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The COVID Choir Ensemble

August 19, 2020

Hello choir – welcome back!

Recording Your Choir Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 27, 2020

The choir still wants to sing together. What’s that gonna look like?

Descants for All!

March 18, 2020

With smaller numbers come fewer parts, but that doesn’t mean that there’s no good adventure to be had.

Mix and Match

February 17, 2020

A simple way of rewriting parts that allows us directors to adjust a score for changing circumstances.

Major Scale Mashup

November 22, 2019

This one-page layout presents many of the various combinations of names and usage in a way that invites engagement and excitement as this otherwise dry information is absorbed.

Lyrical Blackface?

October 21, 2019

Is there such a thing as “lyrical blackface”? Do you ever encounter it on your podium? What happens when you do?

Warm Ups

August 28, 2019

The first step in combining our voices for effect is the warm-up.

Practice: Rehearse, Perform, Repeat

May 9, 2019

Work with church and ad hoc community choirs has helped me understand the difference between “practice” and “rehearsal.”

Adding Original Music to Your Mix

December 19, 2018

Help you choir expand their awareness of a variety of musical options.


November 16, 2018

One of our inherent goals as kappelmeisters is to reach out to the community and gather singers to add to our core participants.

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