Thursday, December 27, 2012

Thursday Self-Promoting Open Thread

Anyone got any New Year's Eve gigs? Let us know in the comments!

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Thursday Self-Promoting Open Thread

Christmas feels late this year - lots of Sundays in December, and Thanksgiving was early. But we're almost to the finish line, musicians of Boston! Tell me what you have going on this weekend.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Monday link

Landfill Harmonic film teaser from Landfill Harmonic on Vimeo.

This trailer is about an orchestra in Paraguay where the instruments are all recycled. Pretty great! Looking forward to seeing the movie.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Thursday Self-Promoting Open Thread

Put your feet up on a little pillow by the fireplace, have some eggnog, and tell me about all your choral concerts this weekend.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Messiah Sings Post 2012!

Here it is, the annual Messiah Sings Post! I am a little late off the mark this year, but this has been quite the busy semester, and it shows no signs of stopping. For that reason, I am going with a more spartan list this year - just the date and the organization. You can click through the links for all the other information! Links to events passed included at the bottom so that you can mark your calendar for next year if you like; the same organizations will probably be hosting.

Thurs. 12/13: Brandeis University

Fri. 12/14: Masterworks Chorale

Sat. 12/15: Masterworks Chorale

Sun. 12/16: St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church and the Cambridge Community Chorus

Sun. 12/16: Nashoba Valley Chorale

Sun. 12/16: Assabet Valley Mastersingers

Sun. 12/16: St. Peter's Episcopal Church of Weston

Wed. 12/19: Cathedral Church of St. Paul

Sat. 12/22: JP Concerts

Sun. 12/23: Belmont Open Sings

Sings that are passed:

Date unknown, but passed: Roxbury Latin

Sun. 12/2 (passed): St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Brookline

Thurs. 12/6 (passed): Dunster House at Harvard University

Fri. 12/7 (passed): All Saints Parish and Project Bread

Sun. 12/9 (passed): Sudbury Memorial Congregational Church

Sun. 12/9 (passed): Carter Memorial United Methodist Church

Mon. 12/10 (passed): Choral Art Society

Did I miss any sings, past or yet to come? Please leave a note in the comments!

Monday link

Very awesome video with Marin Alsop about conducting and gender. She makes SUCH a fabulous point about gesture. About 3 min. long. Hat-tip to Amy Kiley for sending me this!

Friday, December 07, 2012

Friday cat post

Trained cats!Trained by an enterprising kid, no less. Hat-tip to my brother.

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Thursday Self-Promoting Open Thread

OK, Choruses of New England. Battle for your audience this weekend. Go!