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Music teaching and choral director resources. Worksheets, handouts, lessons, presentations, videos

Music teaching and choral director resources. Worksheets, handouts, lessons, presentations, videos
Fun Vocal Warmup song - Drake the Snake
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Fun Vocal Warmup song - Drake the Snake

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This song can be used for very young children all the way up to high school. The accompaniment is very easy so that any choral director or music teacher can play it. The chord symbols can be used if the song is sung with a guitar, ukulele or any other instrument. The song can be taught in unison and then sung in canon. The concepts that are taught and enforced through this warmup are: Starting and ending hard consonant K Engaging the diaphragm while hissing in the song Enunciation agility Rhythmic accuracy Silly, funny lyrics will make this song engaging for your singers! Included are sheet music with piano accompaniment, vocal part only and vocal part with chord symbols. If you need MP3 file accompaniment for the song, email me and I will send it to you.
Rhythm drills - Whole, Half, Quarter and Eighth notes
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Rhythm drills - Whole, Half, Quarter and Eighth notes

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This packet includes 20 pages of rhythm drills. The difficulty of the rhythms gradually grows in the following order: 1.Whole notes, half notes and rests 2.Whole notes, half notes quarter notes 3.Whole notes, half notes quarter notes and rests 4.Half notes, Dotted half notes, Quarter notes and rests 5. half notes, Dotted half notes, Quarter notes, rests and ties 6. Quarter notes and beamed eighth notes 7. Quarter notes and rests, Beamed and single eighth notes 8. Quarter notes and rests, Beamed, single eighth notes and rests 9. Mixed rhythms (all the notes and rests mixed in rhythms) Use this packet to practice clapping and counting rhythms with your students. Comprehensive and clear worksheets for students will help them get better at counting and clapping rhythms that include Whole, Half, Quarter, Eighth notes and rests. As addition to these worksheets you can use the following Youtube video for your students - Counting Rhythms