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Welcome to the FULL VOICE Music Teacher Blog! We are passionate about sharing great resources and inspirational articles for the inspired vocal music teacher (that’s YOU!) Your comments and ideas are always welcome.

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Song Study Voice Lesson Plan

Song Study Voice Lesson Plan: Wolf in the Forest

April 9, 2021 
An engaging and productive lesson can be connected to singers' repertoire. Here are song-study activities using Wolf in the Forest by Donna Rhodenizer
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Where is the FUN in your Voice Lesson

Where is the FUN in your Singing Lesson?

February 16, 2021 

Play-based learning is powerful. It is how we learn. There is no cut-off age for the effectiveness of play-based learning. Is there a reason you need your lessons to be super-serious?

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Spooky Singing Group Lesson Plans

October 8, 2020 
Small group classes are so fun, and if you are teaching online - here are my spooky singing suggestions for an engaging and fun Halloween-themed class.
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Online voice lesson strategies

10 FANTASTIC Online Voice Lesson Strategies

May 8, 2020 
Online lessons have changed how many teachers can serve their students, and now many teachers choose to teach online as part of their studio offerings. Whether you are new or experienced with online instruction - these strategies are fun and effective.
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Online Small Group Voice Lesson Plan

April 2, 2020 

Here is the step by step for my online small group singing class. I hope this helps you find some inspiration and courage during your transition to online lessons.

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Death to the 30-Minute Lesson

DEATH to the 30-minute Music Lesson

December 28, 2019 
Not long ago, it was standard practice to teach short half-hour lessons. Times have changed. Short lessons might not be serving you or your students.
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Assertive Communication for Teachers

June 27, 2019 

Assertive communication isn't about being rude. It is a style of communication that is professional and healthy. It is not a skill we are born with but a form of communication that requires attention and practice. 

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Hosting Recitals


May 13, 2019 
This event reflects your business, and making music is supposed to be fun – right? Make everyone feel comfortable and appreciated at your next recital.
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How to compete with after-school programs

[5+ Tips] How to Compete with After School Programs (and win!)

August 1, 2018 

Private music teachers/private music lessons compete with other after school programs and the competition is intense!  Sports, Dance, Arts, Clubs...There are so many activities...  How do you ensure that families make music lessons a priority in their busy schedules?

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