Rachel James Clevenger, M.Ed., Ph.D, is the Editor-in-Chief of Productions Magazine. After teaching middle school and high school for several years, she earned her doctorate in Composition and Rhetoric. For fifteen years, she taught and directed the Writing Center at University of Alabama at Birmingham and Birmingham Southern College.

Leading a Financially Self-Sustaining, Non-Auditioned Middle School Show Choir

CADENCE from St. Isaac Jogues Catholic School in Hinsdale, Illinois, is special for several reasons: They are non-auditioned and...  More

Family, Acceptance, Music & Community: Totino-Grace Music Program

As an integral part of a school that represents values of humility and grace, Terry Voss consistently focuses on the families touched by...  More

Interview with Shelly Fairchild

Shelly Fairchild, a famous Show Choir alum, takes some time out of her busy schedule to talk about how Show Choir has helped her develop as...  More

Choir Spotlight-Brett Carroll and In Sync: Leading By Example

Though In Sync Show Choir is known for their consistently excellent ratings, their numerous awards and titles, and their innovative and...  More

Madison Central’s Reveille: Launching a Competitive Show Choir and Facing Down a Mentor

Max Lyall was not a total stranger to the demands of building an award-winning show choir, having been a prominent member of the nationally...  More

A Sentimental Business: The Ethics of Show Choir Streaming Video

Anyone who has searched for show choir videos on Youtube knows that you will likely spend a while finding a "good" video of any...  More

DeKalb’s Classic Connection’s “Skinny Bois”: A Fresh Approach to Male Bonding in Show Choir

Classic Connection is an outstanding show choir from DeKalb High School in Waterloo, Indiana, that has been competing for over 26 years...  More

The John Burroughs Powerhouse Partnership: Music Director Brendan Jennings and Visionary Jen Oundjian

Under the direction of Brendan Jennings, the John Burroughs Vocal Music Association (VMA) consists of over 200 students in four curricular...  More

Cutting Edge Show Choir: Working Against Intolerance and Persecution

Director Jeff Clark of the Fairfield Show Choirs in Ohio challenges his students to become leaders and to actively guide the direction of...  More

VH1’s “Off Pitch” and the Grand River Singers

When asked to describe the VH1 Show Choir Reality Show that is creating a buzz across the country-the three words that best summed up its...  More