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Score One for the Kids

March 22, 2011

During their annual holiday concert on December 16, 2010, the fifth grade chorus of Staten Island’s Public School 22 received quite a surprise. Actress Anne Hathaway, a New York City native and co-host of the recent Oscars, came out of the wings of the stage to inform the group and the audience that arrangements had […]

The Virtual Choir

December 2, 2010

Music is an inherently social vehicle. Whether sharing a song behind closed doors with the other members of an ensemble or presenting it onstage to an audience, those who make music are communicating with everyone within earshot, transmitting emotions and ideas, both verbal and non-verbal, concrete and abstract. Interestingly, many of the methods by which […]

New Releases: General Concert Selections

September 28, 2010

While past columns have largely focused on tried-and-true selections, this is the second of five articles featuring releases from 2009 and 2010. Each column will highlight a variety of voicings and difficulties, but will have a unified theme. The last issue featured new releases for holiday concerts, while this one focuses on general concert works […]

2009, September

December 8, 2009

New Choral Titles from Carl Fischer MusicCarl Fischer Music presents a wider variety of choral music for school, featuring some of the best known composers in choral literature, in addition to new writers. These new releases include folk songs from different countries, spirituals, new editions and arrangements of masterworks, and much more. Carl Fischer’s main […]

Do You YouTube?

November 18, 2008

YouTube.com, which is a relatively recent phenomenon, has an astonishing variety of offerings, with instructional videos ranging from how to vote to motorcycle maintenance to a view of the Orion constellation and everything in-between. It contains the sublime and the ridiculous. However, this site also offers an extraordinary source of musical knowledge that may provide […]

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