The Liberty Chorus on Zoom June 2020 A thousand years - Lockdown Mix June 2020 The Liberty Chorus meet monthly via zoom at the moment. This two part-harmony version of 'A Thousand Years' by Christina Perri (from the Twilight Saga) is their latest virtual recording. There are 24 separate vocal parts and many of the … Continue reading A thousand years…. The Liberty Chorus
Thank you to everyone who came and sang last night! A lovely feeling of a new term, some great energy and high quality voices. Here's what we got up to: We had a long introduction for our 25 new people about fire exits, choir etiquette and how we do things etc. Just to reiterate - … Continue reading Back to school, back to singing! Monday 2nd September Rehearsal Notes
I'm sharing something very special today. I arranged this (one of my favourite Cure songs) this term for the West Bridgford Liberty Singers. The original track has a lot of instrumental work and I re-worked these for 4 part voices. It wasn't an easy song to teach as many of the choir hadn't heard it … Continue reading Show me how you do that trick…
I do love a Beach Boys hit! I love their harmonies and their sentiments and I've been dying to try one of their songs for about 5 years now! When I run my community choir, I have a large number of people, some are hard core attendees and some are more transient, so the way … Continue reading Singing workshops…. how they work
Just Like Heaven was the third single released from the Cure's 'Kiss me Kiss me Kiss me' album in 1987. This is one of my favourite Cure albums - I had it on double vinyl and played to to death. Last Friday I popped round to my mate's house to do a bit of singing … Continue reading Just Like Heaven……
It's a big deal - gig day. And mine starts much earlier than everyone else's. As a choir. we are fully prepared -our great rehearsal last week saw to this but I still always feel the weight of the gig on the day itself. So I'm going to share with you all exactly what I … Continue reading Gig Preparations….
I rarely come back from any of my choir rehearsals feeling that we had a 'bad' rehearsal. That would be huge failure on my part. Most of the rehearsals are really good! But just occasionally, you get a great one. How does this work!? Last Monday, my West Bridgford Liberty Singers met up for … Continue reading What makes a great rehearsal?
We had a giddy week last week with our brand new T shirts!!! Check us out! We had a grant from Rushcliffe council which helped us massively to keep the cost down for our members. I like the idea of us having a cohesive output vocally and visually. Singers were able to choose the style … Continue reading Community Choir get new T shirts!