When Choir Members Leave By Jaime Babbitt T his common occurrence has baffled choir directors worldwide for (dare I say) centuries. And how about when an accompanist leaves? Whatever is a choral director to do? Ask why…and really be open to hearing the answers, from the members and from yourself.
Recruitment: It’s Never Too Early By Dr. Megan Wicks-Rudolph H ave you ever thought “It’s too early to recruit? Course cards don’t even come out for another month.”? Or thought, “I need more kids in choir, but I have already tried everything I know.” Or, you have a thriving choral program, but are always looking for more ways to attract those great kids to your program.
Eight Ways to be a More Awesome Choir Member By Jaime Babbitt S hare this with your students! Being a member of a choir is always-repeat, -an honor and a joy. Let’s face it: we shouldn’t do it otherwise. Serving our community and the world beyond by raising our voices in song – what better way to give back?