Making the best of bad situations is sometimes easier said than done, but in the case of Covid-19-related disruptions to personal, professional, and spiritual lives, we’re all having to adjust to changing circumstances daily. For choral musicians, uncertainty reigns as we are transitioning from the chaos of the end of the spring semester and turning […]
“It was an honor to have Dr. Matt Hill serve as adjudicator and clinician for MemphisFest 2017. His contributions to the organization and the event went above and beyond to set a whole new professional standard.
We singers and choral conductors are generally mild-mannered, soft spoken, and easy to get along with. We enjoy collaboration, and the nature of our art is social and fun. That is, until we are scorned by labels that demean and diminish us.
“Dr. Matt Hill has worked with my Women’s, Men’s, Concert Choir, and Chamber Choir at least once a year since 2015. Matt comes in and works where the students are at that moment.
“I have Dr. Hill into my classroom to work with our Women’s Choir and Concert Choir at Bennington High School once each year. He jumps right in to work with our choirs and builds trust with my students.
If you’re not aware of CPDL, you should familiarize yourself with this website. The Choral Public Domain Library is a repository for free-to-perform/copy/record choral music.
The music publishing industry has served the choral profession well, providing clearinghouses through which music can be edited, promoted, and distributed to choral directors around the country and around the world.
The best movie theater experience I’ve ever had happened at my viewing of the original “Hangover” movie. I laughed so hard and so often that I missed some of the movie, and had to see it a second time to fill in the holes of what I missed. One of the many takeaways from that […]