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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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Behind Two Parts – The Learning Curve of a Beginning Choir

I'm leaving the school the other day and I say excitedly to our director, "Yeah, they sang in two-parts today!!" I walked away and thought..."Maybe this doesn't sound so impressive. Maybe I should translate why this is so exciting." And I got … [Read more...]

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Building a Boys Choir – Assigning Parts

This week at The Field School of Charlottesville I'm still in the thick of understanding my boys' voices and getting through hearing all of them. I'm leaving the youngest for last because they're mostly all treble voices still so I know they'll be … [Read more...]