Intermediate Rehearsal Blog

January 27, 2018

January 25, 2018/Rehearsal #4

Dear Intermediate Singers, Jazmine, Amanda and I appreciate your thoughtful, respectful discussion at the end of rehearsal last night as we reminded ourselves what Cantabile is.  As one singer pointed out to me after rehearsal, Cantabile is all about singing, since our name means “song-like” or simply “singing.”  And yes, this is primarily what we are about at Cantabile.  In […]
January 20, 2018

January 18, 2018/Rehearsal #3

Dear Intermediate Singers, Thank you for a fun and productive rehearsal this week.  We were fortunate to have a visit from Cantabile’s Artistic Director, Elena Sharkova, in the middle of rehearsal and she gave us a formal introduction to the ground-breaking work she has been doing with Vocalise for years now in yoga and meditation.  Watch for a letter coming […]
January 13, 2018

January 11, 2018/Rehearsal #2

Dear Intermediate Singers, It is with great pleasure that I am writing my first Intermediate blog post!  My apologies for not writing to you last week.  I have been under the weather with a good case of bronchitis, but I am feeling better this week and want you to know I am truly excited to begin this journey with you […]
December 1, 2017

Rehearsal # 15/ November 30th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, I am so proud and pleased by your hard work this week, in both our dress rehearsal and in rehearsal last night. As we continue to strive towards a beautiful, healthy, and unified sound, you are rising to many challenges while staying focused and determined! Keep up the good work, even in the next two days; practice […]
November 17, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 13 November 16th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers! Thank you for your great work last night! Please keep up the good work by reviewing your blogs, practicing at home, and listening to your recordings – let’s make this performance spectacular! Next week, in observance of Thansgiving, there is NO Intermediate Rehearsal. Please see the end of this blog for very important information about our upcoming dress […]
November 10, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 12 November 9th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers! Thank you for your great work last night! Your focus and dedication is marvelous and Lori and I are so pleased with your overall sound and the quality of musicianship in your pieces. Please keep up the good work by reviewing your blogs, practicing at home, and listening to your recordings – let’s make this performance spectacular! […]
November 3, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 11 November 2nd

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, Thank you for a focused and productive rehearsal last night. We achieved a lot of detailed work and I loved seeing you show so much expression and stage presence as we enter the polishing stages of our music. Please keep up the good work! Call Times for TOMORROW’S Fall Rehearsal Please note that call times for the […]
October 27, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 10 October 26th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, Thank you for a great rehearsal last night. You stayed so focused and energized and you accomplished many important details as we get into the final stages of preparation for the Holidays with Cantabile concert. Keep up the great work, both at home, and in rehearsal! Holidays with Cantabile Tickets Now On Sale Please visit the Cantabile website to […]
October 21, 2017

Intermediate Rehearsal Blog # 9 October 19th

Greetings, Intermediate Chorus, I hope you had a productive and fun rehearsal with Lori on Thursday. I apologize for what was my last absence of the term – I was with you in spirit! Trivia Question: What kind of bells will be played in the concert while you sing Peter Go Ringa Dem Bells? Reminder of Rehearsal Habits Guess what? […]
October 14, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 8 Thursday October 12th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, Thank you for a productive, fun, and heartfelt rehearsal. In light of these challenging times, I was thrilled with the amount we accomplished and it was lovely to have a some fresh clean air join us, and allow for more movement and play than I’d originally planned! This blog will start off with a recap of the […]