How do you structure your choir?

Choir Structure

Running a Choir nowadays is a bit like running a small business.   The overall format of most choirs may not have changed over the years.   However, the ways in which choirs now communicate with their audiences and their Read More …

Planning your Choral Year – New Beginnings

Choir Recording plans

This week, all my choirs return from their Christmas festivities and ‘normal’ weekly rehearsals begin once more.  January, dominated by endless drizzle and grey skies, is usually the month to get through whilst New Year’s resolutions are attempted.  There may Read More …

It’s Christmas Time – Charity Single for Age UK

Age UK Christmas

This Christmas we have the privilege of recording a Charity Christmas Single with Age UK in Bath and NE Somerset and their choir directed by Matt Finch A few months ago I was invited to a concert at Age UK Read More …

Recording St Mary’s Church Choir in Hexham

St Marys Choir

Last weekend we travelled up to Northumberland to Record the Choir of St Mary’s Church in Hexham along with some local school choirs. Hexham, it has to be said, is quite a long way from our base in Wiltshire.  So Read More …

Choir Recording at BGN School in Banbury, Oxfordshire

BGN Choir

4 Part Music returned to Oxfordshire to record a second Choir album at Blessed George Napier RC School, following on from their successful Christmas album recorded earlier this year. When you have been in business in excess of 15 years, Read More …

The start of a new Academic year

Autumn Leaves

Autumn is a time of new beginnings – the start of a new school year and a new choir term For anyone in academia, September is generally regarded as the beginning of another new year.   In the UK at Read More …