Choir Ninja, with Ryan Guth
About This Show
Formerly the Find Your Forte podcast - Step up to the podium with purpose and make the most of your public or private school's choral program with solutions you never saw coming! Join Choir Ninja, Ryan Guth as he brings you weekly interviews with veteran in-the-trenches choral directors on how to manage your choir, teach concepts like sight-singing and group vocal technique, market your program, and help inspire a love of choral music in your students each day.
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Most Recent Episode
Tech Toys for Teachers, with Greig Ashurst
6 days ago
Happy Birthday, teachers, it’s the episode you’ve asked for! Tech expert Greig Ashurst shares his favorite apps and software for your choir classroom. Ryan and Greig go deep into ways to use a few of these tools to make your rehearsals more productive, but make sure you check out the show notes for an expanded list of essential music tech to explore. Listen: Highlight to Tweet: “Make them engage with their cell phones...they are going to have them anyway.” - Greig Ashurst Show Notes: Rehearsal Planning/ Ensemble Management Symbaloo Google Apps For Education (GAFE) Google Classroom Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms Notation Applications Sibelius Finale Staff Pad Integrating/Accompanying Smart Music Protools Audacity Soundtrap Garage Band Drum Machine Apps Other Cool Stuff Bit Links - URL Shortened Blue Yeti microphone Calendly “Cellphones Required” - A concert theme that encourages the audience to use their phones to interact with the performance Bio: For more than twenty years, Greig Ashurst has developed an impressive conducting and teaching career in many facets of music, technology, and educational philosophy across the United States. A native of Lafayette, LA, he served as a music educator in public and private schools and universities in Louisiana, North Carolina, and Texas. Mr. Ashurst has held the position of Music D
Rated 5 out of
Ryan is inspiring! He knows how to speak in a way that motivates me to go into work each day and "step up to the podium with purpose". Love listening each week!
Date published: 2015-10-15