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Who Is Easychoirmusic.com?

Who Is Easychoirmusic.com?
Each week at easychoirmusic.com we often answer the question, “Who are you and what do you do?” So, this week we are featuring some of our outstan...

Back To School - Back To Basics

Back To School - Back To Basics
School is starting and it’s back to basics. Please enjoy these simple reminders as we re-engage with our singers this fall: 1. Love Completely  W...

Words Matter-Word Matters

Words Matter-Word Matters
Five Quick Keys To Improving Choral Diction      Choral music is unique in its nearly exclusive use of language to carry its message. I say ‘nearl...

Welcome Back, Singers!

Welcome Back, Singers!
Wake up friend, summer is over and your singers are arriving any day! So, as you close out your summer and head back into the choir room, this article will give a few simple reminders to help you prepare for this next year of choir.

Director Tips For Choir Recruiting

Director Tips For Choir Recruiting
Fall is just around the corner and it’s time to begin thinking about adding to your ensemble’s numbers. Since fall is the beginning of a new annua...

Parker's Picks For Every Choir 2019-2020

Parker's Picks For Every Choir 2019-2020
Summer is nearly over and it’s time to select music for the upcoming 2019-2020 season. We have reviewed every piece in our catalogue to bring you our very best recommendations for your choir for the new year. Whether community, church or school choir, we have everything you need at easychoirmusic.com.

Who Put The 'R' In Wash?

Who Put The 'R' In Wash?
  As we’ve worked with choirs through the years, we’ve all come across some unique regional pronunciation disorders. Of these, one in particular h...

John Parker's Top 8 Choir Hacks for 2019-20

John Parker's Top 8 Choir Hacks for 2019-20
 As a limited time promotion for this article, enter the code "ECMHACK" for 20% off your entire order! A ‘hack’ is a clever tip or technique for ...

How To Pick Songs For Your Choir

How To Pick Songs For Your Choir
One of the most important tasks a choir director has is selecting the right repertoire for their choir.  For many who sing in these choirs, the ly...

Choirs With Community Impact

Choirs With Community Impact
Music must live on, and choir directors are the torch-bearers of the great cultural and community joy that comes from performing and experiencing it. This article will give you a few reminders of how we can use our choirs to better our community.

How To Get ‘RRRRREFRESHED’ This Summer

How To Get ‘RRRRREFRESHED’ This Summer

When school is in session, the pressure is on, and the schedule is non-stop! Sometimes it’s hard to tell where one day ends and the next one begins. Your days are super demanding and there is an endless line of people requiring your constant attention. The mad dash toward the spring concert is a giant whirlwind of endless details.


Then...in a moment…it’s all over. Whew! Finally!! School is out. Now…what to do this summer? There are many ways to fill your time this summer, but consider these five R’s as a formula for maximizing your time.

Passing The Baton - How To Ensure Ensemble Legacy

Passing The Baton - How To Ensure Ensemble Legacy
We all want continuity for our groups. Whether it's creating something that will stand when we leave it behind, or fostering pride and appreciation from our singers, ensemble legacy is an essential tool in the director's tool kit.