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From A Cappella News: BBC America will premiere BAFTA-award-winning series “The Choir ,” a nonscripted show reminiscent of Fox hit “Glee,” in the spring. The series made choirmaster Gareth Malone an unlikely star in the U.K. in depicting his efforts to build choirs in blue-collar settings. The 13 episodes that BBC America will […]
Greg Sandow recently listed his top ten changes in classical music over the last decade. Here is number four: Entrepreneurship taught at music schools “Entrepreneurship” — that’s a buzzword at music schools today, as the schools realize that classical music careers are changing, and that musicians (see “Classical music goes online,” above) may need to […]
My new Kindle reader blog seems to be fascinated with the future of book publishing. They proposed this new business model for books: If we envision an ideal future for Publishing it might look something like this – Authors. Publishers (when Authors choose to engage them). A Platform that facilitates creation, editing, buying, and distribution of books. Readers. […]
Most users anticipate that ChoralNet has a worldwide audience, but do you know the top ten countries that visit us here? Top 10 Countries that Visit ChoralNet: 10. Netherlands 9. Philippines 8. Italy 7. Spain 6. Germany 5. France 4. Australia 3. United Kingdom 2. Canada 1. United States Source: Google Analytics
My good friend Terre Johnson was recently named as the new National Chair in Music in Worship in the ACDA Repertoire and Standards area. He is a natural leader and quite visionary. A little from the ACDA website: The American Choral Directors Association is pleased to announce Dr. Terre Johnson’s appointment to the position of ACDA’s […]
See the whole thing here! Tom Carter pointed this out to me via Liz Garnett’s blog. Hilarious.
I am an iPhone user – it is a superb digital device. I just saw two great accessories for the iPhone, one that is musical. You like? See the whole story here.
The last ChoralNet board meeting had a historic feeling to it. At least, it did for me. I’ve only served on the board for a few years, but I have admired the people that started and maintained ChoralNet for many years. A quick recap: ChoralNet started because Jim Feiszli saw an opportunity – […]
(click here for a bigger picture) It snowed in Birmingham yesterday and we all went predictably crazy. Here in the south, we dismiss school at the mere suggestion of snow, not the actuality of it. My school isn’t dismissing class, however. I heard on the radio this morning that there was a run […]
My good friend Don Oglesby visited Birmingham over the Christmas break and told me about this new site on the Masses of Joseph Haydn. It is a promotional website about a new book described this way by the authors:: In the first comprehensive study in almost three-quarters of a century of all Joseph Haydn’s […]