From the Front of the Choir

Blog URL:http://blog.chrisrowbury.com
Blog Tags:singing, choirs, harmony, acappella
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:West Midlands
Location:Coventry

Thoughts and views on singing and choirs from a ‘Natural Voice’ perspective and encompassing unaccompanied harmony songs from across the globe.



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There was an article in The Guardian about how women tend to experience more self-doubt than men.I’ve noticed that the men who come to my singing weekends are often not as good as the women. I’m beginning to wonder if it’s because men over-esti...

Your friend plays you one of their favourite singers and you just don’t get it. To your ears it sounds pretty awful.Liking a singing voice is very subjective. We all know that. However, it can get us down when it’s our voice that’s being consid...

I had an enquiry this week: “Am I correct in believing that, to join your choir, it isn’t necessary to be able to hit a note?”I said that yes, that was the case. But it’s important to unpick what “unable to hit a note” means.There are man...

Many people use the turning of the year as an opportunity to reflect on the past and make plans for the future.It’s easy to go overboard though and end up trying to become a completely different person or making unrealistic plans which will inevita...

I’ll let you into a secret: I’m not glued to my computer on this Christmas day!photo by NigelI wrote this piece a while back and have scheduled it to be published on 25th December.There, I’ve given away a trade secret.It’s not just about what...

When things aren’t going well, it’s noticeable. That’s when you give constructive criticism.But when everything is going smoothly, it’s easy to take it for granted. That’s when a word or two of praise can work wonders.Much of the time in re...

At this time of year many of you will be singing in Christmas concerts.photo by Courtney CarmodyIt’s also the time of year when there are plenty of bugs around. Here’s a timely reminder of what you can do if you catch a cold and a concert is comi...







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