I have a skilled SATB quartet, strictly a cappella, searching for new pieces for Unitarian Universalist settings. Secular works best, though we’ll do what I would characterize as “religious light.” Anything from pop (with the right text) to serious classical. Recent examples of our repertoire: Cooman’s Hope and Love, Emery’s
There are two interesting diacritical marks in this work. One is the use of Z=vibrato (seen in the key). The other is a downward arrow,but with no key/explanation. What does this second marking indicate? Thanks very much.
Hello friends, I’ve just been given the roster for my spring semester Middle School chorus, which starts a week from Monday. I’ve got a brand new group of 6th-8th graders (12 boys and 6 girls) so I anticipate that their levels of vocal/musical/social development will be hugely varied. As far
My community choir is doing a concert exploring the various traditions in American choral music. Suggestions for classic barbershop and Sweet Adeline pieces that you have found to be successful? Blues oriented perhaps? I need 2 -3 ideas for each combo. Other works on the program will include spirituals, Randall
Hi, I direct a brand new church choir–only in its second season. Only one singer (She’s a music teacher)reads music. We do very simple two-part music (for now hopefully!) but I’ve noticed that I still have singers who have a difficult time finding the correct pitch (I.e., going flat). I
Hello all! On behalf of Dr. Anton Armstrong and the St. Olaf Choir, I am searching for Tibetan-type bowls/singing bowls for Esenvalds’ “Stars”. We need pitches D, E, and A, as outlined by the piece. If possible, we need this before next Friday (1/20/17). We can reimburse for shipping costs.
Hi there – I have a very very small voice class (6 total), and several are dyslexic and challenged in other ways. I’m looking for VERY EASY musical theatre scenes to do this next semester and perform on stage. They are 14 to 17 years of age – 3 sopranos
If you serve a liturgical church and have planned your anthems through May, I would like to see your anthem list for this year. I am assuming you select your music based on the Revised Common Lectionary. If you have selected rep for these first six months or so, would
I have ordered copies of “Jubilate Deo” by Pietro Ferrario. They will take about 3 weeks to get in. Does anyone have a copy of that I can use to peruse until then? Jason Max Ferdinand, D.M.A. Associate Professor of Music Director of Choral Activities Chair, Music Department Oakwood University
Does anyone know of a US source for Mapac choir folders?