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Let The Men Sing

September 28, 2016 -

Going Beyond Words w/ Stan Schmidt Show 2245 – Let The Men Sing This week on ACDA Radio we shift gears and join the men of song. Musical guests will be tenor Stefano Secco, The King’s Singers, Choir Leoni Men’s Choir from Canada, the Hilliard Ensemble, and the orchestra of voices from San Francisco,

Dear Directors:

What uniform options are available for your transitioning transgender students when it pertains to performing ensembles? Our choir members have the option of tuxedos for males and solid black gowns for females. I currently have a student who does not identify with either gender. Has anyone else found themselves in situation? If so, what options were provided?

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Jessica CorwinFrom the uniforms you describe, I would suggest they put together their own formal all-black outfit, which wouldn't stand out. It's reasonable to say that it requires your pre-approval so you know it's not revealing or visually disruptive.

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Peter NiedmannI would let that person wear what they wanted

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Caitlin MeyerI think it would would be appropriate to ask them what they would prefer to wear. The double bassist in my jazz band (also transitioning, f to m) prefers a tux.

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Jacki HafellnerHave them choose one or the other outfit so they still match

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Stephanie Myers FridleyLet them choose.

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Gayle TuckwoodGive everyone the choice of black pants/shirt or dress. Not all females like wearing dresses.

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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.

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

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


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