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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 Choral Music Is Changing Uganda

How Choral Music Is Changing Uganda
The African Children's Choir is one of the premier choral groups on the planet. Read this article to find out about how they're using choral music to change both their community, and the world.

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.

Espirit De Choir!

Espirit De Choir!
Five practical ways to inspire enthusiasm and build community in your choir

Pine Needles and Candle Wax

Pine Needles and Candle Wax
  Well, Christmas is over.  The joyous sounds of the season still echo through performance and worship venues all over the world, but Christmas is ...

4 Reminders to Rekindle Your Passion for Music Ministry

4 Reminders to Rekindle Your Passion for Music Ministry
  Serving since 1986 in music ministry, I realize now more than ever how quickly the days, months and years fly by; and, how important it is to sto...