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 are many reasons why you might not be able to get to choir and have to stay home.How can you keep your choral and musical interests alive? Here are 10 ideas.It’s not just during a pandemic that you might not be able to get to choir.there’s...

We are living in unprecedented times. People are not allowed to socialise.How do we keep singing together? I’ll look at some of the options.It’s not only during a pandemic that we need to stay at home. There are times when we might be too ill to...

We are living in “interesting times” (according to the old Chinese curse). Many of us are finding ourselves in the uncomfortable position of having to make health decisions for other people.But is it our responsibility as choir leaders?I don’t...

Do you find doing the same warm ups week after week a bit dull? Are you bored with the same old repertoire?It might be time to revisit the basics of why you joined a choir in the first place and what inspires you as a singer. Read on to find out how...

Ever found the same old warm up exercises a bit boring or ending up just going through the motions during a rehearsal?It might be time to revisit the basics of what you’re doing as a choir leader and why. Read on to find out how to reinvigorate you...

I mentioned skateboarder Barry Dring in my last post. And here he is again!When he was interviewed, Barry pointed out that when learning to skateboard, you have to fall off. A lot. It’s the same with any new skill, including singing.Many people thi...

Meditation is often suggested as a way of reducing stress, promoting emotional well-being and enhancing self-awareness.But what if you find it hard to sit still? Then join a choir and reap the same benefits!The other day I heard skateboarder Barry Dr...







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