Building your choristers' confidence

Bertalot, John
August 2008
Organists' Review;Aug2008, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p68
Academic Journal
The author offers insights on establishing the confidence of choristers. He argues that children are not allowed to demonstrate any form of leadership because their choirmaster is performing all the tasks for them. He says that singers will immediately try harder to perform when a choirmaster lead a rehearsal face to face. He stresses that choir members do not sing confidently because choirmaster tend to take away the responsibility for initiating the singing of a hymn.


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