Sunday, December 25, 2011

The 10 most popular posts of 2011

First of all, if you’re reading this post on Christmas Day: shame on you! Can’t you leave the computer alone for just one day in the year??!!

father christmas

Photo by Paul Wittal

But since you’re here, I thought I’d highlight the most popular posts of 2011 in case you missed any of them . . .

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Focusing on the one frown in a sea of smiling faces

Everything in the concert is going brilliantly. The choir is firing on all cylinders. The audience are lapping it up, even your lame banter between songs.

bored face

Then you spot the one person frowning in amongst a thousand smiling faces and the doubts set in.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Keeping a choir happy – you can’t please everyone

There have been grumblings in my choir of late. Some people are not happy.


But is it possible to keep everyone in a choir happy?

Sunday, December 04, 2011

How to stop singers using word sheets in concerts

“In our choir we’re not allowed to use words in concerts.”

nose in a book

Great idea. In principle. But how do you achieve it?