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MUSC227: Beginning Voice/Class Voice Techniques Spring 2021

Books on Class Voice

Teaching Kids to Sing by Kenneth H. Phillips

Books on class voice and related topics (not a complete list!). Click on the links to read more about each book in the UNC Library catalog or to request the book. E-book access requires an onyen.

Alternative approaches in music education: case studies from the field. Edited by Ann C. Clements. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010.  MT3.U6 A47 2010 and E-book

Bozeman, Kenneth W. Practical vocal acoustics: pedagogic applications for teachers and singers. Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2013.  MT820.B795 2013 and DVD

Brinson, Barbara A. Choral music methods and materials: developing successful choral programs (grades 5 to 12). 2nd edition. Boston: Schirmer/Cengage, 2014.  MT930.B82 2014

Cooksey, John Marion.  Working with the adolescent voice.  St. Louis, MO:  Concordia, 1992. MT821.C68 1992

Davis, Richard. A beginning singer's guide. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1998.  MT820.D27 1998                      

Freer, Patrick K. Getting started with middle school chorus. 2nd edition. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2009  MT915.F75 2009 and E-book

________. TIPS: the first weeks of middle school chorus. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2009.  MT915.F77 2009

Haugland, Susan L. Crowd control: classroom management and effective teaching for chorus, band, and orchestra. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Education in partnership with MENC: the National Association for Music Education, 2013. MT1.H38 2013

Heddon, Debra Gordon. Threading the concept: powerful learning for the music classroom. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Education: Published in partnership with MENC, the National Association for Music Education, 2010. MT1.H39 2010 and E-book

Hopkin, J. Arden.  Songs for young singers: an annotated list for developing voices. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2002.  Ref. ML132.S6 H67 2002

Lightner, Helen.  Class voice and the American art song: a source book an anthology. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1991.   MT820.L693 1991

Nelson, Samuel H. and Elizabeth Blades-Zeller. Singing with your whole self: the Feldenkrais method and voice. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2002.   MT821.N45 2002

Ord, Alan J.  Songs for beginning bass voice:  with annotated guide to works for beginning bass voice. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2002.   ML132.S6 O74 2002

Phillips, Kenneth H.  Directing the choral music program. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.  MT935.P529 2016

________.  Teaching kids to sing.  2nd ed. New York: Cengage Learning, 2013.  MT935.P53 2013

Runfola, Maria and Joanne Rutkowski, eds.  TIPS: the child voice. Revised ed. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2010.  MT930 .C4 2010 and E-book

Spotlight on teaching chorus. Reston, VA: MENC, National Association for Music Education, 2002.  MT875.S75 2002

Tagg, Barbara. Before the singing: structuring children’s choirs for success. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. MT88.T35 2013 and E-book

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