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Musikmesse 2012: Music for Royal Occasions – the perfect choral collection for the Diamond Jubilee

Musikmesse 2012: Music for Royal Occasions – the perfect choral collection for the Diamond Jubilee

GregJohnson March 20, 2012 0

Choral and classical publishers, Chester Novello, are to launch a new choral title at this year’s Musikmesse show in Frankfurt. Music for Royal Occasions is a regal collection of pieces written for coronations and

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Debut album from Military Wives tops the UK chart

Debut album from Military Wives tops the UK chart

GregJohnson March 19, 2012 0

What would be the best present for Mother’s Day? How about a number one album? That’s exactly what the Military Wives choir received this year as their debut album topped the UK albums chart

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You ask, we answer! “Who was the choral composer I Burnell?”

You ask, we answer! “Who was the choral composer I Burnell?”

GregJohnson February 14, 2012 0

Miriam Grossman Menascé headed to the musicroom facebook with a query: “I would like to have some information about the composer I. Burnell. Our chorus is going to sing his passiontide cantata, “For us

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Military Wives composer Paul Mealor in search of record breaking singer to hit a low E

Military Wives composer Paul Mealor in search of record breaking singer to hit a low E

GregJohnson February 3, 2012 0

How low can you go? What’s the deepest note you can sing? Can your range stretch almost three octaves below middle C? Maybe you’re a maverick basso profondo of the Russian Orthodox tradition, or

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Time is running out to join Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 3

Time is running out to join Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 3

GregJohnson January 19, 2012 0

Singers and choral music lovers have less than two weeks left to become a voice in Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 3 – the composer’s most ambitious online collective singing project so far. The 31

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More people flocking to choirs after Military Wives success

More people flocking to choirs after Military Wives success

Musicroom January 3, 2012 0

Gareth Malone and the Military Wives have helped to fuel a boom in British choirs. According to a the National Association of Choirs, thousands of new members have signed up in the last two

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Eric Whitacre launches Virtual Choir 3

Eric Whitacre launches Virtual Choir 3

Musicroom December 23, 2011 0

Composer Eric Whitacre has embarked on his latest Virtual Choir project, the ambitious plan to get as many people as possible to record one of his pieces. This will be the third project of

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Military Wives Wherever You Are new Xmas No 1 favourites

Military Wives Wherever You Are new Xmas No 1 favourites

Musicroom December 6, 2011 0

The Military Wives, who featured in Gareth Malone’s latest TV venture, are on track to get this year’s Christmas number one. They release single Wherever You Are, which was composed by Paul Mealor, on

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