The U.S. Army Field Band has compiled a series of lesson plans to accompany the educational video The Joy of Singing. Written by members of the Soldiers' Chorus who have teaching experience at all levels, from elementary to college, these lessons use the major concepts from the video as a departure point for exciting and informative activities to be used in a choral or private voice setting. These standards are taken from the National Standards for Arts Education.
One of America's most renowned bluegrass musicians imparts wisdom and advice based on decades of experience playing in bands from Bill Monroe an d the Blue Grass Boys to Old And In The Way. With Peter Rowan's help, you'll improve your lead singing and establish an authentic bluegrass guitar sound. Peter's invaluable tips on breathing, phrasing, vocal improvisation, and his exercises to increase your power and range, will help you excel as a lead singer. His guitar accompaniment techniques show you how to back up your singing wiht a strong sense of time, add bluegrass style bass.