European Choir Games 2017
  • Lindsay Rountree

    Gospel Rising Music Festival. Galway, Ireland

    Posted Thu at 9:15 PM by Lindsay Rountree - 16 views - 0 comments

    Gospel Rising Music Festival is a fun, energetic and inclusive event and we're calling on all gospel music enthusiasts to join us in the west of Ireland, in Galway City, to celebrate and experience the continued rising of gospel music in Ireland. Whether you enjoy playing or singing gospel music in a choir or just in ... read more

  • Jason Asbury

    Refugees in Tacoma Joining Their Voices in Song

    Posted Thu at 6:15 PM by Jason Asbury - 130 views - 0 comments

    Since 1975, the United States has welcomed over 3 million refugees according to the U.S. Department of State’s Refugee Processing Center.  Each year the President, in consultation with Congress, determines the numerical ceiling for refugee admissions. Washington state is one of the top ten resettlement ... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    The devil doesn't always have the best songs!

    Posted Wed at 2:45 PM by Chris Rowbury - 251 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   It turns out that the devil might not have the best tunes after all.     Although I run a secular choir (I don’t have a religious bone in my body) we do end up singing a lot of sacred songs. Th... read more

  • Bob Lehman

    Writing an Effective Donor Appeal Part 1

    Posted Wed at 4:04 AM by Bob Lehman - 14 views - 0 comments

    WRITING AN EFFECTIVE DONOR APPEAL Part 1   One of the greatest challenges facing a non-profit, charitable organization is that of raising operational funds through the solicitation of individual donations. Oftentimes, the appeal for donations comes in the form of appeal letters mailed to the home or office of ex... read more

  • MelbourneInternationalSingersFestival

    Melbourne International Singers Festival 2017 - Early Bird Registrations open NOW

    Posted February 17 by MelbourneInternationalSingersFestival - 63 views - 0 comments

    We are thrilled to announce that our guest conductor this year is one of Australia's pre-eminent and most admired conductors, Richard Gill AO.    Now celebrating its 8th year, the Melbourne International Singers Festival showcases world renowned artists, performers and educators in the magnificent venues in... read more

  • Jason Asbury

    ORPHEUS MALE CHORUS OF PHOENIX MAKING A DIFFERENCE WITH VOICES AND ACTIONS

    Posted February 16 by Jason Asbury - 21 views - 0 comments

    The Orpheus Male Chorus of Phoenix, organized in 1929, is the longest continuously performing arts group in the state of Arizona.  During World War II, the chorus performed with 21 singers because many of their other members, including the director, were serving in the military.  According to their website, m... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    All change! - handing your choir over to someone else

    Posted February 15 by Chris Rowbury - 431 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   In January 2008 I handed over the reins of my first choir WorldSong to a new musical director after ten years at the helm.     And in September 2010 – again after ten years – I handed ove... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    The art of persuasion: how to get people to book in advance

    Posted February 8 by Chris Rowbury - 374 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   "Places strictly limited." "Book now to avoid disappointment!" "To be sure of a place, please send a cheque." "Last year we sold out, so reserve a place early!"   Photo by London Permaculture   How ... read more

  • Alwin Michael Schronen

    WAC Contest 2017 - mixed voices (Video Competition)

    Posted February 8 by Alwin Michael Schronen - 84 views - 0 comments

    International Video Competition for Mixed Choirs Organizer: Alwin Michael Schronen and AS-Musikverlag Tholey/Saar - Germany In this international Video Competition for Mixed Choirs you can win a very special prize for your choir: a new a cappella composition of Alwin Michael Schronen dedicated to you and specificall... read more

  • Justyna Dziuma

    "Treasures of Music: Armenia" choral project - change of deadline and links to sources

    Posted February 8 by Justyna Dziuma - 32 views - 0 comments

        We move the deadline to the project to May 2017, and due to many requests from conductors, we also give links to sources where Armenian music is available In relation to the project announced here we are publishing sources allowing you to prepare the recording:Here you will find a lot of re... read more