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Berks (County) Youth Chorus in Reading, PA Announces May, 2017 Auditions

Mar 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Auditions, Berks Youth Chorus, Blog, Children's Choir, Community Choir, Free music education, Free music resource, High school choirs, Home page, Music Education, Music Instruction, Music Student Resources, Pennsylvania Youth Choir, Reading Pennsylvania Chorus, Reviews, Scholarship Winners, Scholarships, Vocal Instruction, vocal performance, Voice, www.choir21.com

http://www.berksyouthchorus.org/ Berks Youth Chorus (BYC), a three-group premier children/youth choral organization will hold auditions in May, 2017, for the upcoming concert season – its 26th — funded by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Reading Musical Foundation. A scholarship program will make it possible for many aspiring choral singers to receive tuition scholarships, […]



Chattanooga Girls Choir Celebrates Its 30th Year

Nov 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Blog, Children's Choir, Choral Conductor, Community Choir, Female Choirs, Girls Choir, High school choirs, Home page, Tennessee Choirs

http://www.chattanoogagirlschoir.org/ The Chattanooga Girls Choir in East Tennessee, is celebrating its 30th year of fine vocal music education and numerous opportunities to perform to young ladies, grades 1 to 12, in the Chattanooga area. The Girls Choir was founded in 1987 and is actually six different choirs, arranged by grade level. The Concert Choir is […]



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 […]



Ardmore High School, Ardmore, Oklahoma

Nov 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Blog, High school choirs, Oklahoma choir

http://www.ardmoreite.com/  Recently, four students in the Ardmore High School choir were named to the Oklahoma All-State choir, after the first round of auditions began Oct. 29. Three students, Cassie Andel, Jade Russell and Nick Martinez, were named to the Junior High All-State choir (freshman still qualify as junior high in the divisions). Landon Johnson qualified […]



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 […]



Sir David Willcocks Passes Away

Sep 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Blog

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/sep/17/david-willcocks One of the greatest modern proponents of choral singing has passed away on Sept 17, 2015. Sir David Willcocks, the great choral conductor, composer and music director, was 95 years old and a bulwark of the development of choral singing — and listening — as a central part of a well-cultured life. The entire […]



How Choirs Enrich Our Communities

Aug 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Blog

Each year in Pratt, Kansas, Pratt Community College’s vocal department invites community members and children to join the school’s choir. This community-rich involvement reminds me of the positive impact that choirs and choral ensembles have at the civic level and in the personal lives of its members. The Pratt College program presents the opportunity for […]



Top 12 Choir Audition Tips

Aug 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Auditions, Blog

Now is the time of year when many choirs, choral groups, and vocal ensembles are holding auditions. Follow these twelve practical tips for your next choir audition to ensure you are at your best. Be prepared. It will help calm your nerves and give you a sense of confidence. Being prepared will mean different things […]



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 […]