Feb 13, 2017
In today’s episode (Part 1) you will find out what Texas music
educator and superstar, Denise Eaton, looks at when choosing
repertoire for her choirs so they can be successful at learning
through her innovative sequential layering method of teaching
(coming up on part 2 - Friday). This episode is sponsored
by Sight Reading Factory (Use promo code
“NINJA” at checkout for 10 free student accounts!)
Listen: Click to download episode!
Tweet: “You need to make a noise before you can refine the
noise” -Denise Eaton #choirninja Show Notes:
3 Key Takeaways:
- Get ‘em in the room and get ‘em singing immediately
- “You need to make a noise before you can refine the noise”
- No harm singing and sight-singing in unison
- It elevates the weaker singing
- Can be VERY artistic
- When choosing music, be conscious of…
- Rhythmic development
- Harmonic rhythm
- Vocal development
- Depth of sound
- Use sequential layering (next episode) to teach the music.
- Sequence matters because of muscle memory
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- Score study is imperative for sequential growth for choir.
- Elevate their strengths and not their weaknesses.
- You are limited to your own creativity. Don’t let your
limitations limit your students.