Our latest online rehearsal

Our latest online rehearsal

Our latest online rehearsal by Thel This time we had to make sure the light was on our faces and not behind us. I grabbed a pile of books to prop up my phone so I was looking up.  I had a bible, a book about the Reformation, two dictionaries, a Guinness Book of...
Recipe for learning a new skill

Recipe for learning a new skill

‘Happy Birthday Irene’ by Heather Ingredients 1 ‘big’ birthday 1 vision 25-30 women (+ 1 man, optional) 1 assistant musical director 1 piece of sheet music 5 teach tracks A very large pinch of singing ability Some technical know-how Lots of courage...
Our virtual rehearsals

Our virtual rehearsals

Our virtual rehearsals by Monica Virtual rehearsals are a great way to see each other every Monday, which I really look forward to. We all warm up our voices before singing some tags. We also do some nice stretch exercises to relax us! Meeting up with our chorus to...
Hosting chorus warm-ups via Zoom

Hosting chorus warm-ups via Zoom

Reflections on leading a virtual chorus warm-up by Heather Hi, I’m Heather. As lead section leader I volunteered a few weeks ago to be part of the rota for warm-ups to kick off our Monday rehearsals. In three parts: physical, mental and vocal, I have done some of all...
Welcoming back some old friends

Welcoming back some old friends

An update on our latest virtual rehearsal by Thel Mersey Harmony have been holding virtual rehearsals via Zoom for many weeks now, thanks to the current situation. Our weekly Zoom rehearsal on Monday night attracted several old friends – ex-members, interested...