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The Great American Singing Challenge
All kids singing in tune!



Motivate children to sing

Get every child singing in tune

Promote community singing

This website chronicles how 22 teachers in Minnesota launched a project in 2008 that grew to 175 teachers within three years. Unfortunately, the software program that was used, Singing Coach, has been discontinued by the company that produced it. 


Teachers used a free software program to help students learn to sing in tune. It showed a line in real-time for the voice in comparison with the pitches of a song, and gave a score at the end of singing each song. Students could hear their voices played back while they watched the line to see where they were too high or too low from the melody.


Jingle Bells
Oh When the Saints
My Country 'Tis of Thee
A Sing-Along
Newspaper article

Ann C. Kay
Center for Lifelong Music Making