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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.

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.

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.

Espirit De Choir!

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