CHILDREN SING!

One of the great joys of music ministry is nurturing the spiritual and musical gifts of children. To help them develop these gifts, directors and teachers need exceptional, age-appropriate resources that provide the foundation for learning and success. With a new choir year fast approaching, it’s time to start planning repertoire! Check out these outstanding…

CHILDREN’S MUSIC FOR SUMMER CHURCH EVENTS

Summer is a wonderful time when children enjoy a variety of church activities not usually experienced during the school year: children’s camps, mission camps, confirmation camps, Vacation Bible School, and many others. These annual events are always filled with music and singing songs of faith. As you plan your summer children’s events, be sure to…

CHILDREN’S MUSIC FOR MOTHER’S DAY and CHOIR YEAR END

The close of a children’s choir year is an exciting and busy time. Mother’s Day often marks the final time children sing in worship before the start of summer vacation. Shawnee Press is proud to provide a great selection of Mother’s Day anthems as well as general anthems for both younger and older elementary children’s…

CHILDREN’S MUSIC FOR LENT, PALM SUNDAY and EASTER

Children’s choirs make a moving and memorable addition to the plethora of worship services during Lent, Holy Week, and Easter. From songs of reflection and introspection to songs of celebration and rejoicing, Shawnee Press is proud to provide an outstanding catalog of children’s choral music for the Lenten and Easter season! Be sure to check…

It’s the Busiest Time of the Year!

Children’s choir directors know that Advent and Christmas provide wonderful opportunities for children to sing in worship as well as special seasonal programs and concerts. Directors also know that this time of year can be one the busiest and most stressful parts of the church year. As you (the director of children’s choirs) lead rehearsals…

Choosing Quality Music for a New Children’s Choir Year

One of the great joys of music ministry is nurturing the spiritual and musical gifts of children. To help them develop these gifts, directors and teachers need exceptional, age-appropriate resources that provide the foundation for learning and success. Zoltan Kodály once said, “Only the best is good enough for a child.” This truth sets a…