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4 Simple Ways To Affirm Your Singers

4 Simple Ways To Affirm Your Singers
As directors, working to keep a positive atmosphere among our singers can be challenging. So, here are four simple and timely reminders to help us all maintain a positive and affirming environment within our ensembles.

What To Do With Your Choir In May?

What To Do With Your Choir In May?

Our contests and concerts are over

Easter has come and gone too

There’s still six weeks until summer

Oh, what is my choir to do?

How To Improve Choral Sound Immediately

How To Improve Choral Sound Immediately
Our rehearsal time is limited, so there isn’t time for a complete overhaul of our ensemble’s sound.  However, there are a few quick tune-ups we can make to improve our choir’s sound right away.

How Much Money Do Composers Make?

How Much Money Do Composers Make?
Every wonder how much money is in the composing business? This article from ECM will tell you all the revenue splits that the industry has long kept secret.

Three Ways To Train Your Other Set Of Ears

Three Ways To Train Your Other Set Of Ears
Have you ever thought about your brain's ability to hear sound inside your head? With this article, learn how to use that internal auditory system to improve your choir's singing.