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The online home for community choir leaders

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#159 The 6 BIG innovations that revolutionised our community choir business – Part 1
26:35
<p>In this episode, we discuss the changes that have made the biggest difference in our choir business over the last ten years. In this episode,...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/159-the-6-big-innovations-that-revolutionised-our-community-choir-business-part-1/">#159 The 6 BIG innovations that revolutionised our community choir business – Part 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 15, 2019
#158 Why community choirs matter
18:08
<p>In this episode, we look at the amazing benefits of community choir singing and how our work as choir leaders is creating immense value in...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/158-why-community-choirs-matter/">#158 Why community choirs matter</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 31, 2019
#157 Taking care of yourself as a choir leader
26:52
<p>In this episode, we look at some common mindset challenges and discuss how to take care of ourselves and our well-being as choir leaders. In...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/157-taking-care-of-yourself-as-a-choir-leader/">#157 Taking care of yourself as a choir leader</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 18, 2019
#156 6 Instant fixes to rescue your choir rehearsal
26:34
<p>In this episode, we give you 6 instant fixes for common problems in choir rehearsals. Get things back on track with our super-quick and easy...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/156-6-instant-fixes-to-rescue-your-choir-rehearsal/">#156 6 Instant fixes to rescue your choir rehearsal</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 04, 2019
#155 How to radiate professionalism as a choir leader
16:02
<p>In this episode, we look at the skill of being a professional choir leader. Our choirs sing for enjoyment and we love being choir leaders,...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/155-how-to-radiate-professionalism-as-a-choir-leader/">#155 How to radiate professionalism as a choir leader</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 20, 2019
#154 10 easy tips to plan a great choir rehearsal
18:24
<p>In this episode, we look at practical tips to plan choir rehearsals that cover all the work you need to do while keeping your choir...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/154-10-easy-tips-to-plan-a-great-choir-rehearsal/">#154 10 easy tips to plan a great choir rehearsal</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 06, 2019
#153 Amy’s Amazing Dementia Choir
24:38
<p>In this episode, we welcome special guest Amy Standridge. Amy is one of our Community Choir Professionals and is building a fantastic choir business in...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/153-amys-amazing-dementia-choir/">#153 Amy’s Amazing Dementia Choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 20, 2019
#152 Recruiting singers for a healthy community choir
21:36
<p>In this episode, we’re talking all about recruitment, at all stages of starting and growing your community choir. Recruiting new singers is vital for the...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/152-recruiting-singers-for-a-healthy-community-choir/">#152 Recruiting singers for a healthy community choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 08, 2019
#151 10 practical tips to boost your choir’s vocal technique
37:52
<p>Welcome to episode 151. We went on an amazing course by Jenevora Williams, a leading expert in vocal health and singing technique. We learned tons...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/151-10-practical-tips-to-boost-your-choirs-vocal-technique/">#151 10 practical tips to boost your choir’s vocal technique</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Apr 25, 2019
#150 Reaching goals and celebrating milestones – a story of choir leaders
25:08
<p>This is episode 150! Today we look at how we’ve evolved as choir leaders and how we use that experience to help other choir leaders...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/150-reaching-goals-and-celebrating-milestones-a-story-of-choir-leaders/">#150 Reaching goals and celebrating milestones – a story of choir leaders</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Apr 11, 2019
#149 Budgeting for your choir business – don’t get caught out by hidden costs
25:34
<p>Working out budgets and costs for your choir business may not be the most glamorous of tasks but it’s vital for your success and stability....</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/149-budgeting-for-your-choir-business-dont-get-caught-out-by-hidden-costs/">#149 Budgeting for your choir business – don’t get caught out by hidden costs</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Mar 28, 2019
#148 The right way to say ‘no’ to choir opportunities
22:18
<p>It’s inevitable that at some point in our career as choir leaders we will need to say ‘no’ and this can be one of the...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/148-the-right-way-to-say-no-to-choir-opportunities/">#148 The right way to say ‘no’ to choir opportunities</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Mar 13, 2019
#147 Creating the perfect pre-performance process for your choir
19:20
<p>In this episode, we take you step by step through all the issues you need to address in the run-up to a performance with your...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/147-creating-the-perfect-pre-performance-process-for-your-choir/">#147 Creating the perfect pre-performance process for your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Feb 27, 2019
#146 What does it take to become a professional choir leader?
23:26
<p>This episode is all about what it means to be a professional choir leader. With the amazing and diverse range of choirs we are now...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/146-what-does-it-take-to-become-a-professional-choir-leader/">#146 What does it take to become a professional choir leader?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Feb 14, 2019
#145 How tech can make your choir-leading life that little bit easier
24:16
<p>Love it or loathe, it tech is a part of modern life and we want to persuade you that a little tech can go a...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/145-how-tech-can-make-your-choir-leading-life-that-little-bit-easier/">#145 How tech can make your choir-leading life that little bit easier</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jan 31, 2019
#144 Happy New Year! Why leading a choir is the best job ever!
15:03
<p>The new year brings with it that ‘fresh start’ feeling. Time to look forward, dream up and put into action great new projects for you...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/144-happy-new-year-why-leading-a-choir-is-the-best-job-ever/">#144 Happy New Year! Why leading a choir is the best job ever!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jan 17, 2019
#143 FROM THE VAULT: How to get your head around running a choir business
26:32
<p>In this episode, we’re looking back at one our most popular podcasts in which we discuss the mindset you need to cope with the opportunities and...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/143-from-the-vault-how-to-get-your-head-around-running-a-choir-business/">#143 FROM THE VAULT: How to get your head around running a choir business</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Dec 12, 2018
#142 A little conducting know-how goes a long way!
