Monday, May 29, 2017

There is no “I” in “choir”

A choir is no place for egos. When you join choir you agree to give up a certain amount of autonomy in order to work together as a team.

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photo by Colin J

That also applies to the choir leader, although many would disagree!

Monday, May 22, 2017

Are you a singer with hearing loss? Steps you can take to make life easier in your choir

Last week there was a guest post about what choir leaders can do to help singers who have hearing loss.

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This week I want to look at steps you can take yourself if you’re a singer who is experiencing hearing loss.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Singers with hearing loss: how choir leaders can help

More and more older singers are in choirs these days. Many of those singers will have some kind of hearing loss.

Joshua Reynolds "Self-Portrait as a Deaf Man"

How can you, as a choir leader, help them? Here is a guest post by Bettina Gellinek Turner*.

Monday, May 08, 2017

Some people take pride in saying they can’t sing – but is that just fear talking?

You’ll know by now that I believe that everyone can sing.


Apparently this irritates some people who really think that they can’t sing. Why is that?

Monday, May 01, 2017

How to lead your choir when you’re just not in the mood

We all have off days, even choir leaders.


Here are a few hints on how to cope when you’re feeling low or burnt out.