You Can't Afford Not To:
Score Study for the Time-Strapped Choral Director
with Kyle Karum
To get into the head of someone else is hard. To get into the mind of a composer is near impossible. In this session, we'll examine ways to more efficiently and effectively study a score. Going from big picture to small details, we'll show you the process by breaking down several pieces of music. Along the way, you'll receive other tips and tricks to learn your score and prepare for rehearsal.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Kyle Karum is a music educator and choral conductor originally from Muskegon, MI. He is currently the Director of Choral Music at Seymour High School in Seymour, IN where he teaches over 260 students in 6 choir classes. For two seasons, he was also the Assistant Music Director for the Bloomington Chamber Singers where he was in part responsible for the organizational and musical accomplishments of the ensemble. Before SHS and BCS, he was the Director of Choral Music and General Music Teacher for Prairie Heights Community School Corporation in LaGrange, IN. Kyle received his Bachelor's of Music: Music Education degree (Choral/General Emphasis) from Western Michigan University. At WMU, he studied conducting under Dr. James Bass, Dr. Ronald Oliver, and Dr. Kimberly Dunn Adams.