13:34
<p>How well are you communicating with your singers when you lead them? Find out in this episode. We have a great add-on for this episode...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/142-a-little-conducting-know-how-goes-a-long-way/">#142 A little conducting know-how goes a long way!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 29, 2018
#141 How to help singers whose voices aren’t blending
16:11
<p>Your choir philosophy might be ‘everyone is welcome’, so what do you do when someone sings loudly and out of tune in your choir?  ...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/141-help-singers-blend/">#141 How to help singers whose voices aren’t blending</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 15, 2018
#140 Plan ahead to make 2019 your best year yet
26:03
<p>What does 2019 look like for you and your choir? In this episode we give you some planning tools so you can think ahead, get...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/140-best-year-yet/">#140 Plan ahead to make 2019 your best year yet</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 01, 2018
#139 FROM THE VAULT: Give yourself permission to succeed as a choir leader
16:23
<p>In this episode, we discuss the things that hold us back and how we can give ourselves permission to succeed.   In this episode, we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/139-from-the-vault-give-yourself-permission-to-succeed-as-a-choir-leader/">#139 FROM THE VAULT: Give yourself permission to succeed as a choir leader</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 18, 2018
#138 FROM THE VAULT: How we overcame ‘imposter syndrome’ to lead our choirs with confidence
22:18
<p>In this episode we revisit one of our most popular podcasts, about how we overcame ‘imposter syndrome’ to lead our choirs with confidence and give...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/138-from-the-vault-how-we-overcame-imposter-syndrome-to-lead-our-choirs-with-confidence/">#138 FROM THE VAULT: How we overcame ‘imposter syndrome’ to lead our choirs with confidence</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 04, 2018
#137 5 steps to building your community choir business
14:12
<p>You want to build your community choir into a thriving business, but where do you start? Tune in for our 5 step plan. You want...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/137-5-steps-to-building-your-community-choir-business/">#137 5 steps to building your community choir business</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Sep 20, 2018
#136 Your step by step roadmap to creating a great community choir
12:55
<p>In this episode, we’re talking about the steps you need to take when you’re starting out to create a fantastic, successful community choir. We give...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/136-your-step-by-step-roadmap-to-creating-a-great-community-choir/">#136 Your step by step roadmap to creating a great community choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 23, 2018
#135 Our top 7 choir-leading challenges and how to fix them
27:16
<p>As rewarding as leading a choir is, there are always challenges. Total Choir Resources is here to help you fix them. Find out how in...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/135-our-top-7-choir-leading-challenges-and-how-to-fix-them/">#135 Our top 7 choir-leading challenges and how to fix them</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 09, 2018
#134 Around the world leading choirs – with Tina Reibl
17:58
<p>Could leading a choir take you all over the world? We find out in today’s episode. Could leading a choir take you all over the...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/134-around-the-world-leading-choirs-with-tina-reibl/">#134 Around the world leading choirs – with Tina Reibl</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 25, 2018
#133 What’s your choir philosophy?
22:18
<p>How do your core beliefs shape the choir you lead? We find out in this episode. How do your core beliefs shape the choir you...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/133-whats-your-choir-philosophy/">#133 What’s your choir philosophy?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 12, 2018
#132 8 super-easy ideas to shake up your choir
15:32
<p>Is your choir stuck in the mud? It’s time to shake things up! Is your choir stuck in the mud? It’s time to shake things...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/132-8-super-easy-ideas-to-shake-up-your-choir/">#132 8 super-easy ideas to shake up your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 28, 2018
TCR131 PODCAST – Try this amazing strategy to streamline your choir-leading life
16:34
<p>In this episode, we discuss ‘mega-batching’, what it is, why it’s helpful and how it can save you a ton of time and stress. In...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr131-podcast-try-this-amazing-strategy-to-streamline-your-choir-leading-life/">TCR131 PODCAST – Try this amazing strategy to streamline your choir-leading life</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 14, 2018
TCR130 PODCAST – Building a multi-choir business – with Jamie Serafi
32:02
<p>In this episode and the previous one, we’re taking a look at running multi-choir business with some very special guests. Jamie Serafi has been with...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr130-podcast-building-a-multi-choir-business-with-jamie-serafi/">TCR130 PODCAST – Building a multi-choir business – with Jamie Serafi</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 31, 2018
TCR129 PODCAST – Building a multi-choir business – With Dan Cooper & Jack White
23:10
<p>In this episode and the next, we’re taking a look at running multi-choir business with some very special guests. Dan Cooper & Jack White are...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr129-podcast-building-a-multi-choir-business-with-dan-cooper-jack-white/">TCR129 PODCAST – Building a multi-choir business – With Dan Cooper & Jack White</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 15, 2018
TCR128 PODCAST – Crafting amazing warm-ups for community choirs – with Charlie Adams
26:34
<p>In this episode, Victoria chats to New York based choir leader Charlie Adams about her journey as a choir leader, her passion for fun, inclusive...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr128-podcast-crafting-amazing-warm-ups-for-community-choirs-with-charlie-adams/">TCR128 PODCAST – Crafting amazing warm-ups for community choirs – with Charlie Adams</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 03, 2018
TCR127 PODCAST – Where to find inspiration when you lead a choir
17:52
<p>In this episode, we talk about where we find inspiration to lead our choirs and tackle new challenges, year after year. In this episode, we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr127-podcast-find-inspiration-lead-choir/">TCR127 PODCAST – Where to find inspiration when you lead a choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Apr 19, 2018
TCR126 PODCAST – Creating an unusual community choir – with Ruth Routhledge
25:20
<p>In this episode, we talk to Ruth Routledge, founder of Pram Chorus, about the joys and challenges of running an unusual choir. In this episode,...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr126-podcast-creating-unusual-community-choir-ruth-routhledge/">TCR126 PODCAST – Creating an unusual community choir – with Ruth Routhledge</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Apr 05, 2018
TCR125 PODCAST – How to create great community projects for your choir
18:40
<p>In this episode, we’re looking at how to put your choir at the heart of your community. We all know the great benefits of singing...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr125-podcast-create-great-community-projects-choir/">TCR125 PODCAST – How to create great community projects for your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Mar 22, 2018
TCR124 PODCAST – Crafting the perfect performance recipe – with Ryan Guth
36:32
<p>In this episode, we talk to Ryan Guth we talk to Ryan Guth, choir director and founder of the Choir Ninja podcast. Ryan has lots...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr124-podcast-crafting-perfect-performance-recipe-ryan-guth/">TCR124 PODCAST – Crafting the perfect performance recipe – with Ryan Guth</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Mar 08, 2018
TCR123 PODCAST – How to build your choir business Part 2
24:04
<p>In this episode, we continue with the second part of our two-part series How to Build your Choir Business. In the last episode we covered...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr123-podcast-how-to-build-your-choir-business-2/">TCR123 PODCAST – How to build your choir business Part 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Feb 22, 2018
TCR122 PODCAST – How to build your choir business Part 1
22:56
<p>In this two-part episode, we’re going to focus on how to build your choir business. In this first part we’re going to focus upon the ‘inspiration’...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr122-podcast-choir-business-part-1/">TCR122 PODCAST – How to build your choir business Part 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Feb 08, 2018
TCR121 PODCAST – Building a choir with purpose – with James Hawkins
34:40
<p>In this episode, we talk to James Hawkins, choir leader, musician, composer, sound engineer and creator of Choirs with a Purpose, an amazing charity project...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr121-podcast-building-choir-purpose-james-hawkins/">TCR121 PODCAST – Building a choir with purpose – with James Hawkins</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jan 25, 2018
TCR120 PODCAST – How our choir-leading journeys created Total Choir Resources
35:43
<p>In this episode, we kick off the new year by giving you a behind the scenes tour of how Total Choir Resources was created and...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr120-podcast-choir-leading-journeys-created-total-choir-resources/">TCR120 PODCAST – How our choir-leading journeys created Total Choir Resources</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jan 11, 2018
TCR119 PODCAST – What worked and what didn’t with our choirs in 2017
25:54
<p>In this episode, we look back over the last year with our choirs and discuss the successes we’ve enjoyed and the challenges we’ve faced. In...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr119-podcast-worked-didnt-choirs-2017/">TCR119 PODCAST – What worked and what didn’t with our choirs in 2017</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Dec 07, 2017
TCR118 PODCAST – Developing your choir’s confidence with new repertoire
21:58
<p>In this episode, we discuss ideas and tactics to help your singers tackle new repertoire. In this episode, we discuss ideas and tactics to help...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr118-podcast-developing-choirs-confidence-new-repertoire/">TCR118 PODCAST – Developing your choir’s confidence with new repertoire</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 23, 2017
TCR117 PODCAST – In it for the long haul? Planning your choir leading career
30:16
<p>In this episode, we talk about the joys and woes of a choir-leading career and how to avoid some of the pitfalls of doing this...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr117-podcast-long-haul-planning-choir-leading-career/">TCR117 PODCAST – In it for the long haul? Planning your choir leading career</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 09, 2017
TCR116 PODCAST – Choir leaders – How far should you go for your choir?
