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  • Gregor Laskowski

    Paris Music Festival 2022 (France)

    Posted January 20 by Gregor Laskowski - 209 views - 0 comments

    11th International choir and orchestra festival in Paris (France)17.08. - 21.08.2022 PARIS - city of love, dreams and sensesNobody can think of Paris without various associations and a multitude of pictures crossing their mind: the river Seine, the Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Napoleon, the Arc de Triumphe, the Champs-E... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Should you pander to your choir or just run things your way?

    Posted January 13 by Chris Rowbury - 270 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]Many choir leaders have a strong style and particular choice of repertoire. They lead large, thriving choirs which have a strong vision. Other choir leaders involve their members more and ask their opinion on repertoire, ... read more

  • What Should I Use As A Zoom Background For My Choir Rehearsal?

    Posted January 11 by Jackie Edwards - 323 views - 0 comments

    More than 10 million people use Zoom every day - working and meeting friends online has swiftly become a way of life. For choirs, having online rehearsals has become a necessity, and choirs have quickly adapted to having “virchearsals” and practising together, but as individuals. For cho... read more

  • Tim Knight

    A gift of a Prayer for the New Year...

    Posted January 8 by Tim Knight - 1297 views - 0 comments

    We wish you all a very Happy New Year... here's a little gift from us to you... https://www.timknightmusic.com/post/a-gift-of-a-prayer-for-the-new-year

  • Chris Rowbury

    Before you use songs from other cultures check your sources!

    Posted January 7 by Chris Rowbury - 332 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]Just because a song is in a foreign language, you still need to respect its origins. Sami family by Morten Oddvik There is a huge amount of misinformation out there when it comes to songs from other cultures. Before you ... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Singers and choir leaders: what bad habits have you got into?

    Posted December 30, 2020 by Chris Rowbury - 316 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]We are all creatures of habit. Which is no bad thing until it starts to affect what we do adversely. photo by CTRLF5 How many bad habits have you got into this past year and how might you change that?There are many thing... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Perfect presents for choral singers

    Posted December 23, 2020 by Chris Rowbury - 284 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]It’s that time of year again when you still have time to to pop to the local garage for last-minute presents. What on earth can you get for the choral singers in your life? Here are some super ideas for ideal presen... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    If a song’s not working, when do you stop flogging the dead horse?

    Posted December 16, 2020 by Chris Rowbury - 256 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]Sometimes I bring a great song to choir and for some reason the singers really struggle with it. photo by Clear Path International How do you decide whether to persist with a song until it comes right, or just abandon it... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Why singing together is a great healer

    Posted December 9, 2020 by Chris Rowbury - 300 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]The world can be a scary and upsetting place. When I wrote this back in 2016, here in the UK we were witnessing political infighting, uncertain futures, austerity measures and a rise in racism (so, what else is new?). And no... read more

  • Chris Rowbury

    Why learning songs with foreign lyrics need not be scary

    Posted December 2, 2020 by Chris Rowbury - 288 views - 0 comments

    [A version of this article first appeared as a post on my blog From the Front of the Choir]I teach songs from all over the world, often in foreign languages. But people are always asking me for more songs in English. Why is this? Especially since singers usually find the songs with English lyrics harder! why d... read more