Monday, September 18, 2017

When a new musical director takes over your choir: a guide for choir members

Last week I wrote about strategies for musical directors who were taking over an established choir.

choir leader
original sculpture by susie mendelsson

This week it’s the singers’ turn. How can you easily adapt when a new choir leader takes over your choir? Here are a few hints which might help.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Taking over an existing choir: a guide for musical directors

Choir leaders don’t last forever. There will come a time when a choir will need a new musical director.

Thomas_Webster_-_A_Village_Choir
A Village Choir, 1847 (Thomas Webster)

Here is a brief guide for those who find themselves in the position of taking over an established choir.

Monday, September 04, 2017

The most important thing do when choir starts again after a long break

Many choirs have a long break over the holidays and start back in September.

listening

What’s the most important element to focus on in your first session back? Read on and I’ll let you into the secret.