MALTA INTERNATIONAL CHOIR FESTIVAL
  • Chris Rowbury

    Now THAT’S what I call singing! Volume 1

    Added Wed at 12:17 PM by Chris Rowbury - 239 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   Last week I wrote about the kinds of singing that I like (I may not know much about music, but I know what I like!).     Now I want to give you some concrete examples of the kinds of singing that I love. ... read more

  • Kitty Babcock

    How to Handle Negative Comments

    Added Tue at 6:47 PM by Kitty Babcock - 154 views - 0 comments

    How to Handle Negative Comments was first published in the Embro Thistle Singers Blog.   As much as it pains us to admit, we do get negative comments from time to time.  How we handle those can set a tone for our choirs.  Getting upset or defensive can create a combative climate.  Bowing to each n... read more

  • meeting music

    Budapest is BICC - Budapest International Choral Celebration

    Added Tue at 11:57 AM by meeting music - 12 views - 0 comments

      What is better than to celebrate with others? Singers and Choirs from all over the World, this event is for YOU! meeting music likes to offer the opportunity to discover a new dimension of celebrating choral music, come to BUDAPEST from May 23 - 25, 2015!   SING ALONG   O... read more

  • MelbourneInternationalSingersFestival

    Launching 2015 Melbourne International Singers Festival - Earlybird Registrations are Now Open!

    Added Mon at 9:04 AM by MelbourneInternationalSingersFestival - 59 views - 0 comments

    5 - 8 June 2015 Queen's Birthday weekend 'An unforgettable experience, not just a festival'   Now in its 6th year, Australia's most exciting singers festival for choirs and individual singers, is proud to present internationally renowned composer, arranger and jazz singer from USA, here for the first time in A... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    I may not know much about music, but I know what I like!

    Added November 13 by Chris Rowbury - 206 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   Somebody asked me the other day if I do workshops on songs from the musicals. I don't like musical theatre, so the answer was a resounding “No”.     Many people come to singing workshops becau... read more

  • THE CHOIR

    Beyond Hard Knocks – documentary – Australian TV premiere - Sat 15th Nov

    Added November 13 by THE CHOIR - 40 views - 0 comments

    Beyond Hard Knocks – documentary – Australian TV premiere on Sat 15th Nov   The long awaited, where are they now documentary, on the extraordinary journey of the original Choir of Hard Knocks members and Founding Director Jonathon Welch AM….8 years on.   "What a rollercoaster of emotion... read more

  • Martin Jones

    5 steps to self-publish a choir song for Christmas

    Added November 8 by Martin Jones - 213 views - 0 comments

    [This article is a summary of a series that was first posted on my blog Chorus of aproval] Step 1 - Write it! A friend and I have written a Christmas song for choir. It all started from a throw away comment by a choir member just before Christmas last year that I should write them a song to perform ... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Get in line! - the trials of getting your singers to stand in the right places

    Added November 5 by Chris Rowbury - 746 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   Sometimes trying to get your choir to stand in the right places is like dealing with an unruly kindergarten class. It seems as if spatial awareness and singing don’t go together.   photo by johntrainor &... read more

  • Kitty Babcock

    Explaining the SATB Choir

    Added November 5 by Kitty Babcock - 9232 views - 0 comments

    This post was originally posted to the Embro Thistle Singers blog.  There is a really fun explanation of the 4 basic choir sections as seen by a young person.  I don't know where the original document came from or I would give proper credit.  I am shortening it up somewhat for our busy readers. &nb... read more

  • Martin Jones

    What sort of a choir are you? Ten attributes that define your choir

    Added November 3 by Martin Jones - 380 views - 2 comments

    [This article first appeared as a post on my blog Chorus of Approval]   This post was prompted by communications with a choir that has recently started up and needed some help. As I started drawing up a list of points to talk about, I was fascinated to see how they defined and characterised the choir. So, m... read more