This is my most recent choir handbook in editable form.
Here is what is included:
-an editable copy of my Handbook in Microsoft Word with commentary for your personalized changes
-a copy of the Redirection (Consequence) form that is listed in the handbook. This is what you can give to students who don’t follow your rules/guidelines. (also sold separately)
-a list of 20+ Guidelines (Rules) to choose from – all of which are concise, clear, and worded positively.
-copy of my 2018-2019 Treble Choir Handbook as a PDF
Please read: How to Write A Choir Handbook; Everything you need to know!
Adam Paltrowitz is a master educator, composer, conductor, and clinician.
During his 20-year tenure as the Director of Choral Activities at Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School in New York, his groups have toured throughout Europe, Canada, and the United States.
He also has pioneered a philosophy that every student is a soloist. Adam’s choral program has also gained great acclaim for the cultivation of eight student-run a-cappella ensembles; some of these ensembles have performed on national and local television programs. His compositions and arrangements have been performed by choirs around the world.
Adam earned his B.S. in music education from New York University, M.A. in vocal pedagogy from Columbia University – Teacher’s College, and Ed.M. choral conducting from Columbia University – Teacher’s College.
Adam resides in Manhattan with his wife, Blair Goldberg, a professional Broadway actress, and their daughter, Lyla.