Troubles with Singing

One element that is important to accurate singing is beginning on the right pitch. I was reminded of this recently while I was scoring a solo singing assessment I had just given my second grade students. Students were given a prerecorded cue of the last four beats of the song being sung, and the last … Continue reading Troubles with Singing

Songs for Martin Luther King, Jr.

In another week's time, American schools will take a day on January 19th to honor Martin Luther King and his work toward achieving equality for African Americans in American society. The holiday is celebrated as a federal holiday on the third Monday of January each year. The holiday was first celebrated in 1986. At first, … Continue reading Songs for Martin Luther King, Jr.