Archive for April, 2014

Great Essays about Group Singing

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

I wanted to start a list of must-read pieces I've come across about choral singing. My list begins with only two, but I plan to add to it and I would love suggestions. If Congress Were a Choir I've ...

How Did Sherwin B. Nuland Die? and Other Links

Sunday, April 27th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

I was sad to learn that doctor and author Sherwin B. Nuland died last month. His amazing book How We Die, which won the National Book Award, had a powerful effect on me. In it Nuland took the ...

Thank You, Steve Dresen and the Bonneville High School Choir

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

In what has to be one of the more touching, pleasing, best-mood-making results of writing my book about singing in a choir, the Bonneville High School Choir of Idaho Falls, Idaho, came to a rehearsal of the Choral Society of ...

Cara Swann Has Been Busy!

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

Former reporter/editor Cara Swann, who stops by here from time to time, has made 11 of her books (novels and short stories) available on Amazon. They are all Kindle editions and since I still live in the dark ages ...

WDAV – Choral Showcase

Sunday, April 20th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I've been emailing links to my TEDx talk about singing in a choir to choir directors, and getting mostly lovely responses back. I recently heard from Theresa Woody, who hosts a show called Choral Showcase on WDAV, (Saturdays at ...