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What are the dimensions of Show Choir Risers?

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Mar 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM

You're probably wondering what the dimensions of show choir risers are available for the size of your show choir. Your performers fitting on the equipment is your number one priority, with proper stage setup as your close second. To help out, we have our show choir risers below with information to help break down the dimensions.  

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Topics: Staging Equipment, Seated Risers, Portable Stages, Easy-To-Use, Portable Staging, School Music Equipment, Show Choir Risers, Portable Risers, Community Groups

3 St. Patrick's Day Music Lesson Ideas

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Mar 13, 2019 11:00:00 AM

St. Patrick's Day is on Sunday, if you forgot. It's not as celebrated as other holidays in the US, but it's themes can still be used for a fun, new music lesson. We all need something new to help lift our spirits from the everyday, year in and year out music lessons. This picture will get us jump started on the whole "lifting our spirits" part. 

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Topics: Music Education, Music Mental Health, Music, School Music Equipment

Review of Acoustical Shells in Oklahoma

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Mar 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM
Hennessey Public Schools had great things to say about the acoustical shells they recently purchased from us. Beth Berkenbile, Director of Vocal Music, responded with these comments below. 
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Topics: Staging Equipment, Portable Stages, Staging, Easy-To-Use, Portable Staging, School Music Equipment, Add-Ons, Accessories, ADA Ramp, Compliance

Review of Music Shells in Iowa

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Feb 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM
Maquoketa High School in Maquoketa, IA had great things to say about the acoustical shells they recently purchased from us.
 
 
"T he Maquoketa Vocal Department offers students a wide variety of experiences within choral music. Besides having two Curricular Mixed Ensembles and weekly lessons, students may choose to participate in many other vocal activities such as Musical, All-State Auditions, OPUS, Solo/Ensemble Contest, Chamber Choir, Madrigal and Honor Choirs as well as solo-singing opportunities."
 
Joel Hagen, the Choral Director in charge of the ensembles listed above, responded with these comments below. 
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Topics: Staging Equipment, Portable Staging, School Music Equipment, Acoustical Shells

What Are The Dimensions of Band Risers and Band Shells?

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Feb 20, 2019 1:30:00 PM

You're probably wondering what the dimensions of band risers and band shells are. After all, you need to make sure that your performers fit on the equipment as your number one priority, with the stage setup as your close second. We agree that it's the first step when purchasing a set. To help out, we have our seated band risers and band shells to help break down the dimensions.  

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Topics: Portable Choir Risers, Staging Equipment, Seated Risers, Foldable Risers, Choir, Choral Risers, Choral, Staging, School Music Equipment, Acoustical Shells, Church Music Equipment, Seated Music Risers, Portable Risers, Community Choir, music shells, sound shells

5 Best Choir Scenes in Movies/TV

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Feb 13, 2019 2:30:00 PM

Disclaimer: This is my own personal list based on my movie knowledge, even with my experience in the independent movie genre. The more well-known choir scenes and clips you'll find will definitely make this list. However, there will be a few scenes that could surprise you, adding a new tv series/movie to your long list of things you should check out, but haven't yet. 

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Topics: Church Music, Portable Choir Risers, Choir, Choral Risers, Choral, Music, Portable Risers, College, University, Community Choir, Community Groups

Valentine's Day Music Class Ideas

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Feb 6, 2019 3:30:00 PM

Valentine's Day for elementary school music and theater students can be fun. They're still exchanging Valentine's Day cards and excited to pass them out. The boys think that girls have cooties or they have a "girlfriend" at school. The two dynamics are funny to watch in the classroom. 

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Topics: Music Education, How-To, School Music Equipment

Fundraising Ideas

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Jan 30, 2019 12:30:00 PM

Since you are probably working with a group of students or a music-minded community that needs to raise money for equipment or a trip you all are taking - a group event is the best way to go to fundraise. It allows you to entertain others and show off your group's skills. I think most people are more likely to pay for an event to be entertained, rather than pay for a raffle or t-shirt that they've done many times before. 

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Topics: Festivals, How-To, Entertainment, Community Choir, Community Groups, Community Band

Review of Music Shells in Michigan

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Jan 26, 2019 2:00:00 PM
Trinity Lutheran School in Clinton Township, MI had great things to say about the acoustical shells they recently purchased from us. Julian Petzold, the principal, responded with these comments below. 
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Topics: Staging Equipment, Portable Staging, School Music Equipment, Acoustical Shells

What Are The Dimensions of Choir Risers?

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Jan 23, 2019 3:11:00 PM

You're probably wondering what the dimensions of different choir risers are. After all, you need to make sure that your performers fit on the equipment as your number one priority. We agree that it's the first step when purchasing a set. To help out, we have multiple kinds of choir risers, so let me break down the dimensions and options for each. 

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Topics: Portable Choir Risers, Seated Risers, Foldable Risers, Choir, Choral Risers, Choral, Staging, Church Music Equipment, Seated Music Risers, Portable Risers, Community Choir