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Archive for October, 2011

General | 30 Oct 2011

A Long Day of Opera Auditions…. and Sopranos

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of attending the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in Brookfield, WI. This is an opportunity for aspiring young opera singers, ages 20-30, to audition for cash prizes and the chance to progress to the Region Auditions in St. Paul, MN, and eventually the National Semi-Finals and the Grand Finals […]

Concerts &General | 20 Oct 2011

Post-Concert Jitters and Choir Pics

Everyone has heard of pre-concert jitters, but what about post-concert jitters? The excitement and challenge of singing in front of a new audience and waiting for their reactions is always something that has given me the jitters. This pre-concert excitement not only translates to the start of the concert when the stage is hot and the […]

Choir Alumni &Concerts &General | 13 Oct 2011

Music is a Sanctuary

Greetings, my fellow choir enthusiasts! Music is a sanctuary. It’s a place of hope, healing, rejuvenation, protection, solitude, and so much more. I’ve known this for several years now, but it has become more and more obvious to me over the past few months as I, ironically, feel the absence of choir in my life. […]

General | 11 Oct 2011

Hello one and all!

New choir blogger Jessica joins the conversation…. This is the first of hopefully many choir blog entries from me! We’ve just finished our first performances of the season (Fall Showcase Concerts), and the Wisconsin Lutheran Choir is off to a fantastic start! We have so much new talent, and with the strength of that plus […]

Concerts | 06 Oct 2011

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

Welcome to new blogger Lisa…. Hello Everyone! I cannot believe that it is fall already. Where does the time go? Those of you who follow our choir know that fall is a very busy time for us. For starters, our Fall Showcase Concert is rapidly approaching. I am very excited and nervous! Everyone has been […]

ACDA Student Chapter &Concerts &Outreach | 06 Oct 2011

Sharing the Love

Enjoy the first post by new blogger Alex…. Hello all! First of all, I would like to express my excitement for this year’s choir. It’s a younger group, which means young talent, and LOADS of potential for this year, as well as in years to come. This year, I’m the president of WLC’s student chapter […]

2012 Southeastern Tour &Concerts | 06 Oct 2011

Senior Year Anticipation!

As senior year approaches… well, it has already started! It seems like just yesterday I was walking into the Center for Arts and Performance auditioning for the Wisconsin Lutheran Choir, and now I’m honored to be the alto section leader looking ahead to a fantastic final year of choir! Recently I watched my 2009 European […]