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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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Where Sheet Music, Competition & Creativity Collide (in TX)

If you live in the state of Texas, and you’re involved in music and education in the schools, then the two acronyms TX UIL and TX PML likely spill freely and frequently from your lips. And even if you’re not … Continue reading

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Choral Students: Submit Text for an Upcoming Choral Arrangement!

Heritage Music Press continues to celebrate the value of music education and quality music for ensembles everywhere, and they’re inviting students to become part of the compositional process. Through June 30, 2011, Heritage Music Press will accept submissions from students … Continue reading

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The Texas Original Score Contest Wants You!

How would you like to win up to $25,000 for your choir? Wouldn’t that be something? $25,000, to put toward important supplies and resources for your school’s music program. Well, as the well-known slogan says…State Farm is there [to give … Continue reading

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Sing-a-bration is Makin’ a Move!

Exciting, important announcement! The Pender’s Music Company summer choral event, Sing-a-bration, is MOVING! That’s right. Our weekend of workshops that has been held in Grapevine for the last several years is getting a new home, and we’re all pretty excited … Continue reading

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Movement Ideas for Treble Choirs

Movement Ideas for Treble Choirs (by Sally K. Albrecht; provided by Alfred Publishing Co.) Each year, Andy Beck and I film a DVD containing choreography ideas for your choirs. This year’s Shine choral movement DVD offers complete staging for the … Continue reading

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