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Once the preserve of middle-aged women with fawn footwear and frowsy hair, choirs are suddenly “in”. Across London, bright young things are as likely to be found Facebooking each other about singing practice as parties, while choirs such as Gaggle, the Funk Chorus and Harmony on Heels gain followers.
It’s not too late to register for the Annual Breakfast to be held at the Marriott Hotel Downtown, 13th & Market Sts. Philadelphia, PA Cost is $18.00 – check payable to Temple Music Alumni – send to Janet Yamron 2401 Pennsylvania Avenue 3C42 Philadelphia, PA 19130 See earlier notice for full details. […]
I have been given the task of booking church performances for a college choir. They have not performed outside the school for a number of years so there isn’t really isn’t a database to work with. Does anyone have any suggestions or a form letter maybe that would be appropriate to send to churches regarding […]
Does anyone know where I might purchase a CD with the “Laughing Song” by Pfautsch? I’ve been looking for weeks and have had no luck! Thanks.
I have a beautiful Shaker melody that I wish my choir to perform. I would like to do a simple arrangment of this melody, adding no original music of my own, simply layering the b section over the a section to create a partner song. Are Shaker songs public domain? If not, does anyone know with […]
Colleagues, May I please ask those who direct community choirs which has been the best day of the week to concertize? The group I now direct has done Sunday evenings/afternoons as well as some weeknights (trying to avoid church choir conflicts), and we are undecided. The community is 75,000+ with a large university music […]
I conduct a community choir that is affiliated with our university but is an independent non-profit corporation. As I am fairly new, as are many of the board members, we are reviewing our by-laws and examining the way we run things. I’m interested in comparing our organizational structure with those of you who conduct […]
I teach in a private school with about 375, 9-12 grade students. I teach two periods of choir every day and one group voice class. I also teach group piano, music history, music appreciation and AP music theory. I want to see if anyone else out there has a similar schedule. My friends who teach in the surrounding […]
Greetings all I had one of my HS tenors ask me if there were some good voice training CD’s that he could use while driving in the car and thought I’d ask here for some recommendations. Doing a quick search there are many out there but I’d like to know if there are […]
Don Collins, professor emeritus of choral music education at the University of Central Arkansas, is basking now in the glow of an award he recently received – induction into the Hall of Fame of the Arkansas Music Educators Association, presented in recognition of his outstanding support and contributions to music education. People who recognize his […]