My online choir is looking for new members. I don’t know if any of my followers would be interested, but if you can carry a tune and have a good mic, you should totally check it out!
“Elysium" is a small women’s choir with members from all over the world:
Listen to some of their songs/Check it out!
If you are interested in auditioning please follow the instructions in the video.
If you are male and interested in singing with an online group, our sister choir “Harmonium" is a mixed choir which is also currently holding auditions for new members. Check it out here!
There is no set deadline for auditions right now. Please send your audition in promptly, as auditions will close when all open positions in our choir have been filled.
You can message me with any questions! Thank you. :)
How many altos does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
None, they can’t get that high.
How many sopranos does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
One, she holds it up and waits for the world to revolve around her.
How many singers does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
Two. An alto to actually do it and a soprano to stand by and ask “isn’t that a little high for you?”
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Music Fact: Classical musicians are 50% more likely to suffer permanent hearing loss than rock musicians. This is almost entirely due to exposure to bass drums; a single orchestral bass drum is louder than an electric guitar at maximum amplification, and provides one-third of the audible power of a standard 75-piece symphony orchestra.
if you do one thing with your day today, please make it watching this otamatone cover of “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
Happy Birthday 154th to the composer and conductor and my dead boyfriend and my blog’s namesake and generally a very important composer to me Gustav Mahler!
Expect a ton of Mahler-related posts today for which I will not apologize (for obvious reasons).
May your day be filled with HAMMER BLOWS OF FATE, existential ANGST, and childlike awe.
could you please help me out? my friend is a vocal major at texas A&M in corpus christi and she’s been accepted to a vocal workshop this summer. but because she’s just graduated and will be moving to boston to go to grad school at the longy school of music, money is really tight for her and funding this workshop is a bit of an issue for her. she’s started a gofundme and has raised only about $250 so far. the cost of the workshop is $1,600. idk if you do this sort of thing, but if you could post this so your followers can see, that would be so amazing. we would be eternally grateful for your generosity.
she’s a wonderful, genuine person, a hard worker, and a terrific singer. she’s also in sigma alpha iota.
the link to her gofundme is here
How to hit high notes…
Jimmy, Kevin Spacey and their barbershop quartet, The Ragtime Gals, sing Jason Derulo’s hit song “Talk Dirty.”
the problem with classical music is that even if you know and heard a song a bunch of times there is no way to figure out what its called because there are no lyrics and all of them are named like symphony 5 adagio in G minor like how the fuck am i supposed to solve that mystery im going to lose my fucking mind.
These classical musicians play their instruments in a way you’ve never seen before.
A rather compelling visual experience, on top of being a flawless musical demonstration, performed by Salut Salon, a charming German quartet from Hamburg.
i aspire to be this women
This decision was made privately, with no warning, no input from community, staff or performers, with no calls for support. Over 400 employees including chorus, stagehands, technicians, and administration will lose their jobs. Members of the SD Symphony, who play for SDO, will lose an enormous amount of income. Yes, some debts were looming, cutbacks would have been necessary, and more support needed. But the city and the opera community were never given a chance to provide that support.
Of course, the general director and his wife are benefiting financially from their decision. But they don’t OWN San Diego Opera. We, the operagoers, the employees, performers, volunteers and fans, DO.
Even if you’re not into opera (and if not, why the hell not), this would be an enormous loss for the city, and performing arts as a whole. Losing an organization of this size and stature will hurt across the board. Art isn’t profitable, and in this economy, it’s more vulnerable than ever. We have to stand up and FIGHT for it.
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Go sign this. Opera is ALways worth saving.