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Choir Warm Ups for Your Older Students  by Heather Stenner and Cheryl Miller Thurston.  Your students will ask to start every rehearsal  with these great warm-ups.  Adding humor to  challenging warm-ups will add  just the right spice to your classroom.

Choir Warm Ups for Your Older Students by Heather Stenner and Cheryl Miller Thurston. Your students will ask to start every rehearsal with these great warm-ups. Adding humor to challenging warm-ups will add just the right spice to your classroom.

Floating Down the River: How to Have a Successful Elementary Choir. TONS of awesome tips for elementary choir! Management, logistics, choosing literature and more... wow!

Floating Down the River: How to Have a Successful Elementary Choir. TONS of awesome tips for elementary choir! Management, logistics, choosing literature and more.

Music Monsters - each student grabs one on their way in the room. Take it away if they are not meeting expectations. Students who still have their monsters at the end get something special (stamp? sticker?)

My Music Class: Music Monsters - quiet monsters for circle time behaviour. If you have it at end of circle/meeting time, you get a stamp on hand.

If you’re anything like me, you sometimes get to the day of a rehearsal without any coherent plan (I’ve talked about this problem before; it’s a perennial one). So I thought you might find it useful to have a basic toolkit of ideas for warm-ups for those occasions when you just feel totally uninspired and …

a basic toolkit of ideas for warm-ups for those occasions when you just feel totally uninspired and …

Use these simple, engaging warm ups to get your choir ready to sound their best. Students will begin with physical stretches, then they will activate their breath, and they will finally move into head voice.Warm ups are easy enough for anyone to lead, regardless of choral training.

Use these simple, engaging warm ups to get your choir ready to sound their best. Students will begin with physical stretches, then they will activate their

For the people who are not awesome enough to see Pitch perfect and  learn the cup song

learn to do this! the cups song: you're gonna miss me by lulu and the lampshades from pitch perfect. I sing this song to my daughter all the time. It would blow her mind to do the cup part.

this is a great song to use for a daily warm-up that promotes consonant energy!

this is a great song to use for a daily warm-up that promotes consonant energy!

This vocal warm-up appeals to elementary music students as it uses animal sounds to create vocal flexibility and endurance. #chorus

This vocal warm-up appeals to elementary music students as it uses animal sounds to create vocal flexibility and…