Choral Pedagogy

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Singular, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 200 pages
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This concise text is a must-have for choral conducting students or students looking to enter the fields of music education, church music, or choral singing. The text combines the principles of voice pedagogy and voice science with the practices of choral conducting. It offers teaching methods from history and philosophy, medical and voice science, pedagogical concepts, and active music experts, with sufficient medical verification and user-friendly language for medical and vocal term comprehension. Special attention is given to the needs of an amateur singer, with topics covered including choral diction, posture and seating considerations, rehearsal process, and matters of vocal health. With handbook examples and study questions for easy referencing and short essays regarding the work of amateur singers, this text is sure to prove inspiring to students in the choral field.

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Introduction I
The Rehearsal Process
Vocal Health and Pedagogy

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Robert Thayer Sataloff, MD, DMA is a prolific writer of books and articles. Dr. Sataloff is Professor of Otolaryngology at Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia; Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery at Graduate Hospital; Adjunct Professor of Otorhinolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Pennsylvania and at Georgetown University; on the faculties of the Acadeomy of Vocal Arts and the Curtis Institute of Music, Conductor of the Thomas Jefferson University Choir and Orchestra, and Director of the Jefferson Arts-Medicine Center. He is also a professional singer and singing teacher. Dr. Sataloff is Chairman of the Board of Chief Directors of the Voice Foundation and of the American Institute for Voice and Ear Research. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Voice, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Occupational Hearing Loss; on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Singing, Medical Problems of Performing Artists and Ear, Nose and Throat Journal.

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