Hi All, I’ve been doing a two weekend/4 show Madrigal Dinner for about 20 years. It has become increasingly difficult to get parents to help with costumes, sets, cooking, cleaning, etc. Students have also really become apathetic about selling tickets. Soooooo . . . . I decided to cancel it
Hello everyone, I hope your summers have been relaxing and your preparation for the fall fulfilling! My colleague, Tyler Flanders, and I are creating a website, called Consortio, full of tools and services for those interested in commissioning via a consortium of ensembles. In order to make this the best
I’m wondering if anyone has had to write a justification proposal for a school or district to fund a collaborative pianist in the daily rehearsal. I was recently blessed with a new principal who has very different budget ideas than his predecessor. He has not said “no” to my accompanist,
Hello! I am in need of suggestions for some fun SAB (or 3-part) pieces for an entry-level (junior varsity) high school choir. Fun selections that don’t sacrifice quality in order to get “buy in” early on in the semester for these brand new students who are trying choir class for
Hello Friends: I’m looking for 20th century SATB literature with the following characteristics: 1) SATB (large ensemble 120 capable singers) 2) exciting piano accompaniment 3) Possibly containing a soprano solo Any ideas? Thanks you for your time!
May I ask what music, specifically for choir/brass, others are planning for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation? I am looking for arrangements that use at least a brass quintet. Thank you for your comments back!
Can anyone recommend or share their favorite SATB arrangement of “O Happy Day” and “Children, Go Where I Send Thee”? I would like to include these on our Fall concert (December) of The Other G&S: Gospel Music & Spirituals. I’m not thrilled with what is available/in print. Thank you!
I am seeking quality repertoire for treble elementary choir, and mixed middle school choir, with the theme “for the love of singing”. I am especially interested in diverse music selections from all over the world, as well as through the ages. Added instruments are a bonus!
I am in need of repertoire suggestions for a middle school choir made up of fifteen students – two boys (one soprano, one baritone/bass) and thirteen girls. What can we successfully do with such a small group and that kind of voicing? We meet twice a week for about 40
Hello, all…I’m new to ChoralNet and in my 2nd year as a choir director at a small high school. Last year, a couple of my singers said they didn’t want to sing our national anthem because racism still existed in this country (a reasoning similar to that of NFL star