News

Shape Our Direction

Hello fellow Choristers! Help Our Choir Co-Directors to Get to Know the Choir and Shape Our Future Direction! Emma and Piper have created a questionnaire that they would love everyone to fill out so they can get to know our choir members better. It will only take people about 5 min and would help them a great deal: Fall 2021 Choral Questionnaire

An Up-Dater

Hello fellow Choristers! A message from Emma and Piper: “Great rehearsal last week everyone! We were working on “Merge with the River”, but this week, we will be kicking our learning into high gear, as we aim to learn a piece by ear with Piper, as well as begin another piece with Emma.

Repertoire & Anatomy

Hello fellow Choristers! Our first choral session went swimmingly, in my humble opinion, with a wonderful workshop by our co-choral directors, Piper and Emma. In this week’s session, we will be continuing with our repertoire from last week, and engaging in even more music theory, and we will dive deeper into vocal anatomy,

Can’t Wait to See Everyone

Hello Choristers! The fall 2021 Zoom choral sessions will commence this Saturday, September 18th, at 10 am. We can’t wait to see everyone! A Message of Welcome from Emma and Piper, our new Choir Co-Directors.

We’re Back!

Hello Choristers The fall 2021 Zoom choral sessions will commence on Saturday September 18th at 10 am. If you intend to participate and/or would like to continue receiving these weekly updates – YOU MUST REGISTER

AGM is Coming!

Tomorrow is our last “official” Choral Connections for this session, so come out and we’ll sing through some of the songs we’ve covered since January.

What a Calming Mantra

Fellow Earthlings, The earth the air the fire the water return return return return. The earth the air the fire the water return return return return.

Solstice Carol Project & a Treat

Hi Everyone, Our long anticipated choir video project of Solstice Carol is at hand. Marija has kindly sent you all the details and here’s a reminder of our current time lines:

Video Project Update & Sign-up Details

Hello Songsters! On behalf of Sue and Hanna, I am excited to be reaching out with details about the Solstice Carol video project that’s been announced at the last couple of Choral Connections and in Brenda’s weekly news digest.

The Vowel Called E

Hey Gang – Last week we learned more about that vowel called E and it’s special relationship with falsetto and the chest register. We had fun with The Earth Is Our Mother, Tiny Perfect Moles, Skye Boat Song, Maid on the Shore, Butterfly, and others. Shape notes and ideal choir section ratios were also discussed. Plans are developing now to make tomorrow just as interesting, so don’t be late!

“It’s my bank account Doc.”

Hi Everybody Psssst! Is anybody out there? I’m stuck in a Covid-19 head fog and can barely tell if I’m breathing. . .   Not to make light of the suffering of the sick and those overwhelmed by their care and welfare – that’s all too real.

Little Bunnies

Hello Everyone Thank heavens we get to see each other at tomorrow’s Choral Connection, cause you ain’t gonna meet your buddies on a restaurant patio are ya? Will this lockdown ever end? I can barely remember what a dinner party is like, or a coffee date with good friends at close proximity.