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Gearing up for a busy Summer of Recordings

With the snowfall that covered much of the UK in March now hopefully a distant memory, we turn our attentions to Summer.  In fact, certainly in Wiltshire, there has been so much rain recently that a friend pointed out to Read More …

Recording Tonbridge Grammar School

tonbridge girls school

Just before Easter, we travelled to Kent to record the motet choir of Tonbridge Grammar School.  The venue was St Martin’s Church in Brasted for our recording with the Motet Choir directed by Deputy Head Mr Adrian Pitts. The Setup Read More …

Which types of guitars are the best for playing metal?

Many people want to learn how to play guitar for various reasons. Some of them love jazz music, some of them love country music. But, there are so many people who just live for metal and this is the main Read More …

Lights, Camera, Action….

Choreography

For the past few weeks my Male Voice Choir in Cirencester have been learning “There Is Nothing Like a Dame“.  This song is from the musical  and was written by Richard Rodgers with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. In the context of the Read More …

Record a Fundraising CD with your Choir

CD Fundraising

As a Choir MD myself I know only too well that the majority of choirs out there are not rolling around amidst surplus funds. They don’t tend to keep members subs in offshore accounts, nor do they have Treasurers managing Read More …

Choirs – Enunciation and the importance of Lyrics

Diction

The microphones we use for recording on location are incredibly sensitive. So much so they could probably pick up a pin dropping in the car park outside. We set up the microphones so they will pick up all parts of Read More …