Dear Seattle Girls Choir Community, I am very excited to introduce our newest faculty member, Jaci Cummings, who will be taking over both Dolcine and Vivissimi in the Fall. In fact, she has already started, having led the first ever (and wildly successful) Vivissimi Day Camp last week. I’ve known Jaci for years, first socially […]
In a few weeks, Cantamus and Prime Voci will be competing in international music festivals. I thought folks might be curious to know a little about the history of these competitions, as well as their place in Seattle Girls Choir’s history. Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod Wales has a long tradition of local music festivals called […]
2017 was a wonderful year for SGC, so let’s look back one last time. Happy New Year to all our friends and families! May 2018 bring you all much health, happiness, and MUSIC!
We are delighted to introduce our new guest blogger, Kathryn Tewson and her post on Cooperation. It will be the first in a series exploring six different social, organizational, and metacognitive skills promoted by high level choral singing in childhood. Look for more posts to come on Collaboration, Competition, Focus, Discipline, and Practicing Excellence. Seattle Girls […]
This week we kick off our 35th Anniversary Raffle here at SGC. If it seems like we just did this a few months ago, you aren’t entirely wrong: we’ve moved the raffle from the Spring to the Fall in response to feedback from families. And now it’s November! Raffle packets are being assembled, teddy bears […]
I’d like to discuss something that is a tricky subject for a lot of reasons, and that is the inclusion of sacred music in Seattle Girls Choir programming, especially during the month of December. When I say “sacred music” I mean primarily Christian sacred music. The fact of the matter is that the very development […]