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Resources & Textbooks

ADVANCE - A Cure for Musical Illiteracy by Ted Reid & Allan Robert Petker in CD form. Includes a Director's Manual, a set of step-by-step lessons, quizzes and a Duplication License valid for life! 

CANTABILE and CANTABILE VOICE CLASS and NEW! CHORAL CANTABILE- These textbooks offer a fresh and comprehensive approach to vocal pedagogy, providing vocal training for singers and choirs.

CHORAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS - The acclaimed series now used in schools, churches, college, and by choral groups world-wide.

CHORUS CONFIDENTIAL - The best course text for any choral music class. "An insightful, direct and entertaining guide to the intricate art of teaching choral music. An essential for every choral conductor's library." Jing Ling-Tam, Professor of Music, Director of Choral Studies, University of Texas at Arlington 

I P A ALPHABET - Teaching pronunciation of a foreign language is one of the most time-consuming tasks for any choral director. Here's an easy to use, handheld tool for you and your choral singers. Every page is a letter of the alphabet, divided into columns for Latin, German, Italian, French and Spanish.

 

 

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 Advance Cd Edition  Author/Lyricist: Ted Reid and Allan Petker  Released: March 2010 
   Attention: This may sound too good to be true - but it is. Teach music literacy to your choir in 5 minute daily lessons. This CD contains a teachers handbook and is packed with 89 lessons that explain almost everything about music for the singer. Organized in an easy to follow, step by step, method, the students will learn names of everything musical, including notes and connect to the keyboard, meters and rhythms, writing counts in music, and interval relationships. A sidebar of quotes, anecdotes and humor serve to encourage and inspire. Optional quizzes and exams are also included. Plus, with a duplication license valid for life, you can print the student lesson handouts year after year for your choir. At last - music literacy for choirs is affordable and practical.
 

  P5025 -   [buy now]
$49.95

 

 

 Advance Vol. 3 - Intervals 
Composer: Reid/Petker 

Voicing: Director's Handbook 
Season: General  Released: January 1997 
  

  P5008 - Director's Handbook  [buy now]
$34.95
  P5009 - Quiz  [buy now]
$5.95

 

 

 Advance Vol. I 
Composer: Reid/Petker 

Voicing: Director's Handbook 
Season: General  Released: January 1993 
  

  P5004 - Director's Handbook  [buy now]
$24.95
  P5005 - Quiz  [buy now]
$7.95

 
Cantabile
 

 Cantabile  Author/Lyricist: Katharin Rundus 
Voicing: BOOK  Released: January 2009 
   CANTABILE offers a fresh and comprehensive approach to vocal pedagogy. A ''spiral of learning'' allows singers to revisit basic concepts as they advance to deeper levels, and gives all readers a path to lifelong learning. A definitive source for individual singers, voice teachers and choral conductors, CANTABILE provides intricate illustrations, a complete glossary and extensive index, and specific vocal exercises for every student and teacher. This textbook will be the new standard for vocal study. When one hears ''vocal pedagogy'' they tend to have tired eyes. But this text book breaks the mold. Making complex concepts easily understood is the hallmark of Dr. Katharin Rundus' teaching career. Filled with anatomical drawings, pictures, graphs and loads of valuable vocal exercises, this book is wisely and attractively organized. Plus, every chapter includes a section specifically for the choral director - who should definitely understand the mechanics of the instrument they transform.
 

  P5023 - BOOK  [buy now]
$59.95
  P5023AF - Reproducible Figures and Graphs  [buy now]
$35.00

 

 

 Cantabile E-Bk  Author/Lyricist: Katharin Rundus 
Voicing: BOOK  Released: January 2009 
   CANTABILE offers a fresh and comprehensive approach to vocal pedagogy. A ''spiral of learning'' allows singers to revisit basic concepts as they advance to deeper levels, and gives all readers a path to lifelong learning. A definitive source for individual singers, voice teachers and choral conductors, CANTABILE provides intricate illustrations, a complete glossary and extensive index, and specific vocal exercises for every student and teacher. This textbook will be the new standard for vocal study. When one hears ''vocal pedagogy'' they tend to have tired eyes. But this text book breaks the mold. Making complex concepts easily understood is the hallmark of Dr. Katharin Rundus' teaching career. Filled with anatomical drawings, pictures, graphs and loads of valuable vocal exercises, this book is wisely and attractively organized. Plus, every chapter includes a section specifically for the choral director - who should definitely understand the mechanics of the instrument they transform.
 