24:42
<p>In this episode, we talk about how to find the sometimes delicate balance between working hard for your choir and working too hard for your choir....</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr116-podcast-choir-leaders-far-go-choir/">TCR116 PODCAST – Choir leaders – How far should you go for your choir?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 24, 2017
TCR115 PODCAST – How to handle different abilities and expectations in your choir
26:59
<p>In this episode, we talk about how to handle different, even conflicting, preferences and expectations within your choir. In this episode, we talk about how...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr115-podcast-handle-different-abilities-expectations-choir/">TCR115 PODCAST – How to handle different abilities and expectations in your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 12, 2017
TCR114 PODCAST – 7 smart ways to choose music for your choir: Part 2
16:50
<p>In this episode, we continue our look at some vital considerations when you’re choosing new music for your choir. You can find Part 1 of...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr114-podcast-7-smart-ways-choose-music-choir-part-2/">TCR114 PODCAST – 7 smart ways to choose music for your choir: Part 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Sep 28, 2017
TCR113 PODCAST – 7 smart ways to choose music for your choir: Part 1
19:07
<p>In this episode and the next, we look at some vital considerations when you’re choosing new music for your choir. In this episode and the...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr113-podcast-7-smart-ways-choose-music-choir-part-1/">TCR113 PODCAST – 7 smart ways to choose music for your choir: Part 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Sep 14, 2017
TCR112 PODCAST – Your questions answered
24:24
<p>In this episode, we answer the questions you’ve posted in the Total Choir Resources FB Mastermind group. In this episode, we answer the questions you’ve posted in...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr112-podcast-questions-answered/">TCR112 PODCAST – Your questions answered</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 27, 2017
TCR111 PODCAST – Find your rehearsal style – with Tori Longdon
34:54
<p>In this episode, I chat to Tori Longdon about her choral conducting journey. Tori holds a masters degree in choral conducting from the Royal Academy of...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr111-podcast-find-rehearsal-style-tori-longdon/">TCR111 PODCAST – Find your rehearsal style – with Tori Longdon</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 13, 2017
TCR110 PODCAST – Don’t let your choir call the shots
<p>In this episode, we talk about the challenge of dealing with your choir’s preferences, demands and expectations. In this episode, we talk about the challenge...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr110-podcast-dont-let-choir-call-shots/">TCR110 PODCAST – Don’t let your choir call the shots</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 29, 2017
TCR109 PODCAST – Re-energise your choir rehearsals with a new perspective
<p>In this episode, we’re going to talk about getting inspiration and a new perspective by visiting another choir. Love Soul Choir in Southampton gave us...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr109-podcast-re-energise-choir-rehearsals-new-perspective/">TCR109 PODCAST – Re-energise your choir rehearsals with a new perspective</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 15, 2017
TCR108 PODCAST – The choir challenges that led to our big new idea!
<p>In this episode, we talk about the experiences with our choirs that led to us creating our brand new digital music store.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr108-podcast-choir-challenges-led-big-new-idea/">TCR108 PODCAST – The choir challenges that led to our big new idea!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 25, 2017
TCR107 PODCAST – You’ve got the music, but how do you teach it to your choir?
<p>In this episode we discuss how to create a rehearsal plan to teach a new piece of music to your choir. In this episode we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr107-podcast-youve-got-music-teach-choir/">TCR107 PODCAST – You’ve got the music, but how do you teach it to your choir?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 04, 2017
TCR106 PODCAST – How to build a choir empire! With Dan Cooper and Jack White
22:35
<p>In this episode, Christine and I interview Dan Cooper and Jack White of Love Soul Choir in the south of England. These young guys have...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr106-podcast-build-choir-empire-dan-cooper-jack-white/">TCR106 PODCAST – How to build a choir empire! With Dan Cooper and Jack White</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Apr 13, 2017
TCR105 PODCAST – How to create a choir twinning workshop
20:02
<p>If you read and enjoyed our article about our choir’s twinning workshop with One Voice, you’ll love this podcast, in which we take a deeper...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr105-podcast-create-choir-twinning-workshop/">TCR105 PODCAST – How to create a choir twinning workshop</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Apr 06, 2017
TCR104 PODCAST – Composing for choirs with Dean Jones
21:04
<p>In this episode, we’re delighted to welcome composer and Total Choir Resources collaborator Dean Jones. Dean is working with us to produce a range of...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr104-podcast-composing-choirs-dean-jones/">TCR104 PODCAST – Composing for choirs with Dean Jones</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Mar 22, 2017
TCR103 PODCAST – Handling choir memberships and subscriptions Part 2
18:28
<p>In Part 1 of this podcast, we looked at various choir membership structures, so if you didn’t catch that, you can go back and listen...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr103-podcast-handling-choir-memberships-subscriptions-part-2/">TCR103 PODCAST – Handling choir memberships and subscriptions Part 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Mar 02, 2017
TCR102 PODCAST – Handling choir memberships and subscriptions Part 1
14:35
<p>In this episode and the next, we discuss different choir membership and payment structures, and the benefits and challenges of the various options. In this...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr102-podcast-handling-choir-memberships-subscriptions/">TCR102 PODCAST – Handling choir memberships and subscriptions Part 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Feb 16, 2017
TCR101 PODCAST – Our exciting new project and how you can be part of it
9:44
<p>In this episode, we announce our fantastic new project for 2017 – a brand new digital music store just for choirs, offering not just scores,...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr101-podcast-exciting-new-project-can-part/">TCR101 PODCAST – Our exciting new project and how you can be part of it</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Feb 02, 2017
TCR100 PODCAST – 100th episode! We answer your choir questions
26:29
<p>In this episode, we celebrate our 100th episode by answering your choir-leading questions. In this episode, we celebrate our 100th episode by answering your choir-leading...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr100-podcast-100th-episode-answer-choir-questions/">TCR100 PODCAST – 100th episode! We answer your choir questions</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jan 19, 2017
TCR099 PODCAST – Our choir challenges in 2016 and how we overcame them
28:58
<p>In this episode, we’re going to look back at 2016, the challenges we’ve faced with our choirs and how we’ve handled them. In this episode,...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr099-podcast-choir-challenges-2016-overcame/">TCR099 PODCAST – Our choir challenges in 2016 and how we overcame them</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Dec 15, 2016
TCR098 PODCAST – Planning performances in unfamiliar spaces
16:54
