• ALBION - Birmingham Jewelery Quarter

    Added September 17 by Andrew Throssell - 15 views - 0 comments

    The choral group Albion gives concerts like no others! Its unique repertoire is made up of beautiful all-new versions of the music of Britain and Ireland. Much-loved songs like Danny Boy, Scarborough Fair, and Jerusalem – a staple of the Last Night of the Proms – are sung in special ‘reimagined&... read more

  • What Is Stopping YOU?

    Added September 16 by Kitty Babcock - 197 views - 0 comments

    This post was originally posted to the Embro Thistle Singers blog.  Isn't it the truth?  Sometimes we can be our own worst enemy.  What is it that is holding you back?  Have you thought that maybe YOU should be the director of the choir.  You can see yourself there but --- .  Do you... read more

  • How Do YOU Handle Mistakes

    Added September 11 by Kitty Babcock - 197 views - 0 comments

    This post was originally posted to the Embro Thistle Singers blog.  They sang the wrong notes and the chord is less than pleasing. Do you have a break down?  I think not.Do you make nasty faces & tell those around you what a bad job that was?  I hope not.Do you smile & stop & say that it was a grea... read more

  • CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED QUEEN – THECHO!R sings for a cure to cancer!!!

    Added September 9 by MelbourneInternationalSingersFestival - 43 views - 0 comments

    Celebrating the timeless music of Freddie Mercury and Queen, THECHO!R presents CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED QUEEN at the Thornbury Theatre on Sat 20th September at 8pm and Sunday 21st September at 2pm. THECHO!R, created by award winning conductor Dr Jonathon Welch AM in 2009, presents their second SING FOR A CURE concer... read more

  • Bringing Joy with signing

    Added September 7 by Bennette simon - 57 views - 0 comments

    Music has been the inseparabale part of human life. And when the ear listens to music, the mouth responds with signing. For some, music and signing brings joy to themselves while for some, it helps them express themselves. Nevertheless, there is one important trait that a signer or a musician should never forget. It is... read more

  • Anyone Can Compose!

    Added September 1 by Zachary Moore - 279 views - 0 comments

    Before you disagree with the title of this first blog, I encourage you to read through this and then make up your mind. I am going to start this first post out with a quote that captures the essence of why I began to compose. “Greatness is anywhere someone is trying to find it.” When I began to compose I co... read more

  • Let a Smile Be Your --- FACE!

    Added August 30 by Kitty Babcock - 199 views - 0 comments

    This was originally published on the Embro Thistle Singers' blog.    Have you ever walked through a mall or downtown and "people watched"?  Oh my.  There are people walking around who, in my mother's words, would be horrified if their faces froze in that expression.  I have a friend who alway... read more

  • Don’t stress about things you can’t control

    Added August 28 by Chris Rowbury - 354 views - 0 comments

    I’ve just finished reading a remarkable book called The Art of Possibility. It’s jointly authored by Rosamund Stone Zander and her husband, Benjamin Zander, who is an orchestral conductor.   Ben Zander by p_c_w   In the book, Ben Zander tells an anecdote about absenteeism in a community orch... read more

  • TMChoir announces Singsation Saturday Choral Workshop season

    Added August 28 by TMChoir - 42 views - 0 comments

    As part of our mission, the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir presents opportunities for singers from across the Greater Toronto Area to sing great choral works together under the direction of some of Toronto’s talented conductors It has been well-reported that singing together helps people and communities (including ... read more

  • Is It All About Phrasing?

    Added August 23 by Kitty Babcock - 251 views - 0 comments

    This was originally published on the Embro Thistle Singers blog.  The phrase is that curved line in a piece of music that is like climbing a mountain.  You start out with lots of excitement.  It is hard work to go up that slanted side and you watch every step.  You reach the top and there you are... read more