Home School Heartbeat Radio Program

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Start the Song: Homeschool Choirs

Vol. 116, Prg. 21–25
June 24–28, 2013

Can your child benefit from joining a choir, even if he doesn’t seem to have any outstanding musical ability? On this week’s edition of Home School Heartbeat, join Mike Farris, Dr. Steven McCollum of Patrick Henry College, and two home school moms who started their own choirs to discover how vocal training could be a foundational part of your child’s education!

“Singing in a choir can endow each participant with a healthy vocal technique . . . which is not only useful in choir, but whatever activity or vocation they choose, be it speech and debate, drama, or even as a lawyer.”—Dr. Steven McCollum

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Sing with Me!
When the Music Starts
Hitting a High Note
Join the Song
To Audition or Not To Audition?
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Dr. Steven McCollum

Dr. McCollum has been active as a music educator for the past 20 years, teaching students of all ages. He received a BM Ed from Biola University and his MM and DMA in choral conducting at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. McCollum is the director of music at Patrick Henry College, where he oversees the curriculum development of the college’s music program and adjunct music faculty, directs the PHC Chorale, teaches, and provides leadership for the Patrick Henry College Youth Music Academy, a consortium of ensembles which serve as a teaching lab for the college’s music track majors.

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