Adult choirs

Choir Music Works To Bridge Community Divide

Jun 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Adult choirs, African American choirs, AME choirs, Choirs, Gospel Choirs, Indiana Choir, New Orleans choirs, Protestant choirs, www.choir21.com

As our country continues to struggle with racial tensions and political divides seem to grow ever wider, the Castlewood Singers are working to bridge our differences through the universal language of musical expression. The Historic St. James AME Church, http://www.stjamesameno.com/, is the oldest protestant African American church in New Orleans and they recently hosted the Indianapolis […]



Garment Racks Etc. – Keeping Choir Clothing Looking Its Best

Jun 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Adult choirs, by Michael Leppert, Catholic choirs, Catholic High School choirs, Chamber Choir, Children's Choir, Childrens choirs, Church Choir dresses, Etc., Garment care, http://www.garmentrack.com/, Performance clothing care

http://www.garmentrack.com/ by Michael Leppert Maintenance of performance clothing is one of the most important logistical procedures of choir support personnel. No matter how musical a group may sound, a slovenly appearance can ruin the overall impression of their concerts. Choir members should look as professional as possible at every performance. Garment Racks Etc. is a […]



Sight-singing – the Most Important Skill for Choral Singers

May 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Adult choirs, Blog, Boy Choir, Catholic choirs, Chamber Choir, Childrens choirs, Choirs, Composers, Ear training, Internet resources, Kids choirs, Movable Do, Music Education, Music Instruction, Music Theory, Musical skill development, Sight-singing, Solfeggio

http://www.choir21.com/ Sight-singing or what most people think of as “reading music” is the most important skill a choral singer can possess. Sight-singing is best learned and practiced using Solfeggio or Solfege (soul fedge), with movable Do (dough) — also known as “Do-Re-Mi, etc.” This system applies each of the generic syllables to a particular tone […]



Windsong Feminist Chorus in Cleveland

Nov 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Adult choirs, Blog, Choral resource, Cleveland Choirs, Community Choir, Concerts, Female Choirs, Feminist Choirs, Lakewood choir, vocal performance, Women's Choirs

http://windsongchorus.org/ Cleveland, Ohio has always been a hot-bed of musical activity – both Classical and Pop, instrumental and vocal. So, it is fitting and to be expected that it would be home to a Feminist Chorus. Windsong is a vocal organization of women who offer empowerment through vocal performance that is conscientious and supportive to […]



Choral Charisma – Singing With Expression

Feb 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Adult choirs, Blog, Boy Choir, Chamber Choir, Children's Choir, Choral Charisma, Choral directors, Choral Instruction, Expressive singing, Music Education, Music Instruction, San Francisco Choir, San Jose Choral, Texas Choir, Tom Carter, Vienna Boys Choir, Vocal Instruction, Voice

Author: Tom Carter , 2005 —  http://www.choralcharisma.com/ From Amazon: Are you a choral director who would love your singers to be more expressive? Are you a singer who wants to sing with passion and authenticity? Are you a voice teacher who would like to help your students sing with greater presence? Are you looking for […]



Lime Lighter: Connecting the Musician with Low Vision to the Music and to the Music-Makers

Aug 31st, 2015 | By | Category: Adult choirs, Boy Choir, Children's Choir, Note reading

http://www.dancingdots.com/ by Regina Smith, AT Specialist and Laurie Haynes, TVI Hamilton County Department of Education Chattanooga, TN Participation in school music programs is often associated with improvement in academic areas. For the student who is visually impaired, music also forges opportunities for new relationships and connections. Playing an instrument within a group promotes socialization and […]



Veterans Find New Direction in Choral Singing

Nov 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Adult choirs, America's Got Talent, Community Choir, Los Angeles Choirs, Military Choirs, Mixed Choirs, New Directions Choir, Veterans, Veterans Choir

In honor of all service members for Veteran’s Day and every other day, check out this video of the New Directions Veterans Choir: <a href=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8U1phFADZEQ” target=”_blank”>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8U1phFADQEZ” Despite their hard work and proud service, these amazing people found themselves homeless in the Los Angeles area. Through focus and determination, the choir gave them new hope and […]



Sir David Willcocks

Nov 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Adult choirs, Blog, Boy Choir, Children's Choir, Choir Compeition, Choral Conudctor, Conductor, International choirs

By Linda Foster Born December 30, 1919 in Newquay in Cornwall, Sir David was discovered by a piano tuner to have perfect pitch at the age of six. Sir David’s mother subsequently arranged to have him audition with Sir Walford Davies, a British composer and Master of the King’s Music from 1934 through 1941. Sir […]