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”

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]”

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”

Our Choral Hub feature for the month is of Music Director Daniel Etim. Daniel who has spent years as a classical musician is the director of the Asaph choir. A choir made up of young singers between the ages of 16-22. In our interview with him, he speaks extensively about his career as a music…Continue Reading “Music Director Daniel Etim Speaks On His Journey As Director Of The Asaph Choir”

Nigerian Music Director and Opera Singer Jo Oparamanuike aka ‘Mr Tenor’ recently had a chat with The Guardian, in which he spoke about his passion to develop the Nigerian Opera scene and how that passion helped him create the ‘Comic Opera House’. Read excerpts from the interview below. What brought you back to Nigeria considering…Continue Reading “Jo Oparamanuike Reveals His Ultimate Plan To Inculcate Opera Culture In Nigeria”

The Planning Committee of the 2018 Musical Society of Nigeria Festival of the Arts has promised to host its guests to a much-improved version of the annual event, which is expected to take place between October 17 and 28 in Lagos. Members of the committee made this known during a briefing held recently at the…Continue Reading “2018 Musical Society of Nigeria Festival of the Arts Promises To Be Bigger & Better”

Soprano? Alto? Treble? Tenor? What does it all mean? Does it really matter if you belong to a specific vocal part in a choral group? Should you be worried that your choirmaster or choral director keeps speculating when it comes to your voice classification? Maybe. Just maybe. The need for polyphonic texture back in the…Continue Reading “The Granville Experience: Bursting The Myth About Vocal Classification”