Tamworth Country Music Festival

So unfolds another Tamworth Country Music Festival. A ten day period where people manage to keep on smiling, while ignoring the extreme summer heat. It is a marathon to survive so seasoned festival goers plan their days accordingly. This is the thirty-eighth Tamworth festival and as a Tamworth girl myself, I have experienced more than…

Choir Conducting

What makes a good choir conductor? What are a choral conductor's responsibilities? Let us absorb the choir already exists and does not have to be built from scratch. We can address the latter another time. The ultimate aim must be to give the most beautiful and meaningful choral performances possible. The first step will be…