This simple, customizable spreadsheet could be used within a one-teacher choral program or shared between multiple teachers/feeder schools in order to prevent attrition between schools.
This simple, adaptable spreadsheet if used in google sheets will allow multiple teachers to communicate with one another in one place regarding potential continuing students.
If multiple teachers are working together and staying on top of each student, there is a far greater likelihood they will continue in the choral program.
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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.