Monday, August 31, 2015

Sing something simple (and see if your singing is as good as you think it is)

If you’re like me, you’re always tempted to add harmonies to the simplest of melodies whether it’s singing along with others or arranging a song.


But don’t overlook the simplicity of unison singing and drones. These are great ways of finding out if your singing is as good as you think!

Monday, August 24, 2015

Planning ahead: leave space for the unexpected

Many choir leaders will be using the long break to plan their next season.

falling rock
photo by webmink

But be careful not to over-plan or you won’t be able to respond to the unexpected.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Get out of your singing rut and try something new – it will make you a better singer

I’ve written before about how you can use the long choir break to get better at what you do.

photo by troy

One way is to attend singing workshops lead by a variety of different leaders. It’s a great opportunity to try something new.

Monday, August 03, 2015

Choir leaders: who’ll replace you when you’re gone?

Nothing lasts forever. There will come a time when you will leave your choir and need someone else to take over.

When you're gone

Who will you hand over to and how easy is it to do? Let’s look at some options.