Monthly Archives: December 2013

Concert Reflections

Every time, it’s a miracle. Here are all these people, full of heartache or hatred or desire, and we all have our troubles and the year is filled with triviality and consequence, and there are all these ‘people’ of every … Continue reading

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Beautiful, Successful Concert!!!

Yay!  It truly was a beautiful concert today!  I’m so grateful for all your hard work and dedication to becoming better singers, musicians, and choral artists with big ears and open minds and hearts.  Your work paid off big-time this … Continue reading

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Snippets

Dear Choral Colleagues, I wanted to put in writing 2 quotes from Semyon’s rehearsal on 11/26 I really found interesting: “The function of rests is to be bridges between sound.” “Legato mean consonants will not disturb the sound.” Food for … Continue reading

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Reflections on our recent rehearsals…

First of all, I’d like to speak about our first rehearsal with Semyon last Tuesday night.  Although I did not agree with some of the direction he was going I respect and appreciate his perspective.  The big challenge for all … Continue reading

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