I asked a former student of mine to do a short video for my Choral Conducting class on the importance of score study. She really delivered on the request and came up with this video. I wasn’t expecting to be inspired, but I was. I hope that you will enjoy this as much as I did:
Sharon Mays is a graduate student working on the MMus in Choral Studies at Selwyn College, Cambridge University, where she sings with Selwyn College Chapel Choir and the Cambridge University Chamber Choir. In Cambridge, she conducts the Wilmington Consort and is a Volunteer Teacher with King’s Junior Voices. She earned a BM in Sacred Music at Samford University (Birmingham, AL), where she sang in the A Cappella Choir with Philip Copeland, directed the women’s chorus of Delta Omicron, and was president of the university’s chapter of ACDA. In Birmingham, Sharon worked at Cathedral Church of the Advent (Episcopal) with Frederick Teardo.