Taking Time to Fill Mind, Body, and Soul

Attending events that enrich and inspire This month we asked just one question of our panel: “Do you plan to attend an event, a conference, or a learning activity in the next few months? Please describe the event; who, what, where, and when? It doesn’t need to be a...

What Would You Say?

What are some things musicians would like to tell their director? This month we are asking some questions from the ringer’s side of the table. We sincerely thank our participants for their honesty on what can be a sensitive topic. Imagine you are having a leisurely...

Passing the Baton

How have three established groups made the transition from one director to another? I asked this month’s participants to share their experiences in transitioning leadership after the retirement of a long-time director. Thank you very much to our contributors for...

Basics for Workable Rehearsals

This month we’ll discuss some of the most basic aspects of rehearsals. In a later issue, we’ll address the musical aspects of rehearsal, but for now we’ll address the more physical and logistical details. We want to thank this issue’s contributors: Griff Gall, Carol...

Making Musical Rehearsals

Our most recent topic was “Basics for Workable Rehearsals.” We discussed some of the most basic aspects of rehearsals, such as time and place and other physical and logistical details. This month we expand on the subject with “Making Musical Rehearsals” to address...