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For Immediate Release February 28, 2017
Sight Reading 101
How to Effectively Teach Beginners to Sight Read
Sight Reading 101

New York, NY – BriLee Music announces the release of Sight Reading 101: How to Effectively Teach Beginners to Sight Read (BLB015 – Score – $19.99) by Mary Jane Phillips.

Mary Jane Phillips' book, Sight Reading 101, proves effortlessly that learning to sight read can be accessible and fun. Practical, efficient, and systematic, this approach to teaching beginners to sight read music utilizes step-by-step "how to’s" for pitch matching success and rhythm comprehension, games to reinforce learned skills, and reproducible exercises to challenge and stretch students' abilities. No beginning choir director should be without this sure fire tool for success.

Sight Reading 101: How to Effectively Teach Beginners to Sight Read is available now through BriLee Music, or your favorite music retailer.

Mary Jane Phillips graduated cum laude from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, where she studied with Dr. Ruth Whitlock, Dr. John Large and Ronald Shirey. She has done additional coursework with Dr. James Jordan of Westminster Choir College. Ms. Phillips is a frequent adjudicator and clinician around the state of Texas, and her choirs and individual students consistently perform at an exemplary level in state and local competitions. She currently teaches at Wayside Middle School in Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD in the northwest suburbs of Fort Worth.

Under parent company Carl Fischer Music, BriLee Music has been the leader in providing quality choral music for the Junior High/Middle School and Elementary School ensemble since 1996. For more information about new publications from BriLee Music or Carl Fischer Music, or to locate a dealer near you, log on to or e-mail For review copies of this publication, please contact Elizabeth Holub at (212) 777-0900, ext. 230 or send an e-mail to

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