Festival InCanto Mediterraneo 2015
  • Chris Rowbury

    Why men won’t sing: a discussion

    Added October 29, 2014 by Chris Rowbury - 1118 views - 0 comments

    This is a blog post with a difference. I want to start a discussion using the comments facility.   photo by loungerie    Yesterday there was a veritable Twitter storm when I posed the question:   "What do you think is the main reason more men don't sing in choirs?"   using the hashtag... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Music is too freely available – 10 things we've lost because of that

    Added October 23, 2014 by Chris Rowbury - 320 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   Once upon a time you could only hear your favourite song if you travelled to a live performance. It was a special, one-off, shared experience.     photo by Dave Smith   If you wanted to hear Centra... read more

  • Christopher Sutton

    Meet SingTrue: A New Free App To Help Perfect Your Pitch

    Added October 18, 2014 by Christopher Sutton - 785 views - 0 comments

    Have you ever had to pause in the middle of a rehearsal because one of your singers is out of tune?   Do you get frustrated when, no matter how many times you practice blending exercises and focus on listening to one another, there is still a voice which sticks out - slightly sharp or flat, and seemingly oblivio... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    When rehearsals go bad

    Added October 15, 2014 by Chris Rowbury - 467 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   Occasionally a rehearsal goes totally pear-shaped and I have no idea why.     photo by hebedesign   Despite my best efforts everything goes horribly wrong, and there’s no easy explanation. Pe... read more

  • Andrew Throssell

    ALBION - In the Devil's Arse

    Added October 13, 2014 by Andrew Throssell - 66 views - 0 comments

    This beautiful space is Peak Cavern in Castleton, High Peak, where we will be going Underground in 2 weeks. Caroline and Fraser have choreographed an installation that will bring magic to the deep. There are only a very few tickets left. See www.albionchoir.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&id=164    ... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    How are mixed choirs different to single-sex choirs?

    Added October 8, 2014 by Chris Rowbury - 509 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]   How do mixed choirs and single-sex choirs differ, if at all?   Victoria Choir, Uganda by Adamesmith   I was partly inspired to write this by an article on ChoralNet (Are women’s choirs different?).... read more

  • Kelly Galbraith

    The little kindred - Fairies in Music by Kelly Galbraith

    Added October 7, 2014 by Kelly Galbraith - 611 views - 0 comments

    Originally Published: http://kellygalbraithblog.com/2013/10/05/the-little-kindred-fairies-in-music/   25 cents.  That’s what I got for a baby tooth slipped under my pillow many years ago. Now, according to a 2014 Visa survey, kids get an average of $3.70 per tooth.  Pretty d... read more

  • Kelly Galbraith

    Vampires! a very SCARY Musical Journey Blahhhhhh by Kelly Galbraith

    Added October 6, 2014 by Kelly Galbraith - 614 views - 0 comments

    Originally published on Themes & Variations http://kellygalbraithblog.com/2014/10/06/vampires-a-very-scary-musical-journey-blahhhhhh/ October 6, 2014 As my dog Rowie and I walk through our neighbourhood, I notice Halloween decorations beginning to mark our route.  There is a white sheeted ghost with holes ... read more

  • Juliet Russell

    World Music Choir Seeking Exchange Opportunity With Other Choirs

    Added October 3, 2014 by Juliet Russell - 87 views - 0 comments

    Vocal Explosion Hastings Would like to invite your Choir to Hastings Is Your Choir interested in a Choir Exchange? We are Looking for Choirs in France, Belgium or Germany to Exchange with Preferablly performing in the world/folk genre We would offer a chance to visit the Historic town of Hastings During one of ... read more

  • Juliet Russell

    Vocal Explosion Hastings Choir - Midwinter Candlelit Concert

    Added October 3, 2014 by Juliet Russell - 2163 views - 0 comments

    Join Vocal Explosion Hastings and Rye Choir at our "Midwinter Candlelit Concert"    13th December 2014 at St Clemements Church The High Street  Hastings Old Town Time TBC A Seasonal Consert with  a Difference No Carols Just Haunting Music from Corsica to the Scottish Highlands