Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this episode, Christine and I interview Dan Cooper and Jack White of Love Soul Choir in the south of England. These young guys have built a fantastic and inspiring choir business that’s bringing the joy of singing to hundreds of people. You can […]
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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIf you read and enjoyed our article about our choir’s twinning workshop with One Voice, you’ll love this podcast, in which we take a deeper dive into the planning and construction of the event.
No matter how skilled or experienced we are, we can always seek to improve and give our choirs our very best. There’s a single thing you can do right now to be a better choir leader, but you’re not going to like it! I’m going to try to persuade you to video yourself. I know, I […]
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this episode, we’re delighted to welcome composer and Total Choir Resources collaborator Dean Jones. Dean is working with us to produce a range of beautiful, accessible choral arrangements that will be available from June 2017.
Have you ever asked yourself that question? Have you ever thought to yourself that surely there are people better suited to being a choir leader than you: better musicians; more qualified, more experienced, more likeable? What business have you to lead this choir, with all your faults and inadequacies? If you’ve ever struggled to find the confidence […]
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn Part 1 of this podcast, we looked at various choir membership structures, so if you didn’t catch that, you can go back and listen to episode 102. In Part 2, we’re dealing with payment structures.
I was reminded over the weekend of one of the most powerful ways you can improve your conducting – watch other conductors. I was lucky enough to attend an all-day masterclass event run by the Assocation of British Choral Directors and led by tutors Neil Ferris and Jo Tomlinson. About a dozen conductors participated and […]
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this episode and the next, we discuss different choir membership and payment structures, and the benefits and challenges of the various options.