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I am proud to announce the publication of my newest edition, “Messa a 3” for SSA choir, strings and continuo by Giacomo Puccini “senior”, the great great grandfather of the famous opera composer of the same name, published by Hinshaw Music (HMB260). The work is divided into fifteen movements with a performance duration of ca. […]
February 28 will be the deadline for applications to the America Cantat 6 in Juiz de Fora, Brazil to be held next May 7 to 15. Choral festival with Ateliers, workshops and study tours, open to all kinds of choirs, vocal groups and conductors,. Choral presentations, daily evening and night concerts, cultural events, discussions and […]
Question 1: I’m preparing a set piece called “The Thrush” for our coming Music Festival and I need some advice on the blending of some words. I wonder which is better, ” stilla ( blending still and a)” or “still a (separating the two words)” in the enclosed extract of the piece at Bar 9. […]
Does your choir have a core repertoire: pieces that you keep returning to and programming again and again, and that you can pick up and polish on short notice? How large is it (how many pieces)? How do you determine what goes on the core “list”? And how do you keep the music current with your […]
In an effort to do a little rethinking of our music ministry, I am in the process of designing a questionnaire for our congregation, If anyone out there has any thoughts or actual questionnaires you may have used in your own work you would be willing to share, they would be greatly appreciated. Thoughts on starting […]
Does anyone know where I might be able to find midi files (SATB) for all the choral selections of Porgy and Bess? Thank you in advance!
Is there any female (or two or three ladies) who is (are) attending NCACDA in Minneapolis who would consider adding another female to her (their) housing list?
I’ve been teaching at a private girls school for the last four years and I am noticing a trend amongst my Intermediate choir. Our department is designed with three levels of singers, a 1-semester beginning choir open to anyone (usually 30 kids), the intermediate Concert Choir (50-56 singers; auditioned freshman, girls who passed the beginning […]
Does anyone have copies of the brass parts to Koepke’s Risen, Alleluia?
Nessun Dorma on Britains Got Talent. YouTube. Cowell’s Cowed S