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Composer David Lang tells about the creative vision of Bang on a Can: Take concerts apart and put them back together again so that music can be heard with fresh...
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Richard Westenburg, the founder of New York's famed chorus and orchestra, Musica Sacra, died of colon cancer on February 20, 2008. Westenburg had been an important fixture on the New...
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As singers age, what used to be easy becomes harder—sustaining the high notes, singing through a phrase on one breath, doing a smooth crescendo and decrescendo. Here's a look at...
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Amanda White, a coloratura soprano living and working in New York City, offered these tips in Classical Singer , a magazine for singers pursuing professional solo careers. We thought they...
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Can meditation make you a better singer? Yes, and that's not all. Meditation can improve relaxation, concentration, and even health.
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Tired of the bar scene? Online dating services not doing it for you? Have you considered joining a chorus?
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Choral singers have a particular kind of courage—not the courage of those who climb mountains, but the courage of those who show up and practice.
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If you were stranded on a desert island, what choral music recording would you take with you? When we asked this of some 600 choral singers, many of them thought...
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Providing financial oversight for your chorus is a critical role with many facets—learn about the challenges and rewards of effective stewardship.
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Whether or not a concert was exceptional, standing ovations are becoming de rigueur with today's audiences. Is this reflective of declining music programs in the schools?
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Which comes first—the melody or the lyrics? Composer Alice Parker explains her creative process.