MALTA INTERNATIONAL CHOIR FESTIVAL
  • Chris Rowbury

    Putting the hours in – are singers born or made?

    Added Wed at 11:59 AM by Chris Rowbury - 128 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   I had a girlfriend who believed that we are all capable of anything if we just put enough effort in.   Photo by _foam   She believed that if you fail at something or are not very good at it, then you jus... read more

  • MelbourneInternationalSingersFestival

    California premieres Street Requiem: for those who have died on the street by Kathleen McGuire, Andy Payne & Jonathon Welch AM

    Added August 22 by MelbourneInternationalSingersFestival - 42 views - 0 comments

    Welcome Ministry a communal response to poverty, presents the California premieres of   Street Requiem: for those who have died on the street by Kathleen McGuire, Andy Payne & Jonathon Welch AM with additional orchestrations by Steven Couch   Saturday, Aug 29 - 7pm Old First Presbyterian Church 1751 ... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    What I did on my summer holiday – why we all need a break sometime

    Added August 19 by Chris Rowbury - 355 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   Apparently it’s the summer break here in the UK. The weather is sunny, choir doesn’t start back until September, kids are off school and ice cream vans are cruising the streets.   Photo by Yiannis L... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Confession: I don’t like to sing much

    Added August 12 by Chris Rowbury - 407 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   You know those people who sing all the time — when they’re cooking, hoovering, gardening, whatever? Well, I’m not one of them.   Photo by k e e l y   I love singing. I earn my living by... read more

  • Karen Boyce

    Two Choirs Nominated for Community Awards- Arts and Culture

    Added August 9 by Karen Boyce - 121 views - 0 comments

    The Hutt Valley Singers and The Major Minors Children's Choir have both been nominated as finalists (Arts & Culture) Upper Hutt in the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards.   For me, personally, this is a thrill as I accompany both choirs. The Major Minors Choir won the category last year so to be nomi... read more

  • Karen Boyce

    Finding a programme to sing during winter.

    Added August 9 by Karen Boyce - 161 views - 0 comments

    One of the things we find with our choir is  that during the middle or the year (our New Zealand winter) , we're often plagued with choir members getting sick, wintery bitter weather (so nobody wants to leave their warm homes), or members taking trips to the pacific for sun, rest and relaxation. This year we de... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Why ‘singing for fun’ doesn’t mean low standards and poor performances

    Added August 5 by Chris Rowbury - 1661 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   The other weekend 50 singers performed in public to a large, appreciative audience. We performed eight songs in four part harmony, most in foreign languages and some with dance moves.     The standard was... read more

  • Choral Sheet Music Collection

    Added August 3 by Taylor Ford - 64 views - 0 comments

    I have a collection of various pieces of choral sheet music both popular and classical. I am selling this music at half the list price or less for each piece. This is a good way for school music directors and church choir directors to obtain sample copies and increase your music library while spending within your reduc... read more

  • Alwin Michael Schronen

    WAC Contest 2015

    Added July 30 by Alwin Michael Schronen - 63 views - 0 comments

    July 31st 2015 Deadlline   Tomorrow ends the deadline to sign up for our Video Competition for Treble and Women's Choirs.   http://www.wac-contest.eu/    

  • Chris Rowbury

    STAB, TABS or ASSBAT – how does your choir line up?

    Added July 30 by Chris Rowbury - 462 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   Two weeks ago I wrote about how individuals choose where to stand within their part (Don't stand too close to me! - finding the right place to stand in your choir).   Photo by sludgegulper   Then last we... read more