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Compliment Cards and Post-Recital Regrets

Compliment Cards and Post-Recital Regrets

I found that compliment cards help to reassure students and parents that there are many beautiful moments in a performance. This feedback lifted the energy of the post-recital lessons. Students are inspired to continue working on performance skills. Parents are reassured about their investment in lessons! AND What a lovely way to build support and community within your teaching studio.

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Teaching Harmony Singing to Beginners

Teaching Harmony Singing to Beginners

Helping our students learn to sing harmonies starts from the very first lessons. Here are some teaching strategies and resources that help. I have also included some online activities that may be helpful if you are unable to teach in person (like me).

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Why Singers Need to Move – By Christin Coffee Rondeau

Why Singers Need to Move – By Christin Coffee Rondeau

We all know that clean, crisp movements work best on stage. But they can be intimidating to practice, leading to the bent elbows and small, half-hearted gestures we teachers know and loathe. If we were to develop a studio culture of intentional movement and creative exploration, I wonder: would our students begin to see themselves as naturally rhythmic people? Would they develop a greater sense of spatial awareness? Would they carry themselves–on stage and off–with more grace and confidence?

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