Intermediate Rehearsal Blog

March 24, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 11 Thursday March 23rd

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, What a wonderful evening of singing and great work! I felt so much positive energy and enthusiasm all around, and you created so many beautiful sounds and moments of true artistry. You are already well-prepared for the concert, but it is important to keep working in detail on the newer songs, and to start practicing the more […]
March 18, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 10 Thursday March 16th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, Thank you for your hard work last night – it was a long and tiring evening of perfecting the challenging sections in your songs, and you persevered with impressive focus. I think a lot of us were feeling the time change as well, so remember to catch up on sleep this weekend and bring back your beautiful energy […]
March 10, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 9 Thursday March 9th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, Excellent work this evening! I am so pleased with the progress of your overall sound and the beautiful blend you are creating with your harmonies and warm colors. You know what to do with your voices and your instinct to produce pure, unified and pristine vowels is kicking in automatically when we come together to sing. Thank you […]
March 4, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 8 Thursday March 2nd

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, It was wonderful to see you last night after our week off, and thank you for a great rehearsal! I heard many beautiful sounds throughout the evening, along with stunning moments of pristine 2 and 3-part harmony – you are striving to reach our goal of beautiful singing and beautiful intonation.  Please continue to study your music at home […]
February 18, 2017

Intermediate Chorus Rehearsal # 7 Thursday February 16th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, Thank you for a wonderful rehearsal last night. You made some real strides in your overall vocal progress and took many of your songs to the next level with expressive detail and fine-tuning. I am so proud of your hard work and passion for singing and it is one of my greatest joys to work with you each […]
February 11, 2017

Intermediate Chorus Rehearsal # 6 Thursday February 9th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, You accomplished a great deal in last night’s rehearsal; we were able to touch upon a number of challenging sections in several of your songs, and made our way through most of your repertoire for the Spring concert. I am confident that you will have your songs memorized and ready for polishing by the end of February, which […]
February 4, 2017

Intermediate Rehearsal # 5 Thursday February 3rd

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, Thank you very much for your hard work and focus last night  – we again embarked upon some much-needed part-work and we are now almost ready to have some serious fun with these songs! Get ready for much movement and imaginative exploration as we turn these songs into adventurous works of art – and please, keep up […]
January 27, 2017

Intermediate Rehearsal # 4 Thursday January 26th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, Thank you very much for your hard work and focus last night  – there was a lot of sight-singing and part-learning involved, which can be challenging and static, but will pave the way for great artistic moments later in the semester. You are actually learning your music so quickly that I may be hunting down some additional […]
January 20, 2017

Intermediate Rehearsal Blog # 3 January 19th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, I heard great things about your work with Maggie, Elena, and Jazmine last night! Thank you for your flexibility and openness to new approaches, while maintaining a high level of musicianship and beautiful singing. I was called away very suddenly this week, and I greatly missed working with you last night. I will be back with bells […]
January 14, 2017

Intermediate Blog Rehearsal # 2/January 12th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, Thank you for your great work in last night’s rehearsal. I could tell from your singing and the questions you answered that many of you had practiced your songs and diligently read the blog. Even in these first few weeks I continue to hear growth in the beauty and depth of your sound, and your hard work and […]