Archive | Tenor-Bass Choirs (Men’s) Choirs

Choral Opportunities: MMEA 2015 Conference

by Faith Lueth, MMEA Liaison The 2015 conference for the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (March 19-21 at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center) has much to offer choral musicians. There are three days packed with a variety of choral offerings that include informative sessions, insightful rehearsals, and performances. The conductor for this year’s All-State Chorus is Rollo Dilworth. […]

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The Care and Preservation of the Voice

by Tony Thornton, MassACDA President-Elect As conductors and singers, we work very hard over a period of weeks to prepare for performance. Concert week may include additional rehearsals and certainly a dress rehearsal. This added stress can cause the immune system to weaken, making the body susceptible to illness; it would be a pity to […]

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Running Successful Sectionals

by Sean Landers, Music in Worship Chair When was the last time you ran a sectional with one of your choirs?At what phase in your rehearsal process did you incorporate this best practice? Sectionals are a valuable tool to use at all phases of repertoire learning.However,in his 1980 article about sectionals, Timothy Mount implies that less […]

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Music for Men: Reviews of recently published music for male choruses

by Tom Berryman, Male Choirs Chair Winter Morning—Stephen Paulus Two voices, piano Paulus Publications SP548 What a gift of magnificent choral music Stephen Paulus has left us! Even his most simple works offer high craft, well-chosen texts, and truly musical vocal lines for our singers to enjoy learning and performing. In Winter Morning, the two voice […]

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Participant comments about the Singing Men! Vocal Workshop

SINGING MEN: Vocal Workshop Saturday, September 20, 2014 With Frank Kelley Sponsored by Massachusetts ACDA Frank Kelley’s presentation and work with our Singing Men: Vocal Workshop participants went far beyond my expectations! He brought skill and expertise as well as a true talent for reaching folks with wide-ranging skills. People were certainly impressed with his […]

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