For the third edition, the authors have completely revised the text, updating the medical information and expanding the exercises. They have also added three new chapters:A chapter entitled "Singing in the 21st Century" that considers the vocal/choral demands of the choral repertoire being written in this century.A chapter on teaching young boys to sing written by Vic Oakes, the conductor of the Chattanooga Boys Choir.A chapter entitled "The Value of Lifelong Singing."
With its updates and additions, Choral Pedagogy, Third Edition, is a valuable resource for students of choral conducting, music education, church music, and choral singing.
This handbook is great as a quick reference when it's time to:
*organize the venue
* create flip charts and handouts
* motivate the participants
* fill five minutes until coffee!
This entertaining book is packed with good ideas, creative techniques, and extensive appendices available for photocopying. It is a basic handbook for trainers in areas such as industry, government, and healthcare, as well as for personnel and HRD staff, and staff development officers in education.
Phil Race, an open and flexible learning specialist, conducts staff development workshops on learning, teaching, and assessment throughout the world. He has co-authored many books, including '500 Tips for Tutors', '500 Tips for Teachers' and 'Assess Your Own Teaching Quality'.
Brenda Smith is teaching and learning quality manager at Nottingham Trent University. She facilitates seminars and is co-editor of 'Research, Teaching and Learning in Higher Education'.