• TEDx Talk about the Joys, Benefits, and Science of Singing

    Added February 4 by Stacy Horn - 277 views - 0 comments

    I gave a TEDX talk about group singing.  I had a very short time to hit all the crucials points.  I'm sure I left many out, but I did my best! I hope it gets more people to join choirs and other groups of people who sing together.    

  • New Conductor

    Added February 2 by Mike Collins - 84 views - 0 comments

    WE ARE LOOKING FOR A NEW CONDUCTOR. Alan Herbert has retired as our conductor after more than 8 years in post. This is a little earlier than we had anticipated but we are sympathetic with Alan’s health issues. We are therefore looking for an experienced conductor to continue to develop us as a choir. &nbs... read more

  • A happy New Year, and a New Album

    Added February 1 by Andrew Throssell - 138 views - 0 comments

    Bringing our loyal fans the VERY FIRST LISTEN to our new album, THESE ISLANDS! You can listen to and download Greensleeves, from our forthcoming album, COMPLETELY FOR FREE! Complete with a stunning solo from Mr Chris Hughes. Equally, if you would like to give a donation towards Albion's unique and exciting work,... read more

  • Come and Sing - Albion

    Added February 1 by Andrew Throssell - 129 views - 0 comments

    Have you heard Albion?   Now is your chance to sing with them and perform.   After the lovely massed singing at Christmas, this year we're holding a Come and Sing! Absorb some of the Albion techniques, work closely with the singers in a choral workshop, and then take part in the 'Spring Songs' concert i... read more

  • 12 ideas to help deal with problems in a small chorus

    Added January 29 by Chris Rowbury - 482 views - 0 comments

    [this is a version of a post which first appeared on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   This post is part of a series of occasional Questions and Answers on my own blog.Just use the contact form if you want to submit a question.  A choir leader asks:   “I would very much appreciate yo... read more

  • On Choral Music in Worship

    Added January 28 by Michael McGlynn - 431 views - 0 comments

    [Originally published on Michael McGlynn's Wordpress site HERE, and subsequently published by On Being, December 2011]   I was brought up as a Roman Catholic. My parents endeavoured to give me every opportunity to be exposed to a vast range of music, strongly encouraging our explorations, be they rock or classic... read more

  • Join THECHO!R in our fifth anniversary year

    Added January 27 by THE CHOIR - 74 views - 0 comments

    Join THECHO!R in our fifth anniversary year   THECHO!R, one of Melbourne's most dynamic and musically diverse unauditioned adult choirs, created by Dr Jonathon Welch AM, invites you to join in their 5th Anniversary Year with an exciting range of performance opportunities and amazing repertoire starting on Wednes... read more

  • The Light Vessel by Trevor Watts commissioned by Mary Hooper & ELise Liversedge

    Added January 26 by mary hooper - 92 views - 0 comments

    http://soundcloud.com/last-station/the-light-vessel-performed-by/s-9ExLP We would like to share with you a live recording of the first performance of a new choral work "The Light Vessel" by international musician and composer Trevor Watts, words by Kay Syrad. This work was commissioned by Mary Hooper & ELise Liversedg... read more

  • Song meanings lost in translation

    Added January 22 by Chris Rowbury - 739 views - 0 comments

    [this is a version of a post which first appeared on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   I have to admit that I’m not really a lyric person. I might have been listening to a particular pop song in English for years when I suddenly realise what it’s actually about! Or someone might point out the r... read more

  • Adrenaline and Vocal Performance

    Added January 21 by Liz Garnett - 449 views - 0 comments

    This post originally appeared on Helping You Harmonise in December 2011. A discussion over on Choralnet from a couple of weeks back has prompted to me write about a phenomenon I’ve been thinking about for a while. The main subject is about the role of the conductor in performance, and its relationship to the r... read more