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Honing Singing Skills During a Pandemic

October 21, 2020

Let’s face it: these days, it’s extremely hard for singers and choir directors alike.

Getting Singers Back In Shape – Remotely

August 19, 2020

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Choral Crowd Pleaser: “For Once In My Life”

May 27, 2020

Soon after it was released in 1968, Stevie Wonder’s recording of “For Once In My Life” shot up the charts, reaching the number three position by the end of the year.

A Tribute to Ron Miller and “For Once in My Life”

2020 marks the 55th anniversary of my father’s classic, “For Once in My Life,” one of the most successful and recognizable songs in history, having been recorded by over 500 major label artists and heard in hundreds of films and television shows. A truly great song can be interpreted in any genre for any generation. […]

How Can I Be in a Choir if I Can’t Sight Sing?

March 18, 2020

You Can…and You Can

(Other) Career Options for Choral Directors

October 21, 2019

If you feel that there’s nothing quite as rewarding as shaping the sounds that humans (of different ages) make while raising their voices in joy, you’re going to make a great choral director. But, can you make a living at it outside of teaching? Answer: Yes, but like lots of creative careers, you’ll have to […]

5 Out-Of-The-Box Vocal Warm-Up Exercises for Choristers (That Really Work)

August 28, 2019

These five exercises can be used prior to singing any actual tones or words.

7 Ways A Healthy Speaking Voice Can Help Your Singing Voice

May 9, 2019

How you speak can have a direct effect on your singing voice. Here are some tips to keeping everything in perfect “Working With Your Voice” order!

When Choir Members Leave

March 15, 2019

In a large choir, singers can come and go, and it may be nothing more than a nuisance; in a smaller choir it can really be devastating to the group.

Three Reasons Why Choir Enrollment is Down… (and what we can do about it)

February 26, 2019

This is an amazing time to be alive, for sure, but what it signals for choirs and their declining member rosters doesn’t always seem quite as amazing.

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