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.
The song ‘Kokoleoko’ is from Liberia and is perfect as a warm up song. The lyrics are onomatopoeic, making the sound of a rooster – cockadoodle-doo – as it welcomes the morning. “Aba mama” means ‘goodbye mama’.
Got a performance coming up? We have. I have decided that I would like my singers to perform by memory so they can really enjoy the music and the occasion. So I asked my members
So you’ve got your choir up and running for the year. They have a couple of new pieces learnt and….
Songs – the lifeblood of a choir! How do we choose them, and keep choosing them every new term?