Five Timeless Christmas Pieces You May Likely Come Across This Year

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The Christmas season is upon us and many choirs around the world are probably up in arms and rehearsing vigorously for their upcoming carols. So we decided to put together five Christmas pieces that we think might make the setlist in Christmas carols and concerts this year.   And The Glory This piece of amazing music […]

Have You Ever Heard Of Musical Performance Anxiety? Here’s How To Get Over It

  All musicians have experienced that moment before a performance or audition where they can’t breathe, have butterflies in their stomach, feeling light headed or weak, dry-mouth, negative self talk. These physical symptoms are all as a result of doubt before performances. Another name for this is Musical Performance Anxiety. How does one get over […]

10 Photos That Accurately Describe The Wahala Involved In Preparing For A Choral Competition

Everyone brags about being ready for the tough rehearsals ahead 2.Often times they are out to avenge a former loss We go kill them this time 3.When the choirmaster announces the days of rehearsal. Yeepaaaa!!!! 4.How rehearsal looks like at the beginning. Where is everyone? 5. The constant state of the choirmaster all through every rehearsal. […]

Black And Proud! Take A Look At Black Composers and Musicians in Classical Music History [Part II]

Francis Johnson Francis “Frank” B. Johnson (1792-1844), a Philadelphia bugler and band leader, was the most popular black composer in the pre-Civil War United States.  He published his first work, “A Collection of New Cotillions” in Philadelphia in 1819.  Johnson’s band soon became the leading musical group for social events and marches in the region. […]