Monthly Archives: June 2015

pop diction

I am a huge diction nerd. My students learn IPA symbols every semester, and they have made schwa a running joke in my rehearsals. So I was tickled to read an article from Atlas Obscura¬†about diction in pop punk music. … Continue reading

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NCCO’s sexist program

I just got the e-mail announcing performers at the next NCCO’s conference. Performances conducted by men: Oregon State University Chamber Choir, Steven Zielke, conductor Riverside City College Chamber Singers, John Byun, conductor Temple University Concert Choir, Paul Rardin, conductor University … Continue reading

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maggie and milly and molly and may

There’s this poem by E. E. Cummings: maggie and milly and molly and may went down to the beach(to play one day)   and maggie discovered a shell that sang so sweetly she couldn’t remember her troubles,and   milly befriended … Continue reading

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