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Alice Parker Hymn Camp – The Front Porch

Alice Parker Hymn Camp! Tuesday May 31- Friday June 3, 2016 2-5pm We are very excited to be offering this 4 afternoon camp through Charlottesville's roots music school, The Front Porch! If you already know you want to register (you totally … [Read more...]

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The Confident Singer – Middle School Girls, Fall 2016

The Confident Singer for Middle School Girls The Confident Singer is a small group coaching program designed to cultivate deep inner confidence in budding young female singers. Fancy testimonials to come in a few months when we finishย  CS for … [Read more...]

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Field School Boys’ Choir Agreements 2015-16

This year members of the Field School Boys' Choir signed an agreement as part of their commitment to the team. Here it is. We are a non-auditioned middle school boys' choir with 31 members, grades 5th-8th, performing in the community approximately … [Read more...]

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Beginning year 3 of an a cappella boys’ choir: Integrity

  First class of Field School Boys' Choir 2015-16 was great. We are 29 singers strong as we enter our third year of the program. We will be using The 8 Keys of Excellence as a tool for contextualizing the school mission of "developing … [Read more...]

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A Cappella Camp – Summer 2015

I wish everyone could see what I'm seeing at the heart of this swirl of singing boys at the Field School of Charlottesville, where I've been growing a choir for the past two years. This week I'm running an a cappella camp and it's filled with mostly … [Read more...]

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Keep the boys with a changing voice in the choir

Last year the choir at The Field School Of Charlottesville started as 4 boys as an after-school club on Fridays. We now have 24 singers in a school of only 78 students. Two of the early members, two of our most responsible, attentive members … [Read more...]

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Feeling Nervous before Singing? Watch This.

Feeling a little wrung out about your upcoming performance? Thinking about reading through your lyrics one time too many? Futzing around on Facebook instead of resting or getting your outfit laid out so you can face tomorrow smoothly? If nerves … [Read more...]

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Ride the Wave – On Pre-Performance Focus and Cultivating a Spirit of Service

You're singing this weekend. You're gonna rock. You're going to change by doing it. And yet, this actually isn't about YOU. It's about you stepping into something and leading the way for those around you. You invite your friends and … [Read more...]

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Broadway Cabaret Night to Benefit The Haven

This Saturday night, one night only! November 22, 2014 7-9pm C'ville Coffee Broadway Cabaret Night where we'll be singing some of our favorite Broadway songs for a good cause. Find the Facebook event here. Suggested donation $10; … [Read more...]

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The Confident Singer – 12 week journey

This fall I reorganized my studio to make performing in front of others a non-negotiable part of our journey into our voices. The result? I am watching singers take leaps and bounds in their comfort performing. It's awesome! We just enjoyed our final … [Read more...]