Choir Rehearsal Techniques

Benjamin Geier

Intermediate

20 videos

Discover Benjamin Geier's online course about choir rehearsal techniques.

Choir Rehearsal Techniques

Benjamin Geier is an American choir conducting specialist.

In his choir conducting techniques course, he will teach you how to lead a choir, from the preparation and warm-up, going through the score preparation, to the final performance of the piece.

You will have the opportunity to train on three music pieces: “Hush Nation” by Thula Sizwe, “Deep River” and “Ave Verum Corpus” by Mozart.

This choir rehearsal techniques course is divided into three main parts: Vocal technique, rehearsal preparation and piece practice.

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The main concepts taught

Prononciation

Breathing techniques

Score preparation

Gesture

Vowel modification

Warm-up

Vocal techniques

The program proposed by Benjamin Geier

In this course, Benjamin Geier will talk about the rules and responsibilities of the conductor in a children choir: voice warm-up, tone quality, posture, breathing, gesture, prononciation, rehearsal techniques and preparation.

ChapterDetails

Vocal Techniques

Voice warm-up and vocal technique
Tone quality and vowel modification

Techniques to broden children’s voices

Posture, breathing and phonation

Breathing, inhalation, phonation

Rehearsal Preparation

Check the gestures

Psychological conducting

Latin pronunciation and pure vowels
Score preparation 

Score analysis and preparation

Piece practice

Music practice

“Hush Nation” by Thula Sizwe

“Deep River”
“Ave Verum Corpus” by Mozart

Rehearsal plan, breathing, vowels, intonation

ChapterDetails

Vocal Techniques

Voice warm-up and vocal technique
Tone quality and vowel modification

Techniques to broden children’s voices

Posture, breathing and phonation

Breathing, inhalation, phonation

Rehearsal Preparation

Check the gestures

Psychological conducting

Latin pronunciation and pure vowels
Score preparation 

Score analysis and preparation

Piece practice

Music practice

“Hush Nation” by Thula Sizwe

“Deep River”
“Ave Verum Corpus” by Mozart

Rehearsal plan, breathing, vowels, intonation

A word from our teachers

Improve the students understanding of the voice and its applications and challenge the student to achieve their best performance. Many times when a conductor has a good gesture, there is no need to speak, it’s simply in hands.