Hello All, As we watched around the world, the people of Paris came together and sang as their beloved Notre Dame burned. I was touched–as I’m sure you were–as they sang together a lovely Ave Maria. I would really like to program this piece for a concert in fall but have no idea who the […]
I’m looking for guidance as to procedures for dissolution of a community choir in Canada that is neither incorporated, nor has a charitable status. There is a Board of Directors, and a membership that pays tuition to enrol in the choir each year. Our Artistic Director is relocating, the Board will be stepping down once […]
Hi, do we have an expert here on how to digitally store and use music? I want to create a music archive. I want it to be as independant of specific software as possible. I want the music to be visible like a pdf and playable as individual tracks for each part and all tracks […]
I understand that if your group performs copyright material, you need to pay a performance fee to ASCAP/BMI (based on the size of the audience, I believe) UNLESS you meet one of the exemptions. For a non-profit charitable organization performing for no private gain, it seems that our group is exempt from paying the fee […]
We’d like to perform Chichester Psalms but our venue has not organ and realistically can not handle 2 harps and 5 percussion. Strings and brass no problem. Would the harp and percussion parts of the organ version work with strings and brass? Thanks, Bob
We recently performed a staged version of John Rutter’s “The Reluctant Dragon” and are looking for similar works to perform next year. Our preference: 1. Lots of choral numbers 2. Brief, about 30 minutes or less 3. Little or no spoken dialog Thanks for any suggestions!
I teach 7th and 8th grade chorus (separate classes) and there has never been an audition/screening process in order for students to sign up. 80% of my 7th grade chorus students come from my 6th grade general music classes, with the rest being transfers from band and orchestra. I average about 80 students for that […]
Hello! I have a small choir and we mostly do videogame and movies music. Most of the times we arrange the songs ourselves but our main contributor is on break and we really need new material. Anyone could share scores with me? I can send ours too if you want them! We have done songs […]
Hi everyone, Would it be okay for a tenor to sing “Domine Deus” from Vivaldi’s Gloria?
I’m looking for a scan of To Sail Beyond the Sunset by L. Stanley Glarum, on words of Tennyson. Nowhere to be found. Would appreciate any information.