Apps For Arranging Music

Incorporating technology into your music arranging process is essential if you want to work more efficiently.  It’s basically a given that you will use some kind of music notation software (Finale, Sibelius, Dorico, Musescore) and/or DAW (ProTools, Logic, Cubase) but there are a lot of really great tools out there that will help you work […]

UTAH ACDA 2021 Virtual Swag Bag

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How to Commission New Choral Music: All The Questions You Were Afraid to Ask

There’s no better way to energize your choral program than by commissioning new music.  Yet, many directors have never considered it—either because they don’t personally know a composer, or they assume it’s going to be too expensive or too complicated.  (It might be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be complicated.) The benefits are enormous: […]

Teaching Arranging in the Choral Classroom

Download for FREE Exposure to arranging at a young age was one of the things that kick-started my love for music. It enabled me to learn the music I wanted to play and gave me the tools I needed to eventually start creating my own music. Unfortunately, arranging is not traditionally part of the curriculum in secondary […]

Resources for Show Choir Directors

If you are new to teaching show choir (or just looking to up your game) there is a large community of professionals and resources available to help you build your program.  This list will be continuously updated as new resources become available.  3rd parties are solely responsible for their own content. **If you have a […]