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  • Chris Rowbury

    Singing with masks: advice for singers

    Posted October 14, 2020 by Chris Rowbury - 1668 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir] Choirs are starting to rehearse again, both indoors and outdoors. Many are insisting that their singers wear masks. Archway Gospelish Choir, Sussex What are the difficulties (if any) of singing while wearing a mask? He... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    How to be a bad choir director (it’s easier than you think)

    Posted October 7, 2020 by Chris Rowbury - 615 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir] Ann read my post The six qualities need to be a good choral director and it sparked off a quite a rant. photo by bagogames She has obviously had a bad experience. I thought I would share it with you. leading by fear (a... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Your job as a singer is to get out of your own way and be in the moment

    Posted September 30, 2020 by Chris Rowbury - 443 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir] I occasionally run workshops for members of my choir to help improve their singing technique. photo by Intel Free Press I realised whilst teaching that all the singers had the necessary knowledge already, it was simply ... read more

  • Rayburn Tours

    Staying local is the new going abroad: Rayburn Tours launches new UK Music Tours!

    Posted September 29, 2020 by Rayburn Tours - 116 views - 0 comments

      Say hello to Rayburn Tours’ new UK music tours for youth and adult groups!   For over 55 years, Derby-based group tour operator, Rayburn Tours, has been helping music groups perform all around the world – and now they’re bringing things closer to home with their new UK trips for youth... read more

  • Tim Knight

    One for your Christmas list!

    Posted September 28, 2020 by Tim Knight - 138 views - 0 comments

    The mantra of the Accessible Choral Library Series is that the pieces are accessible, affordable and appealing and, in these current times we find ourselves in, they are perfect for smaller group singing. Our latest release in the series meets all the criteria and is the perfect piece to learn for Christmas! 'How lies ... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Sing the intention, not the meaning

    Posted September 23, 2020 by Chris Rowbury - 416 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir] We’re always told to focus on the meaning of the lyrics when singing a song in order to communicate it properly and to give some emotion to our delivery. But what if the lyrics are “lully lullay” or &ld... read more

  • Gregor Laskowski

    Costa Barcelona Music Festival 2022 (Spain)

    Posted September 18, 2020 by Gregor Laskowski - 222 views - 0 comments

    9th International choir and orchestra festival in Calella on the Costa Barcelona (Spain)04.05. - 08.05.2022 COSTA BARCELONA – a true holiday paradiseSome attractions of this Catalonian region are its long, fine-sand beaches, the sea and its crystal-clear water holding in its depths an underwater paradise, and ... read more

  • Complimentary Patriotic Song available for Choral or Solo Performance

    Posted September 17, 2020 by Sandy Sherman - 160 views - 0 comments

    "From Where We Stand"  is a stirring, patriotic anthem that is especially needed at this time.  It is the finale song from the upcoming musical American Twistory with executive producer, Larry King,  and it is available at no charge in the hopes that it will inspire all Americans.   A lin... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    What would you do differently if you were starting your choir today?

    Posted September 16, 2020 by Chris Rowbury - 255 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir] I have learnt a great deal since I started my first choir in 1997. WorldSong in Coventry, June 2000 If I were starting a choir again today I may well do things differently. my experience When I set up my first choir i... read more

  • ERIC KWADJO APPIAH

    INTERNATIONAL THANKSGIVING AND PRAISE FESTIVAL 26-29 AUGUST, 2021

    Posted September 13, 2020 by ERIC KWADJO APPIAH - 1313 views - 0 comments

    If you want to be part of our festival next year use the link below to register your choir https://form.jotform.com/202564080345551