Recording: The Ultimate Performance Filter

jdfrizzell a cappella, Choral Methods, Teaching 0 Comments

Last week, my a cappella group OneVoice spent four days in the studio with a cappella legend Dave Sperandio.  Even though this was our sixth album with him, we’re still learning valuable lessons from the process.  Preparing for our performance with The Swingles at The London A Cappella Festival next week, I was anxious about the prospect of losing these four days …

Grow or Die

jdfrizzell a cappella, Choral Methods, Teaching, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Has your choir “failed” you lately?  You know what I mean– you go into a rehearsal excited to make music, but leave frustrated and dejected, lofty goals sitting in a pile of rubble. Your singers leave as if nothing odd happened, and you wonder if they even care about the craft to which you’ve dedicated your entire adult life. As …