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TITLE: Trusting the Ensemble

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DATE: December 14, 2018

Curated from TED.com – Technology, Entertainment, and Design – Conductor Charles Hazlewood talks about the role of trust in musical leadership — then shows how it works, as he conducts the Scottish Ensemble onstage. He also shares clips from two musical projects: the opera “U-Carmen eKhayelitsha” and the ParaOrchestra. TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the […]

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TITLE: Organizing the Chaos: Managing the Middle School Choir

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DATE: December 11, 2018

Curated from ChoralNet.org by Developing Voices Author Jennifer Berroth, Choral Director at Leawood Middle School, Leawood, Kansas. I’ve heard it said that teaching middle school puts one at the front of the line for sainthood. We’ve all had days on which we have earned that status. I have been teaching middle school choir for seven years, and in that time I have […]

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TITLE: Music Ed Mentor Podcast #036: 7 Secrets for a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season

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DATE: November 30, 2018

Curated from Smartmusic’s Music Educator Blog –  by Elisa Janson Jones – This time of year it is crucial that we prioritize taking care of our mental and physical wellness. Most of us got into music education as a career because we are givers. We are servants of the little people. Sure we do it for ourselves, but we also can […]

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TITLE: “Tone-Deaf” is an Excuse….not a Diagnosis

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DATE: November 29, 2018

Curated from ChoralClarity.com – by Adam Paltrowitz – “Tone-Deaf” is an Excuse….not a Diagnosis…..and I blame the person who makes the diagnosis. Anyone can learn to sing. If a person can speak, they should be able to learn to sing. All speech is pitched and most people speak using a range of pitches; the concept of varied pitches in speech is […]

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TITLE: HOW DO I GET STARTED WITH INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARDS IN THE MUSIC CLASSROOM? [FREE GUIDE]

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DATE: November 29, 2018

Curated from Midnight Music – by Katie Wardrobe – What exactly does an IWB do? What’s so special? It’s a fancy presentation tool At its heart, an interactive whiteboard (IWB) is simply a fancy presentation tool. Great things: It allows you to get out from behind a desk when teaching your class It usually comes with interactive presentation software which […]

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TITLE: Myths and Facts: Caring for Your Voice during the Winter Months

CONTRIBUTOR: Curated

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DATE: November 26, 2018

Curated from ChoralNet.Org – by Lynn Swanson – For your own voice or your students, here’s some important tips! Taking care of the voice or Vocal Hygiene can be thought of as the care and feeding of the voice.  These are things we do to keep the voice healthy. To take care of the voice, we must also take care of the body. Here […]

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