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MICHAEL GRIFFIN

Articles

Michael Griffin

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Michael Griffin has contributed articles and papers to a number of professional publications. Please contact Michael if you are interested in including his work in your digital or hard copy publication.

Top Ten Tips For Choral Conductors

Top Ten Tips For Choral Conductors

Ten tips for conductors to get your choir in to shape. Follow these and you’ll be on the pathway to choral excellence! 1. Energy! The conductor must have more energy than the choir. Choirs respond to an energetic and passionate conductor. Particularly with young choirs, a fast-paced rehearsal captures the choristers’ attention, reducing boredom and unwelcome behaviour.

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Why Learn To Read Music?

Why Learn To Read Music?

In the West, reading musical notation is probably the most common method of learning and performing music. Nevertheless, some musicians are more practiced at playing without musical notation than with it, and many successful musicians from the worlds of jazz, pop, and folk do not read music. What incentive is there to spend the effort required to become literate with notation?

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Teaching Music Practice

Teaching Music Practice

Learning how to practise is crucial. Nothing is as important in the process of becoming a musician. The greatest factor that drives the motivation to continue practising a musical instrument is making progress. If students do not make progress, they will give up. Hence, teachers must provide students with the tools to improve.

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General Music Practical? Keyboards!

General Music Practical? Keyboards!

You’ve inherited 25 students for general music or KS3 class coming from different schools, backgrounds and experience levels. Students expect practical music experiences as the major part of the curriculum.

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MICHAEL GRIFFIN

M. Ed Studies, B.Ed.

A. Mus. A

Adelaide, South Australia

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michael@professional-development.com.au

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