Choir Practices in Masks – Observations of an Animateur is times of Covid-19.

Choir Practices in Masks – Observations of an Animateur is times of Covid-19. Practice 1  There were about 15 of us, a few of us wore masks and I sporadically wore a strange, pointy mask.  Apart from it feeling strange it was fine.  We stood more than 3m apart in a massive circle.  We couldn’t hear each other much.   I noticed a desire to push because we were outside…

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Concerts, charity fundraising and masterclasses and weddings

I’m just home from my latest vocalist concert and I am just so proud of all of my students.  We were in the large room at the Hare and Hounds in Kings Heath, which has a wonderful sound, is very atmospheric and has a history of loads of amazing performers being on the stage but the performers couldn’t see the audience at all.  Maybe they liked it but I find…

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April 2013 – Wonderful Cantare and Cantare Daytime

Hello we I really don’t do this very often and I realised it’s been a while, although I didn’t realise how long. My excuse is pretty good, I had a baby, but still he’s very old now, 5 months and it’s time to tell you about the stuff I’ve been doing. I’ll start with choir related stuff… Cantare Choir (initially the Northfield Community Choir), has grown loads and now has…

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