Intermediate Rehearsal Blog

October 7, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 7 Thursday October 5th

Greetings, Intermediate Chorus, I hope you had a productive and fun rehearsal with Lori on Thursday. I apologize for my absence – I was with you in spirit! Rehearsal Habits Guess what? Do you know there are only 6 regular rehearsals left before our Holidays With Cantabile Dress Rehearsal? If that seems like a small number, you’re right – it […]
September 29, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 6

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, Thank you for a fun and accomplished rehearsal last night! I was so proud of your little performance for our visiting parents, and I think we are on track for a great performance in December. Keep up the good work! Trivia Question: The song “Lil’ Liza Jane” is an American folk song that has been rewritten in many […]
September 23, 2017

Blog # 5 Thursday September 21st

Dear Intermediate Singers, Thank you for a productive and fun rehearsal last night! Your overall sound is developing with so much depth and color, and you are producing unified, consistent vowel shapes throughout much of your vocal range! Please remember our discussion about respect for the rehearsal process, and for each other – we will accomplish so much if we […]
September 15, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 4 Thursday September 14th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers! I missed you last night, but I heard you had a great, albeit brief rehearsal. Thank you to all the parents who made it out to the orientation, and to Aria for bringing such a stunning performance. Thank you for your hard work, and thanks to Lori for conducting your rehearsal for the past two weeks. I […]
September 8, 2017

Intermediate Rehearsal # 3 Thursday September 7th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers! I missed you last night, but heard you had a great rehearsal. Thank you for your hard work, and thanks to Lori for conducting your rehearsal both last night, and next week. Please keep up the good work, and be sure to come to rehearsal focused, energized, and ready to sing! Trivia Question: Below is a recording of […]
September 2, 2017

Intermediate Chorus Blog # 2 August 31st

Greetings, Intermediate Singers! Thank you for a lovely rehearsal on Thursday. In spite of the sweltering heat, you accomplished so much and stayed focused and energized – we are off to a great start! Keep up the great work! Trivia Question: Below is a video of the song Blustery Day. What is the name of the choir performing the song? Watch […]
August 25, 2017

Intermediate Chorus Blog # 1 Thursday August 24th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, Thank you for a wonderful first rehearsal. I was already so pleased with the sound you produced and I really enjoyed chatting with as many of you as possible during break. I look forward to a great year of singing and strong choral friendships as we prepare for our concerts! Trivia Question: Last night, we watched a video […]
April 22, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 16 Thursday April 27th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers! Wonderful work last night – you are so well-prepared for our concert next weekend, and it was great to spend time polishing various sections of your songs, refining phrasing, vowels, and other details to make for a stellar performance. Thank you as well for working so hard to prepare for musicianship exams – I am in the […]
April 14, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 14 Thursday April 13th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, Thank you for an awesome rehearsal last night. I was so pleased with your attendance during this time of Spring Break and with the additional factor of having our rehearsal at a different location. Your dedication and hard work touches my soul and I am so excited for you to share your musical gifts and accomplishments in our […]
April 7, 2017

Intermediate Blog # 13 Thursday April 6th

Greetings, Intermediate Singers, Thank you for a good rehearsal last night. Elena was so impressed with your beautiful singing and you made some important progress on all of your massed songs. Please be sure to work very hard at home this week to fix any challenging sections we had last night – particularly in We Can Plant a Forest! Keep up the […]