<p>In this episode, we discuss discuss how to plan performances in unfamiliar spaces, particularly around Christmas. In this episode, we discuss discuss how to plan...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr098-podcast-planning-performances-unfamiliar-spaces/">TCR098 PODCAST – Planning performances in unfamiliar spaces</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Dec 01, 2016
TCR097 PODCAST – How to get your head around running a choir business
27:54
<p>In this episode, we discuss the mindset you need to cope with the opportunities and challenges of running a choir as a business. In this...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr097-podcast-get-head-around-running-choir-business/">TCR097 PODCAST – How to get your head around running a choir business</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 17, 2016
TCR096 PODCAST – How to help your choir with dynamics
20:27
<p>In this episode, we look at strategies and exercises to help your choir to sing with dynamic contrast. In this episode, we look at strategies...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr096-podcast-help-choir-dynamics/">TCR096 PODCAST – How to help your choir with dynamics</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 03, 2016
TCR095 PODCAST – How to look after yourself when you lead a choir
24:48
<p>In this episode, we look at some practical strategies for looking after yourself as you lead your choir. In this episode, we look at some...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr095-podcast-look-lead-choir/">TCR095 PODCAST – How to look after yourself when you lead a choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 20, 2016
TCR094 PODCAST – How to deal with dissatisfaction in your choir
16:32
<p>In this episode, we’re having a moan about moaning! We’re looking at how to handle problems, complaints and general grumbling in your choir. In this...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr094-podcast-deal-dissatisfaction-choir/">TCR094 PODCAST – How to deal with dissatisfaction in your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Sep 22, 2016
TCR093 PODCAST – What makes a great choral workshop? With Russell Scott
27:06
<p>In this episode, we’re joined by choir leader, singer and vocal coach Russell Scott to talk about how to create a great choral workshop. In...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr093-podcast-makes-great-choral-workshop-russell-scott/">TCR093 PODCAST – What makes a great choral workshop? With Russell Scott</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Sep 08, 2016
TCR092 PODCAST – Top tips to prepare for a new choir season
15:20
<p>In this episode, we discuss the planning and preparation we need to do to get ready for a new choir season. In this episode, we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr092-podcast-top-tips-prepare-new-choir-season/">TCR092 PODCAST – Top tips to prepare for a new choir season</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 25, 2016
TCR091 PODCAST – Getting on top of the legal stuff for your choir Part 2
16:48
<p>In this episode, we discuss how to tackle the legal side of running a choir. See episode 90 for part 1. In this episode, we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr091-podcast-getting-top-legal-stuff-choir-part-2/">TCR091 PODCAST – Getting on top of the legal stuff for your choir Part 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 11, 2016
TCR090 PODCAST – Getting on top of the legal stuff for your choir Part 1
17:23
<p>In this episode, we discuss how to tackle the legal side of running a choir. In this episode, we discuss how to tackle the legal...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr090-podcast-getting-top-legal-stuff-choir-part-1/">TCR090 PODCAST – Getting on top of the legal stuff for your choir Part 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 28, 2016
TCR089 PODCAST – How to sustain your enthusiasm for leading your choir
20:34
<p>In this episode, we discuss how to sustain your enthusiasm for leading your choir, season after season.   In this episode, we discuss how to...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr089-podcast-sustain-enthusiasm-leading-choir/">TCR089 PODCAST – How to sustain your enthusiasm for leading your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 14, 2016
TCR088 PODCAST – How to stop your choir taking over your life
22:32
<p>In this episode, we discuss tips and strategies to stay organised so that your choir doesn’t take over your life.   In this episode, we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr088-podcast-stop-choir-taking-life/">TCR088 PODCAST – How to stop your choir taking over your life</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 30, 2016
TCR087 PODCAST – Untangling music copyright for choirs
36:00
<p>In this special podcast episode, we welcome Ivan Chandler, founder and CEO of Musicalities, to help us out with some music copyright issues for choirs....</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr087-podcast-untangling-music-copyright-choirs/">TCR087 PODCAST – Untangling music copyright for choirs</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 16, 2016
TCR086 PODCAST – How to handle a performance day and still enjoy it
16:12
<p>In this episode, we discuss our top tips for handling choir and repertoire on a performance day; building up anticipation and readiness without exacerbating stress...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr086-podcast-handle-performance-day-still-enjoy/">TCR086 PODCAST – How to handle a performance day and still enjoy it</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 02, 2016
TCR085 PODCAST – How our skills have developed since we started leading choirs
32:00
<p>In this episode, we look back on our careers over the last few years and discuss how our approach to leading our choirs has changed. In...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr085-podcast-skills-developed-since-started-leading-choirs/">TCR085 PODCAST – How our skills have developed since we started leading choirs</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 19, 2016
TCR084 PODCAST – Crisis management for choir leaders!
19:28
<p>In this episode, we discuss how to handle a crisis in your choir. In this episode, we discuss how to handle a crisis in your choir.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr084-podcast-crisis-management-choir-leaders/">TCR084 PODCAST – Crisis management for choir leaders!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 05, 2016
TCR083 PODCAST – How to take advantage of unexpected opportunities for your choir
21:36
<p>In this episode, we discuss how to take advantage of unexpected opportunities for your choir without overburdening yourself or turning your choir into a stressed-out mess!</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr083-podcast-take-advantage-unexpected-opportunities-choir/">TCR083 PODCAST – How to take advantage of unexpected opportunities for your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Apr 21, 2016
TCR082 PODCAST – Things we’d do differently if we were starting out as choir leaders today – Part 2
25:26
<p>In this episode and the last, we discuss some of the things that we’d do differently if we were starting out as choir leaders today.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr082-podcast-things-wed-differently-starting-choir-leaders-today-part-2/">TCR082 PODCAST – Things we’d do differently if we were starting out as choir leaders today – Part 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Apr 07, 2016
TCR081 PODCAST – Things we’d do differently if we were starting out as choir leaders today – Part 1
35:20
<p>In this episode and the next, we discuss some of the things that we’d do differently if we were starting out as choir leaders today....</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr081-podcast-things-wed-differently-starting-choir-leaders-today-part-1/">TCR081 PODCAST – Things we’d do differently if we were starting out as choir leaders today – Part 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Mar 24, 2016
TCR080 PODCAST – Using conducting gestures to help your choir come in cleanly
8:24
