Location: Georgia, USA
Music in the Middle with Mr D
Uses modern technology to deliver fun, daily sight singing lessons with video teaching tips and teaching examples along with PDF handouts of Sight Singing and Rhythm exercises and much more. Great method for beginning students with no musical background from 4th through 9th grade.
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*I have taught for over 20 years in public school systems in North Carolina, New Jersey, and Georgia.
*My choral program has over 300 students who take chorus every single day. Most of those students take no private lessons outside of school. My Sight Singing program was designed to reach them.
There are tons of Sight Singing method books out there, but none of them includes video teaching tips and actual video footage of a teacher (me!) working with my children in the classroom setting. We all get ideas when we watch others teach. That is one of the many unique components of my system. It is perfect for daily use. 10 minutes per day..and includes all sight singing examples, rhythm examples, games and exercises needed to be successful with your students. The lessons include reproducible PDF files.
Presentations and Honors
Georgia Music Educator's Association State Convention (Sight Singing)
Cobb County Music Teachers (Sight Singing)
Dekalb County Music Teachers (Sight Singing)
Directed GMEA District IV Middle School Honor's Choir
Upcoming Nafme Webinar (January 2014)- Sight Singing
Teacher of the Year Henderson Middle School
Life Changer of the Year 2013
MM from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
BM from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Henderson Middle School, Dekalb County, GA
South Orange Middle School, South Orange, NJ
Allen Middle School, Greensboro, NC