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Hocus Pocus: 12 Tricks for Rehearsal Focus

March 28, 2017 -

Choral Clarity Presents: It’s so easy to allow daily rehearsals to become repetitive and automatic. When we become repetitive, our choir tends to move into automatic pilot; students learn to anticipate exactly what is going to happen and end up focusing less and less. This then leads to decreased retention from rehearsal to rehearsal. Here are 12 Tricks

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Representing their second Classical Movements tour, the girls of Young Adelaide Voices treble choir completed a very successful tour of Munich, Salzburg, Vienna, and Bratislava. With festival performances in Salzburg, including in the legendary Groβer Saal of the Mozarteum, and in Bratislava, where in addition to multiple performances the choir came home with three gold medals, the girls also enjoyed impromptu pop-up performances in each city, as a chance to hone their repertoire and delight the locals and tourists who happened upon them. Other high points include a post-Mass performance in Munich’s famous Frauenkirche, a concert in the atrium of Vienna’s high-tech Haus der Muisk, and a custom tour of the salt mines of Hallstatt outside of Salzburg.

 

Munich Royal Residence

Perfect perspective to admire the ceiling of the Royal Residence in Munich.

Mozarteum

Festival performance in the legendary Groβer Saal of Salzburg’s Mozarteum.

Popup

One of many pop-up performances, this one in the Viennese Palace courtyard.

Mirror Hall

International Youth Music Festival competition in Bratislava’s Mirror Hall where YAV took home three gold medals!


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