Getting Started with Middle School Chorus Offers Proven Solutions for Middle School Choral Teachers
RESTON, VA (October 13, 2009) – Getting Started with Middle School Chorus, Second Edition, a new publication by Patrick K. Freer and published by MENC: The National Association for Music Education and Rowman & Littlefield Education (RLE), provides practical advice to all teachers of middle school students, with a special emphasis on those new to the job.
Getting Started with Middle School Chorus points teachers in the right direction with advice in such areas as:
- Budget & Equipment
- Rehearsal Planning
This second edition of Getting Started with Middle School Chorus gives new information on working with young adolescent changing voices, designing optimal rehearsals for middle schoolers, managing growing choral programs, and helping youngsters gain musical skills they can carry with them for a lifetime of making music. This practical outline will help build confidence as teachers take on the new responsibilities associated with teaching middle school chorus.
Getting Started with Middle School Chorus, Second Edition is available from RLE in paperback for $21.95. MENC members receive a discount of 25%. To order or for more information, call 800-462-6420 or visit www.rowmaneducation.com.
MENC: The National Association for Music Education, among the world’s largest arts education organizations, marked its centennial in 2007 as the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. Through membership of more than 75,000 active, retired, and pre-service music teachers, and with 60,000 honor students and supporters, MENC serves millions of students nationwide through activities at all teaching levels, from preschool to graduate school. MENC’s mission is to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all. Since 1907, MENC has worked to ensure that every student has access to a well-balanced, comprehensive, and high-quality program of music instruction taught by qualified teachers. MENC’s activities and resources have been largely responsible for the establishment of music education as a profession, for the promotion and guidance of music study as an integral part of the school curriculum, and for the development of the National Standards for Arts Education. MENC is located at the National Center for Music Education in Reston, VA.