Ensemble Rehearsal Blog

March 17, 2018

March 14, 2018/Rehearsal #10

March 10, 2018

March 7, 2018/Rehearsal #9

March 2, 2018

February 28, 2018/Rehearsal #8

February 17, 2018

February 14, 2018/Rehearsal #7

Dear Ensemble, Thank you for your flexibility this week as Jazmine subbed for me at rehearsal.  She said you all were wonderful to work with and that you accomplished a lot.  I so appreciate your respect and kindness for her and your commitment to the group to work hard.  I am beginning to feel better now that I have been […]
February 10, 2018

February 7, 2018/Rehearsal #6

Dear Ensemble, Thank you for a fun, rewarding rehearsal on Wednesday!  I am looking forward to exploring and learning all of the exciting repertoire we have for this spring. Our next adventure is Cantabile’s Festival for Young Voices, March 23 and 24.  The Festival itself is on Saturday, March 24th.  This will be a day of meeting young singers from […]
February 2, 2018

January 31, 2018/Rehearsal #5

Dear Ensemble, Sunday is the BIG DAY!  I am looking forward to spending the day with you, not only because you are going to be outstanding in the recording studio, but because you are wonderful people and I enjoy spending time with you!  Below is a reminder of how to practice Four Bridges today (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday).  You are […]
January 26, 2018

January 24, 2018/Rehearsal #4

Dear Ensemble, WOW, WOW, WOW!  I am so proud of you!  You gave an outstanding performance Sunday at the MLK celebration concert.  Here are some of the words audience members and other performers have shared with me:  moving, thought-provoking, thrilling, community-building, fantastic, let’s do it again!  You have taken an enormous step in the process of building Ensemble’s footprint and […]
January 19, 2018

January 17, 2018/Ensemble Rehearsal #3

Dear Ensemble, Thank you, thank you for your great work, not only at rehearsal on Wednesday, but also during your practice at home last week.  Your improvement between rehearsals was significant and allowed us to focus on polishing the music and developing our expression of the important message each song contains for our audience on Sunday.  You know, Dr. King […]