13.01.20 Rehearsal audio part 1 13.01.20 Rehearsal audio part 2
Oohhhh you lovely festive lot! We had a really lovely rehearsal starting with Maria's 'breath of joy' warm up - put us in a really gentle mood didn't it!? We did 'Dreams may shine' as a warm up but with really long slow notes to use the lovely breath we'd just worked on. The went … Continue reading Rehearsal Notes 09.12.19
Lovely, happy rehearsal tonight! Thank you all for your love and energy. We sang a couple of Christmas bits and went through some of the harmonies for Fairytale of New York (at the end of Part 1). There's a direct half split so the reds/yellows get one part and the blues/greens get the other in … Continue reading Rehearsal Notes 25.11.19
Great energy last night! Thanks to everyone who came along and sang.... this is what we got up to! We did a movement warm up to 'Shooting Stars' by Bag Raiders (new favourite song - my kids are sick of it on repeat in the car) then we warmed up our voices with a little … Continue reading Rehearsal Notes Monday 16th September 2019
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…
Our lovely West Bridgford Liberty Singers have some fairly significant gigs this summer and while I understand that life gets in the way of rehearsals - they don't get let off that lightly if they miss them! Here are the two halves of the rehearsal from Monday night.
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?