Monday, August 28, 2017

Now THAT’S what I call singing! Volume 3

Many moons ago I wrote a couple of posts to share the kind of songs I like from traditions all over the world.


I thought it was about time I added a few more!

Monday, August 21, 2017

10 ways in which leading a choir is like writing a blog – the day to day challenges

I’ve been writing a weekly blog since 2006 and leading choirs since 1997.


It turns out that there are quite a few things in common between these two seemingly unrelated activities.

Monday, August 14, 2017

What singers can do when choir’s on a break

I know not all choirs take a break at this time of year, but many do.


What can singers usefully do whilst there is no choir?

Monday, August 07, 2017

How men sing (Part 5) – amazing examples from across the globe #getmensinging

This is the fifth in a series of posts which features amazing examples of men singing. Here are Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4.

Men singing Ladakh
men sing while waiting for the women to arrive at the Bona-na festival in Ladakh

My hope is that if men see a huge variety of different kinds of men singing together, they might be inspired to get off the sofa and go and try it themselves.