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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At any singing workshop I run there will probably be someone who already knows one of the songs I’m teaching.photo by Sludge GIf that is you, what are your options for staying interested?I try very hard to make sure that I teach different songs at...

I am often faced with a sea of frowns as singers struggle to get a song ‘right’. The frowns even appear during performances when songs have been well-rehearsed.photo by Senior Airman Amanda MorrisThis self-doubt can begin to pervade everything an...

I ran a day of singing last weekend and whilst I was setting out the tea and biscuits and putting up tables, I realised that the practical side of running a workshop is at least as important as the singing.Here are 10 handy tips from my experience ov...

An opinion piece this week based on personal observations.photo by Roger BlackwellHere in the UK a general election is looming and I’m wondering whether the type of choir you’re in reveals your political stance.I am a member of the Natural Voice...

A choir is no place for egos. When you join choir you agree to give up a certain amount of autonomy in order to work together as a team.photo by Colin JThat also applies to the choir leader, although many would disagree!a choir isn’t the choir lead...

Last week there was a guest post about what choir leaders can do to help singers who have hearing loss.photo by Hadley Paul GarlandThis week I want to look at steps you can take yourself if you’re a singer who is experiencing hearing loss.If you ha...

More and more older singers are in choirs these days. Many of those singers will have some kind of hearing loss.Joshua Reynolds "Self-Portrait as a Deaf Man"How can you, as a choir leader, help them? Here is a guest post by Bettina Gellinek Turner*.Y...







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