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Every Sing

Sep 17, 2020

Jeanne Kelly feels so strongly about her favorite thing to say, "sing for life," that she founded the non-profit Encore Creativity for Older Adults. The main emphasis of the organization is choirs for 55+ year olds from 28 different states. Encore Choirs understand the benefits of singing for each person, and helps...

Sep 17, 2020

Singers can't meet. We are in the middle of a pandemic of an airborne virus. But choirs are essential. So how can we keep singing.

Keith "Doc" Hampton and Stephen O'Bent share their tips, encouragement, and enthusiasm for choirs.

Dr. Keith Hampton
Artistic Director 
Founder, Chicago Community...

Sep 17, 2020

Dr. Lynne Gackle is President of the American Choral Directors Association, author of the book Finding Ophelia's Voice, Opening Ophelia's Heart: Nurturing the Adolescent Female Voice: An Exploration of the Physiological, Psychological, and Musical Developments of Female Students, and Director of choral activities Baylor...

Sep 16, 2020

According Lynn Helding in her book, The Musician’s Mind, “One of the best techniques shown to sustain motivation and keep attention on track is goal-setting, the conscious act of listing one or several goals that one wishes to reach. On the surface, it can look like giving performances is the main goal of singers. I...