<p>In this episode, we look in detail at the conducting gestures we use to bring our choirs in. In this episode, we look in detail...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr080-podcast-using-conducting-gestures-help-choir-come-cleanly/">TCR080 PODCAST – Using conducting gestures to help your choir come in cleanly</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Mar 10, 2016
TCR079 PODCAST – What Total Choir Resources can do for you
23:44
<p>In this special episode, we look at how far Total Choir Resources has come since it was created in 2012 and what we can do...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr079-podcast-total-choir-resources-can/">TCR079 PODCAST – What Total Choir Resources can do for you</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Feb 25, 2016
TCR078 PODCAST – Give yourself permission to succeed as a choir leader
17:04
<p>In this episode, we discuss the things that hold us back and how we can give ourselves permission to succeed. In this episode, we discuss...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr078-podcast-give-permission-succeed-choir-leader/">TCR078 PODCAST – Give yourself permission to succeed as a choir leader</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Feb 11, 2016
TCR077 PODCAST – Our essential choir kit lists
28:51
<p>In this episode, we discuss the essential kit that keeps our choirs running and makes our lives easier. You can download our rehearsal kit checklist...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr077-podcast-essential-choir-kit-lists/">TCR077 PODCAST – Our essential choir kit lists</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jan 28, 2016
TCR076 PODCAST – How to avoid procrastination in 2016 and achieve your choir goals
22:56
<p>In this episode, we discuss how to discuss how to avoid procrastination to achieve our goals for our choirs in 2016.   In this episode,...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr076-podcast-avoid-procrastination-2016-achieve-choir-goals/">TCR076 PODCAST – How to avoid procrastination in 2016 and achieve your choir goals</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jan 14, 2016
TCR075 PODCAST – What we learned about running our choirs in 2015
23:13
<p>In this episode, we review the past year with our choirs and discuss what we’ve learned.   In this episode, we review the past year...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr075-podcast-learned-running-choirs-2015/">TCR075 PODCAST – What we learned about running our choirs in 2015</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Dec 17, 2015
TCR074 PODCAST – How to stay focused at the end of a choir season
17:20
<p>In this episode, we discuss how to stay revved up and motivated right up to the end of your choir season.   In this episode, we discuss...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr074-podcast-stay-focused-end-choir-season/">TCR074 PODCAST – How to stay focused at the end of a choir season</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Dec 03, 2015
TCR073 PODCAST – The awesome benefits of surveying your choir
19:18
<p>In this episode, we look the benefits of surveying your choir to find get feedback and opinions.   In this episode, we look the benefits of surveying...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr073-podcast-the-awesome-benefits-of-surveying-your-choir/">TCR073 PODCAST – The awesome benefits of surveying your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 19, 2015
TCR072 PODCAST – Quick tips to boost your choir camaraderie
22:24
<p>In this episode, we’re going to look at some useful ways to improve your choir’s camaraderie and cohesion as a group.   In this episode,...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr072-podcast-quick-tips-to-boost-your-choir-camaraderie/">TCR072 PODCAST – Quick tips to boost your choir camaraderie</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 05, 2015
TCR071 PODCAST – 5 great tips to boost your teaching skills in choir rehearsals
20:32
<p>In this episode, we discuss strategies to rescue choir rehearsals when things aren’t quite going to plan.   In this episode, we discuss strategies to rescue choir...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr071-podcast-5-great-tips-to-boost-your-teaching-skills-in-choir-rehearsals/">TCR071 PODCAST – 5 great tips to boost your teaching skills in choir rehearsals</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 22, 2015
TCR070 PODCAST – The books that help us lead our choirs
24:16
<p>In this episode, we talk about the books that have shaped our development as choir leaders, and that we return to again and again to help...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr070-podcast-the-books-that-help-us-lead-our-choirs/">TCR070 PODCAST – The books that help us lead our choirs</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 08, 2015
TCR069 PODCAST – 8 practical strategies to help your choir improve their listening skills and enjoy singing even more
24:24
<p>In this episode, we talk about the importance of encouraging our choirs to listen to each other, and give you 8 practical strategies to help...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr069-podcast-8-practical-strategies-to-help-your-choir-improve-their-listening-skills-and-enjoy-singing-even-more/">TCR069 PODCAST – 8 practical strategies to help your choir improve their listening skills and enjoy singing even more</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Sep 24, 2015
TCR068 PODCAST – How to communicate with your choir about performance
25:20
<p>In this episode, we discuss the important topic of communicating with your choir about performance.   In this episode, we discuss the important topic of...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr068-podcast-how-to-communicate-with-your-choir-about-performance/">TCR068 PODCAST – How to communicate with your choir about performance</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Sep 09, 2015
TCR067 PODCAST – How to criticise your choir constructively without making everyone miserable
24:04
<p>In this episode, we discuss the importance of criticising your choir in ways that achieve improvement and build confidence.   In this episode, we discuss...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr067-podcast-how-to-criticise-your-choir-constructively-without-making-everyone-miserable/">TCR067 PODCAST – How to criticise your choir constructively without making everyone miserable</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 27, 2015
TCR066 PODCAST – A peek inside Choir Leader Academy
4:56
<p>Christine and I are having a break this week, so instead of our usual podcast, we’re giving you a peek inside Choir Leader Academy. This...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr066-podcast-a-peek-inside-choir-leader-academy/">TCR066 PODCAST – A peek inside Choir Leader Academy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 13, 2015
TCR065 PODCAST – How to review your choir season and make your next season even better
27:36
<p>In this episode, we we work through a step-by-step review of our latest choir season and discuss how reviewing your season can make the next...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr065-podcast-how-to-review-your-choir-season-and-make-your-next-season-even-better/">TCR065 PODCAST – How to review your choir season and make your next season even better</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 30, 2015
TCR064 PODCAST – Keeping your singers engaged in rehearsal
19:01
<p>In this episode, we discuss practical strategies that you can use at every choir rehearsal to keep your singers engaged and get the results you...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr064-podcast-keeping-your-singers-engaged-in-rehearsal/">TCR064 PODCAST – Keeping your singers engaged in rehearsal</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 16, 2015
TCR063 PODCAST – How we became choir leaders and what we’ve learned since
21:20
<p>In this episode, we talk about how we became choir leaders and how we overcame problems and broke through roadblocks along the way.   In...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr063-podcast-how-we-became-choir-leaders-and-what-weve-learned-since/">TCR063 PODCAST – How we became choir leaders and what we’ve learned since</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 02, 2015
TCR062 PODCAST – Our craziest choir moments!
