Choral Clarity with Adam Paltrowitz
Choral Clarity Presents: Your weakest sight-singers may be hiding something from you. We may very well be able to uncover their “secret” once we look a little deeper. Discover what your weakest sight-singers are unable to share. This may be the first step toward helping them improve! find out: The
Choral Clarity Presents: Memorizing doesn’t need to be a goal in order for it to occur during our rehearsals.These 12 tips can improve rehearsal flow, the way singers “buy-in” to our music selections, and the way our singers can memorize their music without being required to give any additional time! Here are 12 Tips for Memorizing
Choral Clarity Blog Presents: How To “Teach” Memorizing Music Without Even Trying Are you tired of requiring your students to go home and memorize their music? Are you tired of threatening part tests? Have you just given up on the idea of memorization altogether? I would like to share with
Choral Clarity Blog Presents: Ideally, our choir should have their music memorized for concerts; it will make for a better concert than having our members hidden behind crinkly paper and being blinded by little dots with words attached to them. With their music memorized at the concert, they will be
Choral Clarity Blog Presents: The Star-Spangled Banner is perhaps the most important, and most frequent song most of our choirs will sing, year after year. We MUST always have this piece ready-to-go in our repertoire, and it must sound polished, regardless of the circumstances (number of available singers, size of venue,
Choir Clarity Blog Presents: If we want to keep our students engaged throughout the year, we need to find opportunities to “change-up” our daily rehearsals. Halloween is a great excuse for “keeping things interesting”, AND it can also be used quite productively! Make your Choir Halloween Rehearsal memorable, creative, and
Choral Clarity Blog Presents: Even beginning choirs can still become filled with great sight-singers over the course of the year. When choirs are filled with sight-singers, rehearsal moves faster, singers remain focused, more music is learned, and the music-making process occurs sooner. With this increased productivity comes more enjoyment for everyone.
Choral Clarity Blog Presents: There are many approaches to developing the ear. I believe that this one exercise is the very best tool for singers to develop their ear at the secondary level. This exercise is equally effective for beginning, intermediate, and advanced singers. I firmly believe that this is:
Choral Clarity Blog Presents: These 8 steps are frequently missed when teaching students to sight-sing. Each step is a must for every beginning and developing musicians. Without having achieved these specific skills, sight-singing is like throwing at a dart board….and some students are facing the wrong direction. The 8 Steps
Choral Clarity Blog Presents: Ever wonder why so many singers in our choirs never learn how to sight-sing, even when we teach it day after day? Once we know the reasons, we can find the solution. Here are: The 6 Reasons Why Your Singers Can’t Sight-Sing….