Choral

How Shall We Study Music?

Last week I was given the privilege of speaking at a conference on the campus of Princeton University presented by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association and the Foundation…

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A Visit To The Chorus School

Two years ago – almost to the day – I blogged about visiting the Newark Boys Chorus School in New Jersey. As a former choirboy, these visits are always special…

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A Trip Down Memory Lane

This past weekend I attended a reunion of individuals who attended St. Peter’s Choir School for Boys in Philadelphia. There are not that many of us left owing to the…

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You Can Take the Choirboy Out of the Choir School. . .

“But you can’t take the choir school out of the choir boy.” As I noted in my very first blog Opening Chord, I attended St. Peter’s Choir School in Philadelphia…

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Let It Snow

Are you a fan of the a cappella ensemble Chanticleer? If you enjoy male a cappella groups, Chanticleer is hopefully at or near the top of your list. This group…

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The Opening Chord Revisited

I’ve been blogging now for a little over three years. I sometimes wonder if anyone out there has actually been reading them. To recapitulate, as we’d say in sonata form,…

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“This is my second Discovery Concert…I am amazed that [you] can show musical concepts to non-connoisseurs without sugar-coating or ‘babying’ the listeners. Wonderful!”

— Discovery Concert attendee

 

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