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Introducing a New Type of Riser: Alla Breve Choral Riser

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Nov 28, 2018 11:00:00 AM

It’s our lightweight choral riser that is cost effective. No tools, transport dollies, or extra hands are needed. Just roll it to the event location and unfold it. While the Fold and Roll Riser is in the transport position, the low profile provides better visibility over the top and its low center of gravity helps prevent tripping. Nylon bushings at pivot points keep the decks aligned, level, and safe throughout the life of the riser. The cantilever folding mechanism aids in lifting, so very little weight is actually lifted, minimizing the risk of back strain. 

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Topics: Portable Risers, Portable Choir Risers, Staging Equipment, Foldable Risers, Choral Risers, Choral, Choir

3 Christmas Music Performance Ideas for Your School or Church

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Nov 1, 2018 3:46:00 PM

It's about time to pick your Christmas Music Performance theme and setup for your production. We're at the start of the holiday season as we fly past Halloween and move into Thanksgiving. You're either in two camps right now. The planner who decided their Christmas show weeks ago. The last minute person who could use some ideas to get the ideas flowing, but really won't work on the logistics until the last possible hour. 

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Topics: Music Education, Church Music, Choir, Music, Choral, Community Band, Community Choir, Community Groups

Reasons Why You Should Continue Pouring into Your Church Choirs

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Jul 18, 2018 3:30:00 PM

I've been listening to other's talking about why community is important. We were meant to be together to not feel as alone in life. It might be a little weird to some to experience choirs. They seem out of date and only needed at special services - like Christmas and Easter. However, that feeling you get around Christmas where you feel connected to family and friends, and even the world as a whole, is the same feeling that community has on a person. 

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Topics: Church Music Equipment, Choral, Choral Risers, Choir, Portable Choir Risers, Church Music

Church Christmas Service Coming Up? Need Choral Risers?

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Nov 1, 2017 9:00:00 AM

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Topics: Choral, Risers, Choral Risers

How-To: Choral Concert Series

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Jun 13, 2017 1:30:00 PM

INTRODUCTION:

In researching choral concert series for you all to attend, I was wondering what it took to put on your own choral concert series in the summer. NPR has this great article on "Eight Things You Need to Know Before You Start a Music Festival". These three stood out to me:

  • Do Your Homework
  • Get Some Help
  • Learn To Let Go
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Topics: Choral Risers, Choral, Festivals, Music, How-To

Choral Festivals and Summer Camps

Posted by Shalina Wozny on Jun 10, 2017 2:05:50 PM

School is out! Take a breathe. Now get excited. I imagine now you're wondering what fun things you'll do this summer. Aren't we all?

Have you thought of summer camps for the kids or festivals for the whole family? I started researching things for me to do in the summer and of course music festivals came up. They're the staple for the summer in most cities. I'm based out of Chicago so I found many music venues and the summer set list for Milwaukee, WI festivals.

You can do this same search for local choral festivals and summer camps. If you have students that are in choral programs during the school year that want to continue having fun in the summer - sign them up for a camp in the summer! The local university in my town hosts music camps throughout the summer.

Maybe you just want to find your own music festival for a date night, or a family-friendly one. You'd be surprised how many you can find across the country. It might take some time finding one in your area, but here are some to start off with. I love making your work easier!

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Topics: Choral Risers, Choral, Music Education