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My choir, in conjunction with another choir, is going to be in residence for a week at Bristol Cathedral, UK this summer. For the Choral Evensong services, I am interest in the settings of the Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis by Gerald Near (Plainsong Theme) and Imant Raminsh. While I have the sheet music, I am having difficulty finding recordings […]
I am a second year middle school choral teacher, and at the moment I have 3 treble choirs (6th, 7th, and 8th grades) that are mixed gender. Coming into the program, there were not many boys in the program. I am lucky to have 2 or 3 boys in a class. I would like to […]
I would like any advice on how to prepare for an upcoming audition for a Masters of Choral Conducting. I received the music today and my audition is in a week. I am a seasoned conductor with 10 years teaching at the high school level. I really would like to do well!
Dear Musicians, For major seasons of the year I prepare rehearsal CDs … typically recording the SA, TB, then SATB voicing for each song. I will give very brief instructions at the beginning of the recording and “spell” the voices, then give a lead in count, play the voice parts using use a piano patch […]
I am taking my high school chamber choir on a tour in June, and we will have a couple of days in D.C. We hope to sing at a liturgy at the Basilica, and I was hoping to do a civic performance as well. Does any have any suggestions of good performance experiences that can be had […]
serching the orignal wards in English. black fork song Our choral gruope,Kusabue sing an old black fork song in japanese. Inorder to sutdy it,looking for orignal wards. It`s tolansrated in japanese like “The lights of the river fade” The lights of the river fade the moon goes below be wih you,flowers are blooming glory I love you,Daina Oh,Lasta […]
I teach at an international boarding school. Our students come from over 43 different countries and only 5% of my students call English their first language. Many of our students come only for the one year experience of being in an American school. Partly becasue of this, I have only a 5% to 10% retention […]
Richard Proulx passed away last night (Thursday, Feb 18) in Chicago after being hospitalized on Monday. His tremendous influence on church music in general, and on Catholic music in particular, has been far-reaching and exemplary. His friendship beginning in the early ’60s was probably the single most important influence on my professional development, as I […]
I want to purchase one copy of Anthems for Men’s Voices 2. It is currently out of print. Does anyone have a single copy that they are willing to sell?
Does anyone know how you would go about finding and or renting a portative organ? We used a very nice one in a performance in Notre Dame and would prefer to use one in an upcoming performance of Mozart Vespers instead of a harpsichord. We are in Lexington, KY any assistance or suggestions would be […]