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Thinking about a Recording – What’s in it for your choir?

Behind every Recording, there is a reason.   Why should you Record your Choir in 2020? Over the next few weeks, we will be exploring some of the reasons why choirs would decide to record a CD or digital album.   The first of these posts will look at some of the decisions which influence […]

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Practicing for Choir Rehearsal

Does practicing between weekly choir rehearsals really matter? Does it make a difference? Chatting to my mum yesterday on the phone she says “Oh well it was just a quick hello as I have to go to choir in a minute..” But she didn’t sound very excited. I asked her what was wrong and she […]

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Make 2020 a Successful Year for your Choir

Fundraising opportunities for your Choir – Make a recording in 2020 You and your choir worked hard in the run up to Christmas with many concerts, carolling for charity and perhaps even a few candlelight evenings. Then the feasting started and like most choirs, we have a few weeks off to enjoy the festivities with […]

Recording Kirkintilloch Male Choir in Scotland

Recording Men on location in Scotland. A trip North of the border to record Kirkintilloch Male Voice Choir. A few months ago we were approached by Kirkintilloch MVC to help the choir record a CD to celebrate their centenary in 2021. Initial discussions about the proposed recording started back in the summer of 2019 where […]

Recording Treverva Male Voice Choir in Cornwall

Recordings 4 Choirs were on location in Cornwall for today’s recording with Treverva Male Voice Choir recording their album One Moment in Time A lot of our Choir Recording sessions are booked up quite a way in advance.  Treverva Male Choir first got in touch back in June enquiring about recording an album with us. […]

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Recording in South East London – Love2Sing Voices

Recordings 4 Choirs were on location in South East London & Kent this weekend to record Love 2 Sing Voices at West Wickham Methodist Church A year or so ago our sister company, Recordings 4 Schools was on location to record at Hayes Primary School. Today,  we were not far from there when we arrived […]

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Recording Lutley Community Voices Choir

Recordings 4 Choirs were on location in Halesowen this weekend to record Lutley Community Voices lead by Margaret Jones A short drive up the M5 on a Saturday morning was all it took to get us to Halesowen in the West Midlands.  The venue for today’s recording with Lutley Community Voices was Hasbury Christian Fellowship […]

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Why should you join a choir?

According to Google if you join a choir this will make you happy.  But is that true – or is there in fact more to it? I could write a blog post which was entitled Top 10 reasons to join a choir.  Or maybe the top 5.   Perhaps it could be a post about why […]

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Singing to make things better

Often at Christmas we are asked to sing at local nursing homes or special Christmas lunches for groups run by carers All over the country there are thousands of care givers supporting many people with dementia and Alzheimer’s.  Some will may also be recently bereaved spending their first Christmas alone. Around this festive season jolly […]

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Digital only Recordings

What is meant by a digital only recording and what use is this to choirs when they are looking to record an album? To fully answer this question we need to start with a very brief discussion about digital versus analogue in terms of recorded sound. Analog audio is the process of using a microphone to […]