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  • Chris Rowbury

    Last minute easy Christmas carol arrangements!

    Posted Wed at 12:06 PM by Chris Rowbury - 126 views - 0 comments

    If you're anything like me, you leave everything to the last minute. If you're not one of those people who start their Christmas repertoire back in June, you might find a few gaps in your Christmas song list. Or you might be looking for something Christmassy to teach the audience at the end of your Christmas concert. ... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    How welcoming is your choir?

    Posted Wed at 11:32 AM by Chris Rowbury - 87 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir] I bet you think your choir is a wonderful, friendly little community that welcomes newcomers with open arms. But what if I told you that new members might find your choir scary, cliquey and unwelcoming? Maybe it’s ti... read more

  • Tim Knight

    Inspire and unleash hidden talents!

    Posted Mon at 11:28 AM by Tim Knight - 32 views - 0 comments

    Inspire a new generation of composers …. who do you know with hidden talents? Now available only via our website … gift vouchers for taster composition lessons… a chance to explore and unleash hidden talents and creative juices from wherever you are in the world!  'Just wanted to let you know... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Sing something simple (and see if your singing is as good as you think it is)

    Posted November 13 by Chris Rowbury - 253 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir] If you’re like me, you’re always tempted to add harmonies to the simplest of melodies, whether it’s singing along with others or arranging a song. But don’t overlook the simplicity of unison singing... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Planning ahead: leave space for the unexpected

    Posted November 6 by Chris Rowbury - 231 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]A vital part of a choir leader's job is to spend time planning: individual rehearsals, concerts, repertoire, choir seasons, etc.   photo by webmink   But be careful not to over-plan or you won’t be able... read more

  • Mauer

    Come join in: Mauer Broadcast in Berlin, Nov 4, 5 and 10!

    Posted November 2 by Mauer - 44 views - 0 comments

      Mauer Broadcast premieres November 4-10 in Berlin   Dear Friends,   I want to let you know about my new piece premiering this week in Berlin, and - if... read more

  • Cath Carrere

    Barcarolle Choir Christmas Concert: A Festive Glow

    Posted November 2 by Cath Carrere - 37 views - 0 comments

    Barcarolle Choir together with their Musical Director, Sam Evans, is delighted to present their next season concert.Come and join them on December 12th, 2019 at 7:30pmAt St Stephen's Church, Southwell garden, Off Gloucester Road Kensington, London SW7 4RL.As per tradition the performance will present a large variety of... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Get out of your singing rut and try something new – it will make you a better singer

    Posted October 30 by Chris Rowbury - 190 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir] I’ve written before about how you can use the long choir break to get better at what you do.   photo by troy   One way is to attend singing workshops lead by a variety of different leaders. It’s... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Choir leaders: who’ll replace you when you’re gone?

    Posted October 23 by Chris Rowbury - 305 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir] Nothing lasts forever. There will come a time when you will leave your choir and need someone else to take over.     Who will you hand over to and how easy is it to do? Let’s look at some options.At so... read more

  • Catherine Carrère

    Teddington Choral Society Christmas Concert

    Posted October 22 by Catherine Carrère - 37 views - 0 comments

    Teddington Choral Society together with their Musical Director, Julian Collings, is excited to present a glorious evening of Christmas Choral Music.   Join us on December 7th at 7:30pm.  At the Landmark Arts Centre, Ferry Road, Teddington. TW11 9NN This year's Concert will feature different compositions:... read more