26:25
<p>In this episode, we talk about our craziest choir moments; things that went brilliantly, things that went badly and things that didn’t quite go to...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr062-podcast-our-craziest-choir-moments/">TCR062 PODCAST – Our craziest choir moments!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 18, 2015
TCR061 | PODCAST – Choral conducting – practice makes progress
18:24
<p>In this episode, we talk about conducting practice, how it can help you to be a better choir leader and the challenge of finding time to...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr061-podcast-choral-conducting-practice-makes-progress/">TCR061 | PODCAST – Choral conducting – practice makes progress</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 04, 2015
TCR060 | PODCAST – Our foolproof choir rehearsal planning system
19:44
<p>In this episode, we reveal the foolproof rehearsal planning system that we teach in our Fundamentals of Choir Leading course.   In this episode, we reveal the...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr060-podcast-our-foolproof-choir-rehearsal-planning/">TCR060 | PODCAST – Our foolproof choir rehearsal planning system</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 21, 2015
TCR059 | PODCAST – How to be a confident choir leader in the face of criticism
20:41
<p>In this episode, we discuss how to overcome your fear of criticism and how to handle criticism when you receive it.   In this episode,...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr059-podcast-how-to-be-a-confident-choir-leader-in-the-face-of-criticism/">TCR059 | PODCAST – How to be a confident choir leader in the face of criticism</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 07, 2015
TCR058 | PODCAST – Creating a reliable score preparation system
12:10
<p>In this episode, we discuss how to create a reliable system for repertoire selection and score preparation and we give you a glimpse inside Choir...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr058-podcast-creating-a-reliable-score-preparation-system/">TCR058 | PODCAST – Creating a reliable score preparation system</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Apr 23, 2015
TCR057 | PODCAST – How to encourage good tuning in your choir
13:52
<p>In this episode we discuss some practical strategies to encourage your choir to sing ‘in tune’ without freaking them out.   In this episode we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr057-podcast-how-to-encourage-good-tuning-in-your-choir/">TCR057 | PODCAST – How to encourage good tuning in your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Apr 09, 2015
TCR056 | PODCAST – Your most frequently asked questions about leading choirs
26:40
<p>In this episode we reveal the top five questions we get asked by our audience and give you our answers to them.   In this...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr056-podcast-your-most-frequently-asked-questions-about-leading-choirs/">TCR056 | PODCAST – Your most frequently asked questions about leading choirs</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Mar 26, 2015
TCR055 | PODCAST – How we overcame ‘imposter syndrome’ to lead our choirs with confidence
23:12
<p>In this episode we talk about how we overcame ‘imposter syndrome’ to lead our choirs with confidence and give you some great tips to boost...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr055-podcast-how-we-overcame-imposter-syndrome-to-lead-our-choirs-with-confidence/">TCR055 | PODCAST – How we overcame ‘imposter syndrome’ to lead our choirs with confidence</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Mar 12, 2015
TCR054 | PODCAST – 14 great tips to keep your choir rehearsals fresh
22:56
<p>In this episode we give you 14 top tips to keep your choir rehearsals fresh while you learn new music and prepare it for performance....</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr054-podcast-14-great-tips-to-keep-your-choir-rehearsals-fresh/">TCR054 | PODCAST – 14 great tips to keep your choir rehearsals fresh</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Feb 26, 2015
TCR053 | PODCAST – Score preparation skills to boost your choirs rehearsals
22:02
<p>In this episode we talk about the importance of score preparation in creating great rehearsals and performances for your choir, and we take you step...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr053-podcast-score-preparation-skills-to-boost-your-choirs-rehearsals/">TCR053 | PODCAST – Score preparation skills to boost your choirs rehearsals</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Feb 12, 2015
TCR052 | PODCAST – The importance of basic conducting skills for effective choir communication
22:02
<p>In this episode, we talk about the importance of basic conducting skills to communicate effectively with our choirs. This podcast episode is a ‘teaser’ for...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr052-podcast-the-important-of-basic-conducting-skills-for-effective-choir-communication/">TCR052 | PODCAST – The importance of basic conducting skills for effective choir communication</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jan 29, 2015
TCR051 | PODCAST – How to make 2015 your choir’s best year yet
26:40
<p>In this episode we look forward to a new year with our choirs and discuss how to make it our best year yet. Plus, we’ve...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr051-podcast-how-to-make-2015-your-choirs-best-year-yet/">TCR051 | PODCAST – How to make 2015 your choir’s best year yet</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jan 15, 2015
TCR050 | PODCAST – Your questions answered
26:40
<p>In this episode we’re celebrating our fiftieth episode of the Total Choir Resources podcast with a Q&A session featuring questions from listeners.   In this...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr050-podcast-your-questions-answered/">TCR050 | PODCAST – Your questions answered</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Dec 11, 2014
TCR049 | PODCAST – What we’ve learned about retaining singers
26:40
<p>In this episode we talk about what we’ve learned as choir leaders and managers about retaining singers in our choirs.   In this episode we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr049-podcast-what-weve-learned-about-retaining-singers/">TCR049 | PODCAST – What we’ve learned about retaining singers</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 27, 2014
TCR048 | PODCAST – Bringing choirs together with a ‘twinning’ workshop
22:14
<p>In this episode, we’re joined by our good friend Jamie Serafi, leader of four choirs in the south east of the UK, to talk about...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr048-podcast-bringing-choirs-together-with-a-twinning-workshop/">TCR048 | PODCAST – Bringing choirs together with a ‘twinning’ workshop</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 13, 2014
TCR047 | PODCAST – Vocal health: mythbusting with Dr Helen Neuenschwander
<p>In this episode, we chat to our friend Dr Helen Neuenschwander, a general practitioner and a choral singer. She gives us the lowdown on all...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr047-podcast-vocal-health-mythbusting-with-dr-helen-neuenschwander/">TCR047 | PODCAST – Vocal health: mythbusting with Dr Helen Neuenschwander</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 30, 2014
TCR046 | PODCAST – Money Matters Part 2: sensible financial manangement for your choir
<p>The second of our two-part podcast about the dreaded issue of money. Whatever the funding model of our choirs, how can we ensure that they...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr046-podcast-money-matters-part-2-sensible-financial-manangement-for-your-choir/">TCR046 | PODCAST – Money Matters Part 2: sensible financial manangement for your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 16, 2014
TCR045 | PODCAST – Money Matters Part 1: sensible financial manangement for your choir
<p>In this episode and the next, we look at some of the financial issues that affect choirs and how to handle them.   In this...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr045-podcast-money-matters-part-1-sensible-financial-manangement-for-your-choir/">TCR045 | PODCAST – Money Matters Part 1: sensible financial manangement for your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 02, 2014
TCR044 | PODCAST – How to give your choir instructions that stick
<p>In this episode, we look at some practical strategies that you can use with your choir to give effective instructions that your singers will remember...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr044-podcast-how-to-give-your-choir-instructions-that-stick/">TCR044 | PODCAST – How to give your choir instructions that stick</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Sep 18, 2014
TCR043 | PODCAST – What’s the point of warm-ups for your choir
<p>In this episode, we ask what’s the point of vocal warm-ups and exercises and how they benefit our choirs.   In this episode, we ask...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr043-podcast-whats-the-point-of-warm-ups-for-your-choir/">TCR043 | PODCAST – What’s the point of warm-ups for your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Sep 04, 2014
TCR042 | PODCAST – The first vital steps to take when you start a choir
