The Choir Member's Companion

Book - Paperback
The Choir Member's Companion
Paperback ISBN: 9780687256402
$4.99 Show Buy
E-Book ISBN: 9781426728709
$4.99 Show Buy

Published January 1998

The Choir Member's Companion is designed for use by individual choir members in a local church adult choir. The book is intended for purchase by the choir director to be given to choir members as gifts or as a way for choir members to better understand musical symbols, terminology, and symbols used in choral music. CONTENTS: 1. Introduction to Choir Membership 2. Basic Music Reading Skills 3. Musical Road Map 4. Basic Vocal Techniques 5. Sight-reading New Music 6. How to Mark Your Music 7. Preparation for Worship 8. Preparation for Other Performances 9. Glossary of Musical Terms and Symbols

About the Author

Ginger G. Wyrick

Ginger G. Wyrick is Director of Choral Activities and is on the faculty of Queens College in Charlotte, North Carolina. She is the author, composer and editor of several products from Abingdon Press: Church Music for Children; Church Choir 101; The Choir Member’s Companion; Joseph: What a Life (session plan writer); and 52 Arrival Activities for Children’s Choir. Ginger is active in several music organizations including Chorister’s Guild, American Choral Directors Association, American Guild of Organists, Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts, and others.