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3 Ways Singers Can Manage Illness

Getting sick at some point during the singing season is inevitable, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that a singer is completely out of commission. Here are three ways that singers can manage illness: #1. Be proactive: The best thing a singer can do is to prevent themselves from getting sick[…]

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Welcome to 2015!

Welcome back to 2015 everyone! We have a very exciting year ahead of us, and we’re thrilled for you to join us! At the end of January, our Children’s Choir, and Youth Choir will be returning to Bragg Creek for a Winter Choir Camp retreat! This is the first time we’ve[…]

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The Value Of Singing In Different Languages

Since the Calgary Children’s Choir is a Canadian choir, a large portion of the music we sing is in English. We have also sung in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Finnish, Japanese and several other languages! Singing in your native language is great, because you already understand the text. But there[…]

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Organization In Choir: The Music Binder

Our music binders are one of the most important aspects of our choral lives that we need to keep organized. Because of the high volume of music that we learn, especially music that we work on throughout the year, there are several steps we take to ensure our binders stay organized.[…]

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Performer Placement

  There are many different ways to arrange a choir, based on how the conductor determines the best choral sound can be achieved. This can lead to many variations in performer placement. #1. In a more traditional choir formation, the lowest voices are usually found in the middle section of[…]

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A Brief History of Folk Music

Come and check out our annual Folk Concert on March 8th, 2014 at the Rozsa Centre, and hear some great examples of Spanish folk songs! Folk music has a long history, and because of the nature of the music, it has no definitive historical date of origin. It is widely[…]

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The Value of Touring

Tour is just one of the many exciting benefits of joining a choir. The Calgary Children’s Choir tours every two years, and we carefully select touring destinations that enhance our music knowledge, and our cultural experiences. Here are three reasons why going on tour is such a valuable experience:  […]

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Why Choose Choir?

There are so many wonderful extracurricular activities for kids to enjoy these days that it may be hard to decide between them all! Here are four reasons why choir is a fantastic experience for young people! #1. Music is good for your health: There are many studies (here, here, and[…]

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Welcome to 2014!

    Welcome to 2014! Hope you all had a wonderful holiday! We are so excited to be starting another great season of singing. There are a number of exciting events planned for the coming months. In March, we have our Folk Concert entitled Cantar! Spain, in Song. The concert[…]

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