Choral Resources 

All Salvation Army publications are available directly from the Supplies and Purchasing Department.  Many of them are also available through jwpepper.com, as are the non-army publications. Jwpepper accounts are very easy for a corps to set up.


Salvation Army Publications

Children's Praise

This vocal series is perfect for Singing Companies. Contains unison and two part arrangements. Comes with accompaniment CD. This is now FREE, and available for download.

Sing to the Lord

Children's Voice Series and Mixed Voice Series

This is an excellent series for junior choirs and songsters. Accompaniment CD available for volumes 10 and up.

Sing Praise

Adult choral series in three parts (SAB). Designed for choirs with limited vocal range and easy to moderate difficulty levels. A very useful publication for corps songsters!  CD of accompaniment is available.

Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

Gospel and contemporary vocal settings for all ages!  1 and 2 part choral settings for any choral group. CD of accompaniment is available. 


Vocal Training (Print)

Evoking Sound

 Sabine Horstmann- GIA Publications

Great tool for leaders. This innovative approach is a collection of warm-ups, exercises, posture, breathing, diction, and suggestions for planning your choir's warm-up.  

Sing Legato

Kenneth Jennings - Neil A Kjos Music Co 

Unique  studies perfect for vocal training. Teaches basic aspects of singing such as intervals, diction, dynamics, and ear training. This method teaches the techniques through songs written for that purpose. Examples are Sing Legato, Staccato is Short, The Third Comes in Two Sizes, etc.  

(PDF) Children's Choral Guide

By Priscilla Burgmayer. A must-read for Singing Company Leaders! This is a Step-by-step guide to preparing and running rehearsals, doing warmups, and further resources.  Free download!

Canons, Songs, and Blessings

 Helen and John Kemp -  Choristers Guild

Enjoyable resource to introduce part singing through sacred, classical, folk, and "nonsense" rounds. 

Melodia

 Samuel Cole & Leo Lewis - Theodore Presser Co.

A time honored sight-singing book for youth and adults.  

The Complete Choral Warm-up Book

Russell Robinson & Jay Althouse - Alfred Music Publishing 

Great book for leaders, full of handy information. A virtual "Everything you ever wanted to know about warm-ups." 


Vocal Training (Video)

 

Daily Workout for a Beautiful Voice 

Charlotte Adams- Santa Barbara Music Publishing 

Vocal exercises designed to free the voice without intimidating the singer. Includes a booklet notating all exercises. Designed for teens, but also works well with children.  


Other Publications

The Chorister

A bi-monthly publication for conductors of children's choirs designed to "nurture the spiritual growth of children and youth through music." Includes helpful articles, loads of great ideas, resources for worship, samples of new octavos, as well as a calendar of events. Become a member of the Choristers Guild to receive this publication.