This book would serve as valuable reading materal for perspective conductors and seasoned musicians who would benefit from practical reminders, delivered in a kind and sometimes humorous way. Yarrington knows the field intimately, having dedicated his life to choral music. One can trust these words.
In Pursuit of Musical Excellence
John Yarrington, Professor in Music, Houston Baptist University, retired, currently is adjunct faculty in the Sacred Music Program at the University of St Thomas. He directs the Chancel Choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Houston and continues to teach private voice. Yarrington is no stranger to pedagogical publishing; his most recent publication being Have We Had This Conversation.