Sing! is a comprehensive collection of 12 selections for the young singer ranging from Introductory to Grade 2 RCM level. The songs are a combination of “time-tested” solos as well as new titles listed on the 2012 RCM Voice Syllabus and two newly arranged folksongs.
This superb anthology is the perfect collection for voice students. It features a thoughtful and diverse selection of vocal repertoire suitable for festivals, concerts and exams. This is the first book in a series of progressive collections. All of the songs in the book listed on the 2012 Royal Conservatory of Music Syllabus, are not in the new RCM Voice Repertoire books.
Sing! is a valuable addition to your vocal library published by Leslie Music Supply — $19.95
Contents: The Man in the Moon (Linda Fletcher) * Lullaby (Nancy Telfer) * Michaud (Linda Fletcher) * Little Leprechaun (Clifford Crawley) * Summer on the Prairie (W.H. Anderson) * Mr. Nobody (Linda Fletcher) * Dinosaurs (Linda Fletcher) * Margery Maketh the Tea (W.H. Anderson) * Sea Song (Gordon Fleming) * Sleep Little Baby (Linda Fletcher) * Circus Clown (Burton Kurth) * De Colores (Linda Fletcher)
Compiled and edited by Linda Fletcher
Linda Fletcher, B.Mus(Hons), B.Ed., A.Mus., RMT, is actively involved in the music community as a teacher, composer, singer, adjudicator, clinician, accompanist and music director. A dedicated voice teacher, she maintains a busy private studio and has been the organist and music director at Walton United Church in Oakville for over thirty years. Her students and choirs have won many local, provincial and international awards for singing, piano and composition including numerous RCM silver medals.
Her vocal and choral compositions have been selected for music festivals and performed internationally. She was a featured composer in the 2002 Canadian Composers Calendar.
In 2006, Linda was the recipient of the Pauline McGibbon Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award, and in 2012 she received the ORMTA Special Teacher Award. Linda is active as an adjudicator at major music festivals across Canada. She served as chorus director for two Juno nominated recordings by children’s entertainer, Eric Nagler.
Linda was part of the creative team for the 2012 RCM voice series and some of her songs are included in the syllabus. she is a member of ACTRA, NATS, ORMTA and SOCAN.
Dr. Joan B. Heels – Typesetter and Assistant Editor
She is a performer, singing teacher, vocal coach, examiner, adjudicator and author, with her experience grounded in an extensive musical education, including earning a PH.D., M.A., B. Music, B.A., F.T.C.L., L.T.C.L., and an A.R.C.T. Special Diploma.
Dr. Heels has a thriving vocal and piano studio in Hamilton, Ontario, and is a member of the College of Examiner of the Royal Conservatory of Music, examining both singing and speech arts. She was a reviewer of the RCM’s 4th vocal series books, Resonance. Dr. Heels is active as a vocal and choral adjudicator at international music festivals and is a member of the National Association Teachers of Singing and the Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association.
Dr. Heels has authored and published two volumes of the widely-used Sight Singing books: “Sight Singing for Success.” These books are extremely helpful for candidates preparing for graded examinations. They are available at most music dealers and at www.sightsingingforsuccess.com.
As an active member of Rotary, Zonta and Toastmasters International, Dr. Heels is committed to community service and ongoing education.