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We are scheduled to present Haydn’s Creation in May. Cannot afford a full orchestra. Is there a smaller orchestra version, perhaps with organ available? Or are there any other suggestions. Thanks.
I’ve developed an App that may be useful to members. It’s called Magic Stave (search youtube (for video demonstration) or iTunes (to obtain a copy)) and converts any monophonic sound (voice, single notes played on any instrument) into notes displayed on music staves. I thought vocalists would benefit from the ability to have visual feedback […]
What a great idea! Since everyone seems to fear the boredom of annual meetings, this would lighten the load and perhaps encourage some real-time thinking and acting rather than the “let’s just vote and get out of here” attitude. Might give it a try myself.
Earlier this school term, my kids and I were forced into “performing” for a pta meeting (you don’t want me to start on that one…), so we made it fun: we chanted some of the lesson plans, vocalise, and stories about new hymns they were learning – to the old Gregorian psalm tones 2 and […]
I need a short choral piece – madrigal form – solo or anything in between to use at the annual meeting for the choir to sing at the church annual meeting. The priest wants a sung report which is humorous rather than a written report. With just finish Christmas and his installation – my creativity […]
But the Harmonics, part of Stanford for almost two decades, are about as musically big as a small set of student voices could be. The group’s penchant for creative risk has been galvanized by departing music director Charlie Forkish, ’11, who over the last three years has driven the Harmonics into such technologically edgy territory […]
I am looking for a choral arrangement from a 1970’s tune recorded by The Fifth Dimension called “The Declaration”. It was part of a medley. Does anyone have the music to borrow or even the name of the publisher. I’m sure it is out of print at this point. Please let me know. Thanks, J. […]
Hi all, I have a group of 4 HS guys that really do well together, and I need a good contest piece for them asap. They were doing “De animals a’comin” (arr. Bartholomew), but they blew right through it. I’d like something a little harder and a *little* longer. I was thinking “Vive […]
Dainava, a Chicago-based Lithuanian chorale, has prepared a special musical program featuring an authentic Lithuanian instrument, a reed pipe called a “birbyne,” in a unique program combining folk instrument and choral music traditions. The performance will be held on Saturday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. at the Lemont High School Performing Arts Center, 800 […]
Geraint Llyr Owen, 13, a member of Llandaff Cathedral Choir, Cardiff, performed a solo in Pie Jesu at the Celebrating Karl Jenkins concert at the Wales Millennium Centre in November. The concert was broadcast on the Welsh language channel S4C and the clip was posted on the internet. Distinguished Concerts International New York saw […]