In his third book for Shawnee Press, following the two best-sellers "The Perfect Blend" (MS959) and "The Perfect Rehearsal, " (MS1099) Timothy Seelig (former longtime director of the Turtle Creek Chorale in Dallas, professor at SMU, and current Director of Art at the Hope for Peace and Justice Center, ) presents invaluable tools to organizing your choral program - whether you are a church choral conductor, or a school director.
The Perfect Choral Workbook is organized into several chapters (reviewing your situation, planning ahead, rehearsing, communicating, vocal resources, post-concert tasks, etc.) with 48 'forms' to help you get organized. The book includes descriptions, practical uses, and samples of the form, and the CD-ROM includes blank versions of each (in Word and as PDFs) for you to print and use.
Among the 48 'forms' -
Long- and Short-term goals
Equipment and wish list
Tech Scripts (for lighting, sound, etc. at concerts)
Organizing a budget
Seelig covers every aspect of choral conducting, from the most exciting to the most mundane yet necessary tasks. Get yourself organized with this great new resource! ©2008, 80-page book + CD-ROM.