I am looking for an engaging suggestion of a 2-part mixed anthem for all souls. I am newly appointed in an urban Catholic parish with a small choir of mostly non-readers. They have only sung on special occasions in the past few years, so this will be my first time
As I’m sure you’ll all agree, most portable speakers are *terrible* for choral music. I’m willing to invest up to $250 to get something that doesn’t distort, doesn’t sound like it’s coming from a tin can, and has reliable battery life and connectivity. Recommendations?
Hello all, I’m doing some research on the New England composer George Whitefield Chadwick, who was a member of the “Second New England School” of American composers. I’m particularly interested in finding a recording of his lyric-drama “Judith,” from 1900. I can find the score, but there doesn’t seem to
Dear everyone, I need you advise. I’m a conductoir of a large amateur french choir of 90 singers. We are preparing Michael Haydn’ s Requiem in C for the end of march. This Requiem lasts 40 minutes only. In order to complete 1 hour of music, I proposed Mozart’s gorgeous
Hi There! I am a first year teacher at a very small private high school. My choir is a mix of 26 students from China, Nigeria, and Western NY, some of whom are “forced” to be in choir (needed an elective), while others love choir, and some in-between (grades 10-12).
Hello everyone: After my friend Stephen Paulus passed away a couple of years ago, I sat down at the piano and wrote this a cappella SATB work.: “No Thing Can Die as Others Do”. I don’t pretend to be as good as Steve, of course, and I haven’t really even
Good afternoon, I am approaching the end of my Master’s Degree in Choral Conducting, and I am in search of repertoire for my final conducting recital in the spring. In particular, I am searching for a unique piece to close out my recital which will progress from the Renaissance through
Hello, I’m looking for “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” arranged by Arthur Harris as sung by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Can anyone give me direction as to how to go about finding this arrangement? Thank you!! Kristy Juliano
We are in contract talks with our accompanist. I am wondering what the going rate for an accompanist is. We meet and rehearse for 2 hours a week, August through May. Any info you can share would be appreciated.
Our group has been working on a Finnish piece for over a year and we just cannot get the words. Everyone messes up at some point, but it’s never the same place twice. It’s not an Indo-European language, so I’m sure that has something to do with it. We have