Are you a new choirmaster who is new to the world of conduxcting? Don’t be scared about it. Here are five tips to help improve your conducting. 1. Know What Sound You Want I believe it’s important to know the sound that you ultimately want your choir to achieve – and audiate it – before you give them a downbeat. If…Continue Reading “5 Tips On How To Be An Awesome Conductor”
A healthy dose of confidence is needed for anyone to thrive in their day to day activities and it has been realized that a healthy amount of confidence can be acquired from the practice of choral singing. Here are four ways in which singing in the choir can boost your confidence. 1. Conductor:Despite the myriad…Continue Reading “The Amazing Ways Singing In A Choir Can Boost Your Confidence”
Nigerian Violinist Clintonic Strings is a fantastic performer and one of the most talented young violinists in the country. In his last visit to our studio, the singer serenaded our ears with this beautiful piece titled “What Is A Youth”. Listen to the beautiful rendition below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZgY4HMYcRg
The Asaph Choir is a choir made up of young and talented singers who are eager to show off their musical skills to the admiration of all. Check out their performance of the song ‘Obulu Jesu’ below.
British Nigerian composer and multi-instrumentalist, Tunde Jegede brings a new vision to contemporary African and Western classical music. He plays the kora and cello to create a fusion of sounds. He is also the founder of Nok orchestra based in Nigeria, as he explains in this BBC Africa One Minute Story.
Each music note written on the stave has a duration (length) as well as pitch. It is the design of the note that tells you its duration, in the same way as the position on the staff tells you the pitch. So each music note on a stave gives you two pieces of information, pitch…Continue Reading “All You Need To Know About Music Notes And Values”
On November 27 2018, a spectacular and phenomenal concert was held at The Mine located at 1, Alpha Beach Road, Lekki, Lagos. Tagged an Intimate House Concert, young talented musicians came together to show their dexterity on their various instruments which also includes voices. The concert featured various genre of music including jazz, contemporary, classical,…Continue Reading “CMSN Hosts Intimate House Concert [PHOTOS]”
Nigerian Composers Daniel Azubuine and Sanctus Oleka have decided to release some beautiful Psalm tunes for the season of advent and Christmas. Are you in need of new material. Click the link below to download their work RESPONSORIAL PSALM FOR ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS COMPOSED AND COMPILED BY DANIEL AZUBUINE AND SANCTUS OLEKA
MFM UK’s Shalom Chorale has won the BBC Song of Praise Gospel Choir of The Year 2018. The Chorale group which receives the bountiful support of Dr D.K Olukoya, the General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries wrestled alongside various choirs to clinch the first position. The annual event organized by the British…Continue Reading “MFM’s Shalom Chorale Wins The BBC Song of Praise Gospel Choir of The Year 2018”
I recently came across a choir sing the very popular piece ‘Zadok The Priest’ by G.F Handel. The Gramophone Chorus Ghana gave a special rendition of the popular song with a bit of a native twist. Check out the video below and give your opinion on the piece in the comment section.