Category Archives: Publishers

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Keepin’ it Real: Music [Education] in the Social and Digital Age

Companies large and small go in and out of business all the time, much like the ebb and flow of the tides each day. There is no sector of business immune to it, and sometimes there seems no rhyme or … Continue reading

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Work Backwards for Success

A Choir Teacher Prepares for the New School Year [by Guest Blogger, Denise Eaton] We are people of “beginnings” but I have found that teaching requires something more from me. Instead of thinking about the beginning of the year, think … Continue reading

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NEW Freddie the Frog: Beyond the Books | Finally Here!

NEW Teacher’s Book! [The information below is taken from Sharon's e-newsletter announcement that the long-awaited book, Freddie the Frog: Beyond the Books is finally in print. Get one now, for the beginning of your school year!] From Sharon: How do … Continue reading

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Arranging Pop Tunes for Choir

For Choral Cache Thursday, here’s an article that was recently written for “Ledger Lines,” an e-newsletter that is produced by Alfred Publishing. It’s written by Michael Spresser, one of Alfred’s choral editors: Arranging Today’s Pop Chorals By Michael Spresser Alfred … Continue reading

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Sing-a-bration 2011 Wrap-Up

Greetings from Texas! Were you able to attend Sing-a-bration in Lewisville, and want to make sure that you got the best-of-the-best for the upcoming school year? Or, were you unable to join us, and you’d like know what you missed? … Continue reading

Posted in Alfred Music Publishing, Choral, Clinicians, Elementary Music, Events, Hal Leonard, John Jacobson Choreography, Joy of Singing, Joy of Worship, Reading Sessions, Sacred Reading Sessions, Singabration, Singabration Elementary, Singabration Secondary, The Lorenz Corporation | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Pender’s as the Arkansas Traveler

It’s always nice to have the opportunity to display at band and orchestra meetings and conventions. There’s nothing better than face-to-face time with our customers. And it’s especially nice if it’s combined with the appearance of noted clinicians, conductors or … Continue reading

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New for YOU! Joy of Singing in two tracks!

New for YOU! Joy of Singing ELEMENTARY -and- MIDDLE SCHOOL/HIGH SCHOOL @ Sing-a-bration 2011! For the first time ever, Hal Leonard’s very popular Joy of Singing session will be offered in two tracks during our Sing-a-bration weekend of choral workshops. By … Continue reading

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Just for Kids

Today’s Pender’s Piano Prose is a staff review on a new book, recently published by Hal Leonard: Just for Kids is a new collection of 8 original pieces for the elementary student by Mona Rejino. It is based on the … Continue reading

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Music from Glee: It’s Not for Singers Only

The Fox TV show Glee continues to breathe new life into many classic ’70s and ’80s-era songs, as well as heighten the awareness of music and the arts in our modern-day schools. It’s the glee club that’s usually in the … Continue reading

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Have you Met Freddie the Frog?

______________________ Have You Met Freddie the Frog? ____________________ Freddie the Frog is an elementary music sensation! He’s a music teacher’s best friend, especially in teaching preschool through third grade students the basic elements of music. __________________________ Using the 14″ hand … Continue reading

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