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I hear these three words all the time: Community, Communication, Collaboration Ours is a collaborative art, is it not? We form communities of choral singers and use our communication skills to enhance the lives of singers and audiences. It is worth noting the Latin roots of the word: “Communication” is a word with […]
Saw this TED talk discussed on Vern Sander’s blog. Compelling ideas:
Great video in the style of “Did you Know?“
Whoa, where did this new ChoralNet come from? I liked the old one better. The old ChoralNet hasn’t gone anywhere. The same Forums, Classifieds, Announcements. The same ChoralNet Daily, although you might notice a few little improvements there. The same personalized subscriptions. What’s new (besides a new logo and a few color changes) […]
We’ve featured these before, but this is better than most: h/t Thoughtful Gestures.
Just saw A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and this quote caught my ear, from Act I, scene 2: We will meet; and there we may rehearse most obscenely and courageously. Take pains. Be perfect. Adieu. I’m going to try my darndest to rehearse obscenely and courageously next time.
I mentioned Vern Sanders’ blog yesterday. As I was looking it over, I spotted a short listing of anniversaries that choral composers might like to know about: I know that I am considering music for the fall . . perhaps you see a composer there that you want to celebrate.
Do you know about Vern Sanders’ DotDotDot blog? It is a website you must know if you are a church musician these days and all choral musicians can benefit from following Vern’s blog, twitter, or anything else he may put out there! Look over his website and let me know what you think. […]
Kenneth Woods tells a moving story about a violinist who’s not going to make it to the concert because she’s expected to die of cancer before then, but she struggles to come to the rehearsal. Suddenly, drilling this program to the highest possible level didn’t seem like such an important goal. What could I… what […]