• Chris Rowbury

    Are you tone deaf? Very unlikely!

    Added Wed at 11:44 AM by Chris Rowbury - 291 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   Very, very few people are tone deaf. Tone deafness is an abnormality of the brain which can also affect the understanding of language and certain spatial abilities. So unless you are one of those rare individuals who ar... read more

  • Noctis  Chamber Choir

    Night & Day, Noctis Variety Concert, 20th June 2015

    Added February 18 by Noctis Chamber Choir - 132 views - 0 comments

  • Chris Rowbury

    Using sheet music to teach and learn songs: pros and cons

    Added February 18 by Chris Rowbury - 289 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   Last time I looked at what music notation is for and if you need it to sing.   Sight reading by discopalace   This week I’d like to lay out what I think are the benefits and shortfalls of using she... read more

  • EESC Video Challenge Europe In Harmony

    Singing competition

    Added February 11 by EESC Video Challenge Europe In Harmony - 58 views - 0 comments

      Ever wanted to re-write a masterpiece? Now is your chance! ‪#‎EESC‬ video challenge is back, and this time with music.   ‪#‎Europeinharmony‬ is open to amateur video-makers, choirs and singing groups from all 28 EU Member States. The only requirement is to perform an interpretation of "Ode to Joy... read more

  • Tim Pinder

    It Made Me Almost Like the Beatles

    Added February 5 by Tim Pinder - 135 views - 0 comments

    I go along most Tuesdays to The Sing at the Edge Theatre,Chorlton, Manchester.
This week someone who hadn’t been for a couple of weeks mentioned how much they’d missed it. It got me thinking how much I enjoy it too. Having tried another choir where the repertoire comprised largely of radical songs from around the worl... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Music notation: what is it good for and do we need it to sing?

    Added February 4 by Chris Rowbury - 515 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   Do you have to be able to read music to sing? Lots of people believe so and are put off joining choirs, or even singing at all, as a result.     I don’t use written music when I teach, but does that... read more

  • Kelly Galbraith

    Feb 2 – Tunes & Stories for Groundhog Day

    Added February 3 by Kelly Galbraith - 201 views - 0 comments

    Originally published   Today is the day that camera crews focus their lenses on three rodents. Folks who suffer back aches while shovelling & stamp their feet to bring circulation to their toes while waiting for a ... read more

  • Andrew Throssell

    ALBION - Meet The Choir (RADIO 3)

    Added February 2 by Andrew Throssell - 32 views - 0 comments

    ALBION on Radio 3 - find out a little more about us (with the help of Radio 3 BBC engineers) follow the link on the picture.   Andy Throssell talks a bit about the Albion way to the background of songs from These Islands.

  • Andrew Throssell

    ALBION - In the Star and Sheffield Telegraph

    Added January 31 by Andrew Throssell - 40 views - 0 comments

    Albion lift their voices to the nation Albion help to launch the 2014 Yorkshire Festival at Sheffields Millennium Gallery. Credit: Andrew Stepan Published on the 30 January 2015  15:08   Local choir Albion, who celebrate their third anniversary next month, continue... read more

  • Andrew Throssell

    ALBION - In Decembers Profile

    Added January 31 by Andrew Throssell - 29 views - 0 comments

    Unique Carols - Hear what Profile Magazine had to say about ALBION and their contribution to the Christmas sound. Normally announcements aren't meant to be replied to, but if you nee