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Singing In Tune: Intonation Ideas for the Choir Singing In Tune: Intonation Ideas for the Choir

Singing In Tune: Intonation Ideas for the Choir Vocalists often struggle with singing in tune. How do we know if we are singing the right pitch? Training the ear is

3 Listening Lessons for the Choir… And for Life!

3 Listening Lessons for the Choir As part of an ongoing series about spiritual practice and music, this blog post will focus on the art of listening. Music practice is

Music Humor: A Venn Diagram

Something Silly To Make You Smile “Humor relies on the unexpected” and it “tickles the brain.” But I think good jokes have at their center a core of truth. (Joe Moran

Practice Session, Part 1: Warm Up

Warm Up This blog post is the second in a seven part series about the structure of a typical practice session. In the blog post “Overview,” I outlined the six

Hearing vs. Listening

There is a big difference between hearing something and actually listening to it. In A Natural History of the Senses, Diane Ackerman observes “Sounds thicken the sensory stew of our lives,