Ties and Slurs and Jobs

I’m not not talking about clothing accessories and inebriated speech…just yet. When reading them little black and white dots on top of all them lines, aka music notation, it’s really easy for beginners to confuse ties with slurs.  Both are graceful arcs between notes. The actual shape of the lines can be identical.  The purpose is…

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Breath Works: Group Lesson

Hello singers, Nathan has another group voice lesson at the end of the week. This is a new thing he has begun to explore because of his own experiences as a soloist, choir member, and voice teacher. Not all contexts of singing call for the same type of sound to be produced, but the basic…

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Taste of Heaven

Thank you so much to the friends and family who were praying for my family and I during my time in Ukraine.  I could sense your support very much.  I thankfully remained in pretty good health for the duration of the trip.  It is so good to be back with my loving wife and beautiful…

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