Frauke Haasemann and her teachings regarding vocal technique have become legendary. Thousands of choral conductors have benefited from her books and workshops. Now for the first time, her primary student in Europe, Sabine Horstmann, has published her creative exercises based on the teachings of Frauke Haasemann.
Written in a straightforward and direct manner, this volume provides an overview of choral vocal technique for choirs at any level of development. There are 94 sequential exercises that can serve as the central part of vocal training for any choir developed by this master teacher.
Topics covered include: · An overview of the "how" and "why" of vocal pedagogy · Techniques for teaching posture, breathing, resonance, and relaxation · Exercises for high range, low range, dynamics, and diction · Suggestions for planning the choral warm-up · Canonic exercises for developing voice and ear