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A resource for music therapists, music educators, and other professionals who work with individuals with intellectual disabilities, as well as their families and care providers.
The Reluctant Performer
What do you do when a student doesn't want to perform?
Developing a Program or Setlist
This topic has been on my mind recently, as I organized and directed performances for an open house last week. Determining the ideal order of pieces for a concert never figured into my college coursework as a music industry studies and music therapy major, but after several years of practice, I feel like it comes down to two principles: EFFICIENCY and ENERGY. When possible, try to keep these concepts in mind when initially selecting pieces.
For those of you who aren't sure where to start when it comes to developing a program or setlist for a show, read on...
Kirstie Gallacher-Ang, MT-BC