• Children's Choir Welcomes all (Upper Hutt New Zealand- published in Upper Hutt Leader Wednesday 29 January 2014)

    Added February 6 by Karen Boyce - 87 views - 0 comments

      Singing in a choir can develop children’s listening and cooperative skills, give them confidence and show them how music expresses feelings and ideas. It can also be a lot of fun. Upper Hutt’s Major Minors Children’s Choir meets again on Sunday, February 2, and the two volunteer tutors are inv... read more

  • Celebrating the Olympics through Choral Music by Kelly Galbraith

    Added February 6 by Kelly Galbraith - 447 views - 0 comments

    originally published http://kellygalbraithblog.com/2014/02/05/celebrating-the-olympics-through-choral-music/ I’m not an athlete by any stretch of the imagination. Kayaking and walking are about it for me when it comes to breaking into a sweat from exertion, but it doesn’t prevent me from hopping on ... read more

  • How to use gestures to conduct your choir effectively

    Added February 5 by Chris Rowbury - 456 views - 0 comments

    [this is a version of a post which first appeared on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   Sometimes I describe my job as being the guy who stands out front and waves his arms about. “I point, you sing” is what I tell the choir.   Caradog Statue, Aberdare by Darren Wyn Rees   That i... read more

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

    Added February 4 by Stacy Horn - 280 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 - 85 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 - 140 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 - 133 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 - 492 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 - 436 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