ExpiredPOST-PONED: Musical Transitions in the Vocal Classroom and Rehearsal



Come see a live class with fourth grade members of the Fairfield County Children’s Choir! The focus of our session will be on musical transitions, which can bring an element of surprise, creativity, and magic to lessons and rehearsals, while moving students seamlessly from one selection to the next. Participants will be provided with a toolkit of ideas and vocabulary to assist in planning. They will observe, discuss, and create their own musical transitions such as the transitions door, solfa ladder, human piano, magic wand, mystery song, poison rhythm, sneaky snake, solfa staircase, and more!

About the presenter:  Jacqueline Sugrue-Tait is an elementary core music teacher and choir director in Westport, Connecticut. She is the conductor of the Concert Choir of the 340-member Fairfield County Children’s Choir, and performs as a soprano in the Connecticut Choral Artists (Concora). Jacqueline earned her Master of Music Education degree from Columbia University’s Teachers College. She holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Education, with an emphasis in piano and voice, from The Hartt School. Prior to working in Westport, she taught elementary vocal music in West Hartford. Jacqueline has received all levels of the Kodály Certification from the InterMuse Academy in Provo, Utah, and is fully certified in the Feierabend Approach. She has presented at OAKE conferences at the state, regional, and national levels as well as CMEA.

  • Musical Transitions in the Vocal Classroom and Rehearsal
    May 30, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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13 Hyde Ln, Westport, Connecticut, 06880


Long Lots Elementary School Music Room

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