How much are you relying on the piano to teach voice? Do you play every note of every exercise your students sing? Are you sitting at the piano bench for the entire vocal lesson?
This podcast is about honoring the unique challenges of the human voice and sharing simple, effective singing activities that can help our students develop confident, independent singing skills and confidence in their voices!
My Music Staff Minute: Keeping great lesson notes
Sane Singing by Brian Lee
The Human Nature of the Singing Voice – Peter T. Harrison
First We Sing, by Susan Brumfield. (Kodaly inspired singing resources for the classroom) There are many levels available and a very helpful teacher guide.
100 Little Songs and Rhymes by Susan Brumfield
2020 KodÃ¡ly Training at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada https://music.uwo.ca/outreach/music-education/kodaly-certification-program.html
Organization of American KodÃ¡ly Educators https://www.oake.org/
KodÃ¡ly Society of Canada https://www.kodalysocietyofcanada.ca/
KodÃ¡ly Australia https://kodaly.org.au/
Free Tonic sol-fa wall cards and flashcards for your teaching studio or classroom https://www.thefullvoice.com/free-resources/flashcards
Vocal exploration activity: Singing Spaceships (exploring lip and tongue trills)
The Private Music Teacher Planner and Agenda – Newly updated with a 2020/21 calendar and 200 pages of organizational bliss for the busy professional music teacher.