COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

This resource is being updated as information and resources are made available.  If you have suggestions for inclusion please email Thomas Rinn, trinn@tcda.net. 

 

Research Pertaining to Singing and Covid-19

Note: Research regarding COVID-19 is ongoing. Many of the studies referenced are in pre-publication, awaiting peer review, or awaiting further research to confirm findings. This list is not meant to be exhaustive, if there are articles that you feel should be included here, please email details to trinn@tcda.net.

 

Asadi, S., Wexler, A. et al. (2019). Aerosol emission and superemission during human speech increase with voice loudness. Scientific Reports (9, article number 2348).

Asadi, S., Wexler, A. et al. (2020, Jan). Effect of voicing and articulation manner on aerosol particle emission during human speech. PLoS One. 15(1):e0227699. 

Ashley, M. (2020, June 3) Where have all the singers gone, and when will they return? Prospects for Choral Singing after the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic .  Association of British Choral Directors,  Choral Directions Research.

Hamner, L, et al. (2020, May). High SARS-CoV-2 Attack Rate Following Exposure at a Choir Practice — Skagit County, Washington, March 2020. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), 69. 

Kähler, C  and  Hain, R. Singing in choirs and making music with wind instruments ‒ Is that safe during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic? Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics, University of the Bundeswehr Munich, Werner.

Miller, Sherry. (2020, May). How can airborne transmission of CoV-2 be minimized?. [Webinar]. University of Colorado Boulder.

Spahn, C., Richter, B. (2020, May 19). Risk assessment of Coronavirus infection in the field of music.

World Health Organization. (2020, March) Modes of transmission of virus causing COVID-19: implications for IPC precaution recommendations. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2020.

 

Resources for Remote Learning

Please note, if engaging in these tools for K-12 teaching, each school has specific policies regarding student accounts and privacy. It is strongly advised that school administrations be contacted before asking students to register for any accounts. 

TECHNOLOGY

FlipGrid - https://info.flipgrid.com/

JamKazamhttps://www.jamkazam.com/

MusicFirst - www.musicfirst.com

My Choral Coachhttps://matchmysound.com/my-choral-coach/

Quaver Music - https://www.quavermusic.com/info/about/news-insights/covid-19-developments-e-learning-ideas-for-teachers-and-students/

Sight-Reading Factory - www.sightreadingfactory.com

SmartMusic - www.smartmusic.com

UTheory - www.utheory.com

Webex- https://www.webex.com/webexremoteedu.html

Zoom - https://zoom.us/education

 

INSTRUCTIONAL 

ACDA Covid-19 Response Committee Report - Expected Publication June 15

This document will contain a multitude of resources for teaching choral music in various scenarios, suggested instructional practices, resources, and advocacy information.

Blog by Doreen Fryling - https://doreenfryling.org/2020/03/17/high-school-choir-online-learning-options-growing-as-musicians/

 

Other Resources

TMEA Advocacy Resources - https://www.tmea.org/resources/advocacy

NAFME Advocacy Resourceshttps://nafme.org/advocacy/

Information Regarding University of Colorado study regarding Covid-19 and Musicians - https://www.nfhs.org/articles/unprecedented-international-coalition-led-by-performing-arts-organizations-to-commission-covid-19-study/