  P5023E - BOOK  [buy now]
$59.95

 

 

 Cantabile E-Kindle  Author/Lyricist: Katharin Rundus 
Voicing: BOOK  Released: January 2009 
   CANTABILE offers a fresh and comprehensive approach to vocal pedagogy. A ''spiral of learning'' allows singers to revisit basic concepts as they advance to deeper levels, and gives all readers a path to lifelong learning. A definitive source for individual singers, voice teachers and choral conductors, CANTABILE provides intricate illustrations, a complete glossary and extensive index, and specific vocal exercises for every student and teacher. This textbook will be the new standard for vocal study. When one hears ''vocal pedagogy'' they tend to have tired eyes. But this text book breaks the mold. Making complex concepts easily understood is the hallmark of Dr. Katharin Rundus' teaching career. Filled with anatomical drawings, pictures, graphs and loads of valuable vocal exercises, this book is wisely and attractively organized. Plus, every chapter includes a section specifically for the choral director - who should definitely understand the mechanics of the instrument they transform.
 

  P5023EK - BOOK  [buy now]
$59.95

 
Cantabile Voice Class
 

 Cantabile Voice Class  Author/Lyricist: Katharin Rundus 
Voicing: BOOK  Released: January 2015 
   CANTABILE - A Manual About Beautiful Singing (P5023) was released a few years ago and has risen to be a staple course text for colleges across the country. This is the perfect follow-up - a classroom text for the undergraduate student. One could think of it as Cantabile-lite. The primary book still needs to be in the hands of the instructor, but students will enjoy a less-comprehensive version at a third of the price.
 

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  P5026 - BOOK  [buy now]
$14.99

 
Choral Cantabile
 

 Choral Cantabile  Author/Lyricist: Katharin Rundus 
Voicing: Book  Released: January 2017 
   CHORAL CANTABILE is a manual that transforms a choir's warm-up time into meaningful voice-building. Dr. Katharin Rundus is a renowned singer, voice instructor and choral conductor who has authored three vocal pedagogy textbooks. The first, CANTABILE, P5023, is a comprehensive college level text now used the world over. CANTABILE: Voice Class, P5026, is single semester text with equal acclaim. CHORAL CANTABILE is the final book in the series and is specifically for the choral conductor. Organized in the same unique, easy-read format, with clarifying icons and duplicatable exercises, this will be a required resource in the classroom and an aid for choral conductors everywhere.
 

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  P5027 - Book  [buy now]
$19.99

 

 

 Choral Questions And Answers Vol 1 
Composer: Dickau/Petker 

Voicing: Director 
Season: General  Released: January 1990 
  

  P5001 - Director  [buy now]
$10.95

 

 

 Choral Questions And Answers Vol 2 
Composer: Herrington/Glick/Petker 

Voicing: Director's Editiion 
Season: General  Released: January 1991 
  

  P5002 - Director's Editiion  [buy now]
$7.95

 

 

 Choral Questions And Answers Vol 3 
Composer: Dickau/Petker 

Voicing: Director 
Season: General  Released: January 1992 
  

  P5003 - Director  [buy now]
$6.95

 

 

 Choral Questions And Answers Vol 4 
Composer: Rundus/Petker 

Voicing: Singer's Edition 
Season: General  Released: January 1995 
  

  P5010 - Singer's Edition  [buy now]
$7.95

 

 

 Choral Questions And Answers Vol 5 
Composer: Petker/Sanborn 

Voicing: Director/Accompanist 
Season: General  Released: January 1998 
  

  P5011 - Director/Accompanist  [buy now]
$5.95

 

 

 Chorus Confidential 
Composer: William Dehning 

Voicing: BOOK 
Season: General  Released: January 2003 
  

  P5013 - BOOK  [buy now]
$29.95

 

 

 Handbell Questions And Answers Vol. I 
Composer: Allan Robert Petker 

Voicing: HANDBELL 
Season: General  Released: January 1996 
  

  P6001 - HANDBELL  [buy now]
$8.95

 
I P A  Alphabet
 

 I P A Alphabet  Author/Lyricist: Cristian Grases 
Voicing: Book  Released: January 2011 
   Teaching pronunciation of a foreign language is one of the most time-consuming tasks for any choral director. The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) has become the recognized authority of pronunciation symbols, but there has never been a resource that makes the teaching process flow easily. The IPA Book is the brilliant creation of USC Conductor, Dr. Cristian Grases. Every page is a letter of the alphabet, divided into 5 columns for Latin, German, Italian, French, and Spanish. This simple organization places an easy handheld tool into every choral singer's hand. Learning has never been so good for high school, college and above.
 

PDF 2x2 See the Music

  P5024 - Book  [buy now]
$18.99

 

 

 Lame Brain Games  Author/Lyricist: Judith Herrington and Clayton Miller 
Voicing: Book 
Season: General  Released: January 2000 
  

  P5012 - Book  [buy now]
$8.95

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