Inspiration for the day

1977: Martha Rosacker: “Mr. Lindquest, what is your philosophy of teaching?” Mr. Lindquest: “You inspire the entire person. Singing is much more than just teaching “a voice”. Singing is the voice of the soul, and the spirit of the person must reflect through their singing.” Source: http://www.voiceteacher.com/management.html

Nasal Resonance: How much is enough?

From http://usm.maine.edu/music/choralvocaltraining/ The Italian maxim goes something like this: “Put some nose in the sound without the sound being in the nose.” Virtually everyone agrees that, in the bel canto style, nasal singing is avoided. The converse is also true: “cut-off nasality” is to be avoided. Nasal sound has a twang that is generally out Read More …

DELIGHTFUL FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT

On Saturday 25 April 2009, the Knights of Harmony are holding their annual show featuring performance and music in the barbershop style. In this show they are creating their own authentic version of the Tin Roof Café. The fanciful Tin Roof Café, nestled amidst a collection of colourful entertainment venues, is a gathering place for Read More …