<p>In this episode, we go back to basics and look at the essential decisions that we need to make when we’re starting out as choir...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr042-podcast-the-first-vital-steps-to-take-when-you-start-a-choir/">TCR042 | PODCAST – The first vital steps to take when you start a choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 21, 2014
TCR041 | PODCAST – How to teach new choir members without boring everyone else
<p>In this episode, we talk about how to balance our choir rehearsals so that we give new members a chance to learn established repertoire while...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr041-podcast-how-to-teach-new-choir-members-without-boring-everyone-else/">TCR041 | PODCAST – How to teach new choir members without boring everyone else</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 07, 2014
TCR040 | PODCAST – Handling difficult situations in your choir without losing your cool
<p>In this episode, we talk about how to handle difficult situations and people in your choir efficiently and professionally so that you can maintain a...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr040-podcast-handling-difficult-situations-in-your-choir-without-losing-your-cool/">TCR040 | PODCAST – Handling difficult situations in your choir without losing your cool</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 24, 2014
TCR039 | PODCAST – Overcoming fear to take on new challenges with your choir
<p>In this episode, we look at how fear can hold us back and how to break through it so that we can achieve our goals...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr039-podcast-overcoming-fear-to-take-on-new-challenges-with-your-choir/">TCR039 | PODCAST – Overcoming fear to take on new challenges with your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 10, 2014
TCR038 | PODCAST – Tune up your choral conducting skills
<p>In this episode, we talk about how we can review our conducting skills and find areas of improvement so that we’re constantly evolving as musicians...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr038-podcast-tune-up-your-choral-conducting-skills/">TCR038 | PODCAST – Tune up your choral conducting skills</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 26, 2014
TCR037 | PODCAST – Understanding microphones and selecting them for your choir
<p>In this episode, we’re discuss basic microphone types, how they work and how to select microphones to use with your choir. In our discussion, we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr037-podcast-understanding-microphones-and-selecting-them-for-your-choir/">TCR037 | PODCAST – Understanding microphones and selecting them for your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 12, 2014
TCR036 | PODCAST – A step by step rehearsal planning tutorial
<p>In this episode, we show you an easy way to create well-planned choir rehearsals that will give you confidence and motivate your choir. Here’s the...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr036-podcast-a-step-by-step-rehearsal-planning-tutorial/">TCR036 | PODCAST – A step by step rehearsal planning tutorial</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 29, 2014
TCR035 | PODCAST – Step by step rehearsal planning for your next choir season
13:35
<p>In this episode, we take you step by step through the process of planning a season of choir rehearsals and we show you the strategy...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/035/">TCR035 | PODCAST – Step by step rehearsal planning for your next choir season</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 15, 2014
TCR034 | PODCAST – 7 strategies for great attendance and punctuality
<p>In this episode, we give you some great strategies for encouraging your choir to be consistent in their attendance at rehearsals and to be punctual...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr034-podcast-7-strategies-for-great-attendance-and-punctuality/">TCR034 | PODCAST – 7 strategies for great attendance and punctuality</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
May 01, 2014
TCR033 | PODCAST – What do singers get from being in a choir?
<p>In this episode, we hear from community choir members about what they get from their choir experience. Knowing what your singers want and enjoy is...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr033-podcast-what-do-singers-get-from-being-in-a-choir/">TCR033 | PODCAST – What do singers get from being in a choir?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Apr 17, 2014
TCR032 | PODCAST – My little sister the choir leader
<p>In this episode, I talk to my little sister, Berenice Lewis, about her role as a choir leader and the advice she would give people...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr032-podcast-my-little-sister-the-choir-leader/">TCR032 | PODCAST – My little sister the choir leader</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Apr 03, 2014
TCR031 | PODCAST – Give your singers a boost with sectional workshops
<p>In this episode, we talk about the benefits of offering sectional workshops to your choir, and we take you step by step through the process...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr031-podcast-give-your-singers-a-boost-with-sectional-workshops/">TCR031 | PODCAST – Give your singers a boost with sectional workshops</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Mar 20, 2014
TCR030 | PODCAST – Interview with Megan Mackney
<p>In this episode, we have a great interview for you with the wonderful Megan Mackney. Megan is such an inspiration and we know that you’re...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr030-podcast-interview-with-megan-mackney/">TCR030 | PODCAST – Interview with Megan Mackney</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Mar 06, 2014
TCR029 | PODCAST – Our best choir breathing exercises
24:20
<p>In this episode, we talk about the importance of breathing to our choirs and discuss some of the exercises and warm-ups we use with our...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr029-podcast-our-best-choir-breathing-exercises-2/">TCR029 | PODCAST – Our best choir breathing exercises</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Feb 19, 2014
TCR028 | PODCAST Contemporary v Classical – comparing choir styles
21:15
<p>In this episode we’re going to look at the similarities and differences of working with classical and contemporary choirs and compare notes on how we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr028-podcast-contemporary-v-classical-comparing-choir-styles/">TCR028 | PODCAST Contemporary v Classical – comparing choir styles</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Feb 05, 2014
TCR027 | PODCAST A Review of “Choral Conducting” by Kevin O’Carroll
21:41
<p>Welcome to our first podcast of 2014. I’m sorry to say, gentle listener, that we have been beset by technical gremlins over the last week!...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr027-podcast-a-review-of-choral-conducting-by-kevin-ocarroll/">TCR027 | PODCAST A Review of “Choral Conducting” by Kevin O’Carroll</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jan 20, 2014
TCR026 | PODCAST – Christmas warm-ups to get your choir feeling festive
13:06
<p>In our final podcast of the year, we give you some fun (and rather silly!) warm-ups and exercises for you to share with your choir...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr026-podcast-christmas-warm-ups-to-get-your-choir-feeling-festive-2/">TCR026 | PODCAST – Christmas warm-ups to get your choir feeling festive</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Dec 12, 2013
TCR025 | PODCAST – Your choir questions answered
28:51
<p>In this episode, we review some of the questions we’ve received on the blog and by email, so we’re discussing a wide range of vital...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr025-podcast-your-choir-questions-answered-2/">TCR025 | PODCAST – Your choir questions answered</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 28, 2013
TCR024 | PODCAST – What is success?
17:34
<p>In this episode, we get a bit philosophical and consider how we define and measure success in our role as choir leaders. In the podcast,...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr024-podcast-what-is-success-2/">TCR024 | PODCAST – What is success?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 14, 2013
TCR023 – PODCAST | Shake up your choir with a guest leader
12:54
<p>In this episode, we discuss the benefits of inviting a guest leader to work with your choir.   In this episode, we discuss the benefits...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr023-podcast-shake-up-your-choir-with-a-guest-leader-2/">TCR023 – PODCAST | Shake up your choir with a guest leader</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Nov 05, 2013
TCR022 – PODCAST | Performance skills for choir leaders
25:51
<p>Welcome to another podcast from the wonderful world of choirs. This week, we’re putting the spotlight on the choir leader and talking about what we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr022-podcast-performance-skills-for-choir-leaders-2/">TCR022 – PODCAST | Performance skills for choir leaders</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 30, 2013
TCR021 – PODCAST | Our first 20 episodes – how far have we come?
