Justin Cavazos

June 5, 2017

8th Annual Cantabile Festival for Young Voices

Saturday March 24, 2018

First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto

June 5, 2017

All Choir Concert

Saturday April 28, 2018

First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto

June 5, 2017

Spring Concert with Vocalise, Bravi, and Aria

Saturday May 19, 2018

First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto

April 28, 2017

Vocalise Blog #15: 4/24/2017

Dear Vocalise: Thank you to so many of you who replied to my message to state your commitment to Vocalise and the excellence it stands for. If you mean to perform in the concerts but haven’t yet written to me, read my direct email from April 25th and make your intention clear. On Monday, May 1st, we begin our two-week […]
April 21, 2017

Vocalise Blog #14: 4/17/2017

Dear Vocalise: Thank you for a productive rehearsal last week!  Our concerts are just around the corner, so we must take the music beyond the rehearsal process and focus on performance. Each time you practice, please consider: 1) WHY you sing, 2) WHAT we’re singing about, and 3) HOW you can show the meaning of each and every phrase with […]
April 13, 2017

Vocalise Blog #13: 4/10/2017

Dear Vocalise: The concerts are approaching — in less than three weeks, on May 2nd, we are at the concert venue, practicing for the first of the spring concerts. Our special guest, multi-instrumentalist and producer Laura Inserra, will be at the April 24th rehearsal: Our last regular rehearsal is next week. It is now that you must make your decision: Do […]
April 7, 2017

Vocalise Blog #12: 4/3/2017

Dear Vocalise:   Thank you very much for your attention, energy and focus in recording video footage for my presentation “Re-imagining Choral Rehearsal: building voice, community and health with creative movement, yoga and meditation” which will be delivered at the X World Symposium on Choral Music in Barcelona, Spain, this July.  We are recording again next Monday – please, have […]
March 30, 2017

Vocalise Blog #11: 3/27/2017

Dear singers: What an experience to work with Joan Szymko on her music, as well as some of our other repertoire.  We’d like each of you to spend some time this week, during your practice, reflecting on our time with her.  What did you learn?  What new insights did you gain?  Did Joan make anything “click” by saying it in […]