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A Choral Director’s Handbook

A Choral Director’s Handbook Resource guide for new teachers.  Compiled by Amy Troxel. In case you missed it, find this helpful new resource under Member Services/Resources, search “handbook,” or just click here:

Congratulations to Tom Shelton, National President-Elect

New Jersey American Choral Directors Association is proud to note that Tom T. Shelton, Jr., a member of our Board of Directors has been elected National President-Elect. Tom is a native of Greensboro, N.C. and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he earned both a Bachelor of Music Education and […]

Recruiting and Retention Ideas for Beginning High School Choral Teachers

I. Basic Goals/Concepts at all Levels – Good Quality Builds Numbers Good tone quality and solid vocal technique Good intonation Good phrasing and musicianship Quality literature appropriate to level Consistent rehearsal discipline and concert etiquette Solid and consistent warm-up regimen II. Connections from School to School – Communication Builds Numbers Teacher connection from Elementary (5th-6th) […]