Rise Up and Sing

Hope + change through song

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A Guide to Songleading & Communal Singing

This wonderful book by veteran songleader Ben Kramarz is a must for anyone who wants to start leading singing or hone further their songleading skills.

Whatever setting you are working in—a classroom, camp, faith community, or peace and justice group—this book will help you use singing to empower participants, strengthen the bonds of community, and create hope and change.

176 pp., 7x10, paper-bound  ORDER A COPY

Table of Contents
Introduction: Why Sing Together?
Chapter 1: Setting Your Intention
Chapter 2: Owning Your Repertoire
Chapter 3: Preparing the Place
Chapter 4: Preparing the People
Chapter 5: Listening & Awareness
Chapter 6: Teaching Songs
Chapter 7: Singing With Your Whole Body
Chapter 8: Using Songbooks & Other Visual Aids
Chapter 9: Singing With Children
Chapter 10: Empowering Others to Lead
Chapter 11: Continuing to Grow & Learn
Afterword: Change the World
Appendix (includes an extensive list of songs in Rise Up Singing and Rise Again that are ideal for group singing)