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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 […]



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 […]