I have to warm up an amateur SATB choir, and I'd like to do a bit of playing around with solfege. Over the course of the exercises, I'd like have singers go from a low to a high "do," or a whole ...
In the limited about of vocal warm-ups I've done when singing in amateur choirs, etc, I normally sing pretty quietly and it seems others do to. Should a warm-up focus at all on volume and if so, how ...
I have been diagnosed with Ulnar claw here due to tennis: I did not have any symptoms of it anymore until I started to play piano again. When I presently played piano hours, I realized next morning ...
I've seen people doing it for loosening up their inflexibility. But, should we 'warm up' before we start playing our instrument ? Perhaps we don't need to do it if we are used to playing the ...
In my brass band, we usually start rehearsals with a hymn tune to warm up. Hymn tunes make a good warm-up exercise, but not for the drummer: I usually have either tacet or long rests punctuated by ...
I do not generally warm up, but then I don't really stretch my playing as much as my ear when I practice. But I know I should. What are some good exercises to do before I start getting into the ...