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Roger Emerson: Getting Started
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Roger Emerson: Getting Started

By word of introduction, back at the outset of the pandemic, when I launched the CCL, I answered a 'Monday...
Tips for Marketing Your Choir
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Tips for Marketing Your Choir

I launched my first community choir at the primary school where I was the music teacher. I had a three...
Teaching Vocal and Choral Technique
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Teaching Vocal and Choral Technique

So you’re probably reading this blog because you have a community choir. Or maybe you have a school choir squeezed...
8 Mistakes I Made…
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8 Mistakes I Made…

Five years ago, I set up The Great Day Choir - a daytime pop choir for women of all ages....
Ta dah!
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Ta dah!

If you've got a performance with your choir coming up, then take the opportunity to use it as a great...
Taster Session: Pros and Cons
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Taster Session: Pros and Cons

Do you offer a taster session for interested people to try out your choir? What are the pros and cons?...
The quickest ways to help new singers feel a part of your choir community
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The quickest ways to help new singers feel a part of your choir community

A remarkable aspect of Military Wives Choirs is that new singers are made to feel welcome and part of the...
20 Creative Ways with QR Codes
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20 Creative Ways with QR Codes

Have you discovered the endless possibilities for using QR codes to help the running of your choir yet? Read on...
Lizzy Renihan: Guest Blog
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Lizzy Renihan: Guest Blog

Lizzy Renihan writes, "Hands up all choir leaders who’s said “smile everyone!” in rehearsal when the choir are mid song"...
Should your choir always have eye contact?
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Should your choir always have eye contact?

Should your choir always have eye contact? How do we use eye contact in choir? Where do my singers look...
Happy National Introvert Week!
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Happy National Introvert Week!

Feeling drained after your session or performance night? Maybe you are an introverted community choir leader! Read our tips....
Performing acknowledges people
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Performing acknowledges people

As we conclude our month focusing on performing, I'd like to share some final thoughts about the impact that performing...
Kokoleoko
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Kokoleoko

The song 'Kokoleoko' is from Liberia and is perfect as a warm up song. The lyrics are onomatopoeic, making the...
Memorising Lyrics
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Memorising Lyrics

Got a performance coming up? We have. I have decided that I would like my singers to perform by memory...
Get your choir performing
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Get your choir performing

So you've got your choir up and running for the year. They have a couple of new pieces learnt and....
Choosing Songs
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Choosing Songs

Songs - the lifeblood of a choir! How do we choose them, and keep choosing them every new term?
Waddaly atcha
General Warm Up Resources

Waddaly atcha

This song is guaranteed to make your choir belly laugh! But first, can you do it? try our FREE warm...
Choir Leader Buddy
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Choir Leader Buddy

Do you sometimes feel isolated in your role as a choir leader? Then finding a choir leader buddy can really...
Planning Your Community Choir Session
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Planning Your Community Choir Session

In planning your community choir session, I would like to encourage you to intentionally consider the different areas which can...
My 2021 Review
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My 2021 Review

As we come to the end of the first full calendar year for The Creative Choir Leader and The Inspire...
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