World Choir Games 2016
  • Noctis  Chamber Choir

    Make Your Request - Noctis Christmas Recording

    Added Mon at 4:26 PM by Noctis Chamber Choir - 17 views - 0 comments

    Perhaps this is a little on the early side but as we all know, choral christmas preparations begin many months in advance!   

  • Chris Rowbury

    Flying in choir formation – placing singers effectively

    Added July 22 by Chris Rowbury - 418 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 looked at how singers choose where to stand in their section (Don’t stand too close to me! – finding the right place to stand in your choir). But that assumes that your choir is divided up with a... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Don’t stand too close to me! – finding the right place to stand in your choir

    Added July 15 by Chris Rowbury - 1085 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   In most formal choirs you’re told exactly where to stand when performing. There is often a fixed set-up which varies little from concert to concert.   Photo by nicksarebi   However, in many communi... read more

  • Andrew Throssell

    ALEBION and Ales

    Added July 15 by Andrew Throssell - 27 views - 0 comments

    CHEERS! Come and enjoy an evening that we can't wait for View this email in your browser Like Caves, Cakes, and Christmas before it, this will be an evening to remember - share in ... read more

  • Andrew Throssell

    ALBION - Camelot

    Added July 11 by Andrew Throssell - 40 views - 0 comments

    Camelot: The Shining City The Albion Choir (VERY appropriately named, no?) were magnificent in singing some of the song arrangements for the show. They’re a fairly new choir based (handily) in Sheffield, a small but mighty bunch of ridiculously talented, close-harmony voices. Here’s a sneak peek at t... read more

  • Karen Boyce

    Kids choirs join forces in New Zealand

    Added July 10 by Karen Boyce - 45 views - 0 comments

    North Shore’s  Children’s Choir is on tour this month, and  their Wellington concert is a special programme combined with a choir from the Hutt Valley- The Major Minors Children’s Choir.   Both choirs between them have singers ranging from age 4-14. Musical Director of the North Shore... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    What’s the worst that can happen? Dealing with performance nerves

    Added July 9 by Chris Rowbury - 260 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   The OK Chorale is not a performing choir (yet!), but after two terms of hard (but fun) work, we’ve invited some friends and family along next week to hear some of the songs we’ve learnt. (NB this post was wr... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Chris Rowbury's monthly music roundup

    Added July 1 by Chris Rowbury - 118 views - 0 comments

    I thought you might be interested in a new venture of mine.     I’m about to publish a free, monthly roundup of music news delivered straight to your inbox. As those of you who follow my Facebook Page know, I regularly post interesting videos, articles, photos and jokes about all things musical, c... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    How singing together creates communities

    Added July 1 by Chris Rowbury - 544 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   Singing together creates a real sense of community. Sometimes a choir arises from an existing community, but other times the creation of a choir builds a brand new one.   Photo by niallkennedy   In most ... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Are zombies taking over your choir? How to breathe like a human being

    Added June 24 by Chris Rowbury - 562 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   Have you noticed how the living dead always have husky laboured breathing?   Photo by theogeo   I’m beginning to worry that zombies are taking over my choir!   I don’t know about you, ... read more