Sunday, November 24, 2013

What motivates you to turn up to choir week after week?

You can tell winter is on its way because it’s dark and cold when I set off for choir each week.

caught in snow
photo by Todd Shaffer

It would be much easier to stay at home in front of the fire, so what motivates you to wrap up warm, leave the house and brave the cold to get to choir?

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Dealing with choir members who are always late

It’s the final rehearsal before your big concert. The warm up is over and everyone is ready to go. But a handful of singers (the usual suspects) are not there. Late again!

running late
photo by lunarnature

What can you do about those singers who are always late to choir?

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Be the best singer you can, but don’t forget there’s more to life

For some people being a famous singer or being in the best choir in the world or making a hit record or singing a piece perfectly in competition is the be-all and end-all.


But if you take it too seriously and it doesn’t work out for you, then what? There is more to life than just singing!

Sunday, November 03, 2013

How to catch up if you miss a choir rehearsal

Apparently there is more to life than just singing (can’t imagine what!), so occasionally you may have to miss a choir rehearsal (not me though!).

photo by nataliej

Here are some tips for catching up with what you’ve missed.