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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We all have our favourite warm ups and our favourite jokes. But if someone comes to choir every week, they may soon get weary of our patter.photo by Tobias ToftHow can you keep things fresh so choir members stay engaged? Here are some ideas.I run man...

No matter how hard you try to make your choir a friendly, welcoming place, joining a new choir is like starting a new school. It can be frightening.photo by Capture QueenHere are some ideas that may help prepare new members for their first visit to y...

Many choirs start back in September after their summer break.Here are five things you can do to prepare yourself for a smooth re-entry, whether you’re a singer or a choir leader.If you’re a choir member, you may not have sung a single note over t...

I’m not looking for sympathy, but leading a choir can be hard work!photo by Jean-Marc VoltaBut it doesn’t have to be that way. Maybe you’re working too hard. It’s possible to do less and get the same results. Never mind all the...

Here in the UK autumn is in the air. Choirs often start back in September, a time when new songs are needed.I’m here to help! Here are some resources for finding new songs for your choir.Planning a new choir season is not just about finding new son...

There’s been a real heatwave across Europe this summer. Which is great for those on holiday, but can be a bit much when we have to sing in such heat.Here are a few things that might help you cope with the heat whilst singing.Many choirs perform out...

Last week I looked at how to find choirs in your local area.photo by Tom BroganHaving found a potential choir to join, how do you know if it’s right for you? In this post I’ll help you find out.is it right for you?Having found a few possible choi...







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