Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com I actually went back to work before the children went back to school this year! The West Bridgford Liberty Singers were back in full voice on Monday evening with 124 in attendance (around 25 of those new members). I find the start of term a little daunting with new people, … Continue reading Back to school…. back to work…. back to singing!
It's the summer holidays! Time for me to spend some precious moments with the Libertines and Mr Singer. Only sadly, I've got a song stuck in my head.... Choir directors are always ahead of where they need to be. I owe it to my singers to be the very best prepared I can be. This … Continue reading This song is STUCK in my head!…..
It's been slightly odd this year as the children finished school and I still had 3 gigs and a rehearsal to go! We gigged with two of my smaller ensembles (The Magnificent 7 and the Liberty Chorus) on the hottest day of the year with just ourselves and a fan - but were brilliant non … Continue reading End of term review…..
Yes! I believe it can. An article written by Shankar Mahadevan Academy on 05 April 2014 suggests that successful public speaking isn't totally down to the content but that much of it is attributed to a strong voice. A voice the can be heard and that doesn't fade off after an initial strong start. Maintaining … Continue reading Can singing help public speaking?
It's official. Chasing Cars has been the most played song of the 21st century on UK radio. I'm not one bit surprised. As any of you who have ever sung in a choir with me, you'll know my love for this song. True to form for a Snow Patrol song, its strength lies in its … Continue reading Would you lie with me and just forget the world?
On Saturday we joined forces with local councillors to protest against the closure of our hall. It's in the early stages of planning to be sold off as a package of land. We don't know what will happen yet, but we aren't prepared to go down without a fight, or a song. When there's a … Continue reading A chorus of protest….