By word of introduction, back at the outset of the pandemic, when I launched the CCL, I answered a ‘Monday Motivation’ Facebook post by Roger Emerson who was offering to share his music in online reading sessions with choir leaders.
I launched my first community choir at the primary school where I was the music teacher. I had a three pronged attack to my audience.
Five years ago, I set up The Great Day Choir – a daytime pop choir for women of all ages. At the time, I was feeling constrained in my job …
If you’ve got a performance with your choir coming up, then take the opportunity to use it as a great awareness raising activity for your choir. Performances can be one of the best ways to showcase your singers and your programme. Plus it can be one of the most effective ways to attract new
Do you offer a taster session for interested people to try out your choir? What are the pros and cons? Have you really thought through your intention for offering one? …
Have you discovered the endless possibilities for using QR codes to help the running of your choir yet? Read on for QR code inspiration….
Lizzy Renihan writes, “Hands up all choir leaders who’s said “smile everyone!” in rehearsal when the choir are mid song” ….read on.
Should your choir always have eye contact? How do we use eye contact in choir? Where do my singers look when they are performing? Should they look at the conductor? And if I’m rehearsing a piece, should I look at them?
Feeling drained after your session or performance night? Maybe you are an introverted community choir leader! Read our tips….
As we conclude our month focusing on performing, I’d like to share some final thoughts about the impact that performing can have….find out how.