22:22
<p>It seems like no time at all since I thought “I wonder if there’d be an audience for a podcast about leading choirs? Here we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr021-podcast-our-first-20-episodes-how-far-have-we-come/">TCR021 – PODCAST | Our first 20 episodes – how far have we come?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 24, 2013
TCR020 – PODCAST | 5 smart tips for choosing choir repertoire
24:40
<p>In this episode, we talk about how to choose repertoire for your choir that suits them down to the ground.   In this episode, we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr020-podcast-5-smart-tips-for-choosing-choir-repertoire-2/">TCR020 – PODCAST | 5 smart tips for choosing choir repertoire</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 17, 2013
TCR019 – PODCAST | Communicating with your choir in ways that work
29:00
<p>In this episode, we talk about how to communicate effectively with your choir members so they have all the information they need and you know...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr019-communicating-with-your-choir-in-ways-that-work/">TCR019 – PODCAST | Communicating with your choir in ways that work</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 09, 2013
TCR018 | PODCAST – Six essential strategies for a happy choir
23:00
<p>In this episode, we look at six essential strategies to keep your singers happy and promote a great atmosphere at choir rehearsals. In this episode,...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr018-podcast-six-essential-strategies-for-a-happy-choir-2/">TCR018 | PODCAST – Six essential strategies for a happy choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Oct 03, 2013
TCR017 | PODCAST – Recording your choir: the view from the control room
16:16
<p>In this episode, we take the podcast on the road for the first time and bring you advice from professional sound engineer Steve Bega about...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr017-podcast-recording-your-choir-the-view-from-the-control-room/">TCR017 | PODCAST – Recording your choir: the view from the control room</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Sep 26, 2013
TCR016 | PODCAST – Simple strategies to skyrocket your choir’s profile
7:30
<p>In this episode, I’m all on my own (Christine’s having a well-earned break) and I talk about some simple strategies to skyrocket your choir’s profile,...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr016-simple-strategies-skyrocket-choir-profile/">TCR016 | PODCAST – Simple strategies to skyrocket your choir’s profile</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Sep 19, 2013
TCR015 | PODCAST – Promoting Good Choir Discipline
24:03
<p>In this episode, Christine and I talk about how to promote good choir discipline – a subject that we know from your feedback is one that...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr015-promoting-good-choir-discipline/">TCR015 | PODCAST – Promoting Good Choir Discipline</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Sep 12, 2013
TCR014 | PODCAST – Choir performance planning step by step
32:47
<p>In this episode, Christine and I talk about the many issues we need to deal with when planning performances for our choirs. To accompany the...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr014-podcast-choir-performance-planning-step-by-step/">TCR014 | PODCAST – Choir performance planning step by step</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Sep 04, 2013
TCR013 | PODCAST – Our favourite choir warm-ups
27:29
<p>In this episode, Christine and I talk about why we use warm-ups and how we structure a warm-up session, and we discuss some of our...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr013-podcast-our-favourite-choir-warm-ups-2/">TCR013 | PODCAST – Our favourite choir warm-ups</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 29, 2013
TCR012 | PODCAST – Developing a brand identity for your choir
12:57
<p>In this episode, Christine and I get to talk about something that we’re both passionate about – creating an identity for your choir. There are...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr012-podcast-developing-a-brand-identity-for-your-choir-2/">TCR012 | PODCAST – Developing a brand identity for your choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 22, 2013
TCR011 | PODCAST – Our choir story – what we’ve learned along the way
29:34
<p>In this episode, I’m delighted to share the microphone with my friend, business partner and fellow choir leader, Christine Mulgrew. We discuss what we’ve learned...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr011-podcast-our-choir-story-what-weve-learned/">TCR011 | PODCAST – Our choir story – what we’ve learned along the way</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 15, 2013
TCR010 | PODCAST – How to start a choir
8:28
<p>In this episode, we look at how to get a choir off the ground from scratch. In this episode, we look at how to get...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr010-how-to-start-a-choir/">TCR010 | PODCAST – How to start a choir</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 08, 2013
TCR009 | PODCAST – How to receive applause & compliments
6:13
<p>This is a huge milestone for us – our first “proper” podcast!  We’d love to know what you think and what topics and issues you’d...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr009-podcast-how-to-receive-applause-compliments/">TCR009 | PODCAST – How to receive applause & compliments</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Aug 01, 2013
TCR008 | AUDIOBLOG – The no. 1 mistake most choir leaders make and how to keep your accompanist happy
<p>In this episode, we look at two important issues for choir leaders – the no. 1 mistake that choir leaders made, and how to keep...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr008-audioblog-the-no-1-mistake-most-choir-leaders-make-and-how-to-keep-your-accompanist-happy/">TCR008 | AUDIOBLOG – The no. 1 mistake most choir leaders make and how to keep your accompanist happy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 23, 2013
TCR007 | AUDIOBLOG – 3 ways to encourage good intonation
<p>In this episode, I discuss some tactics to encourage good tuning in your choir, and give you a great exercise to try out in rehearsals....</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr007-audioblog-3-ways-to-encourage-good-intonation/">TCR007 | AUDIOBLOG – 3 ways to encourage good intonation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 16, 2013
TCR006 | AUDIOBLOG – Raising your choir’s profile with social media
<p>In this episode, I talk about using different social media platforms to save time on communicating with your choir and boost your audience. In this...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr006-audioblog-raising-your-choirs-profile-with-social-media/">TCR006 | AUDIOBLOG – Raising your choir’s profile with social media</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 09, 2013
TCR005 | AUDIOBLOG – 3 mistakes I’ve made leading choirs – so you don’t have to!
<p>In this episode, I confess to some of the ways I’ve got it wrong, and how I try to get it right. In this episode,...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr005-audioblog-3-mistakes-ive-made-leading-choirs-so-you-dont-have-to/">TCR005 | AUDIOBLOG – 3 mistakes I’ve made leading choirs – so you don’t have to!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jul 02, 2013
TCR004 | AUDIOBLOG – 3 quick tips for better choir discipline
<p>In this episode, we look at some quick and easy tools you can employ today to improve discipline in your choir without compromising your singers’...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/tcr004-audioblog-3-quick-tips-for-better-choir-discipline/">TCR004 | AUDIOBLOG – 3 quick tips for better choir discipline</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 28, 2013
TCR003 | AUDIOBLOG – Practical tips for recruiting new singers
<p>In this audioblog, we talk about some hands-on strategies you can use to raise your choir’s profile and attract new singers. In this audioblog, we...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/audioblog-practical-tips-for-recruiting-new-singers/">TCR003 | AUDIOBLOG – Practical tips for recruiting new singers</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 19, 2013
TCR002 | AUDIOBLOG – 5 super-quick rehearsal planning tips for the disorganised
<p>In this audioblog, we look at some “quick and dirty” tips to help you plan your choir rehearsals when time is short. In this audioblog,...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/audioblog-5-super-quick-rehearsal-planning-tips-for-the-disorganised/">TCR002 | AUDIOBLOG – 5 super-quick rehearsal planning tips for the disorganised</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 11, 2013
TCR001 | AUDIOBLOG – 4 easy time management tips for choirs leaders
5:15
<p>This is our first audioblog and we’re really excited to venture into a new format.  We hope you like having another way to get great...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com/audioblog-4-easy-time-management-tips-for-choirs-leaders/">TCR001 | AUDIOBLOG – 4 easy time management tips for choirs leaders</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.totalchoirresources.com">Total Choir Resources</a>.</p>
Jun 05, 2013