Bird and Byrd on the Value of Voice Lessons

The other day I found a perfect excerpt to share with you.  In my beloved Weiss & Taruskin textbook from college lie some words as true today as they were when written 425 years ago. William Byrd, who I like to believe is one of my husband’s ancestors, was a 16th century English church composer and… Continue reading Bird and Byrd on the Value of Voice Lessons

Tomorrow. Beauty. Awake.

[originally posted here] Have you ever heard a song that makes your tummy do a little flip just because the music is so lovely? And the pearly tones of the voices meld in a harmony so sweet and warm that you fear for the melting sensation down the back of your spine? Have you ever… Continue reading Tomorrow. Beauty. Awake.

Beauty {Almost} Awake! – A little more about what to expect at the concerts

The clock is ticking down toward our spring concert!  What started as a fund-raising idea for Nathan’s upcoming choir trip to Ukraine has turned into something a little less specific and a lot more fantastic. I wanted to give a reminder of the event details, along with a teaser about what we have planned. Spring… Continue reading Beauty {Almost} Awake! – A little more about what to expect at the concerts