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Published: 10 April 2013

296 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199920709

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Before the Singing

Structuring Children's Choirs for Success

Dr. Barbara Tagg

  • A comprehensive guide to forming, expanding, and empowering choirs in school, church, or community context for excellence
  • Includes such topics as boards of directors, finances, rehearsals and parents, touring, negotiating transitions of artistic leadership, commissioning new works, promotion and fundraising, building community, preparing a choir to work with an orchestra and more.
  • Extensive repertoire list for children's choirs (over 700 titles)
  • Includes essays by fifteen nationally recognized leaders in the choral field including Alice Parker, Libby Larsen, Sandra Snow, and Jim Papoulis among others.
  • Foreword by Francisco J. Núñez
  • Extensive bibliography of children's choir, business, leadership, music education, and arts related resources