Posts from January 2016

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Windward Notes – Joy of the Month (SILENCE!)

by WCS Blogmeister

I’ve said it before (and you’ll probably hear it again every now and then), a non-profit runs on two things: volunteers and donations. The Joy of Music is no exception, in fact it’s a microcosm of the whole big monstrosity. Volunteers are already at work getting things primed and there will be an ever-increasing need […]

Windward Notes – Blublublub

by WCS Blogmeister

First and foremost, it’s time to get busy! Spring will be sprung soon and open house is tomorrow. Y’all come and sing some more and feel free to drag a bass or tenor with you (kicking and screaming if need be, Dean has a roll of duct tape to subdue the unruly ones). If you’re […]

Windward Notes – It’s Not Live, It’s Memorex (and we hate that)

by WCS Blogmeister

A harsh reality of any musical performance: if you’re the performer and listen to a recording of it, more often that not you’re going to want to crawl under a rock and hide until the CD is smashed into little shards of mercifully silent silicon. Trust the Blogmeister, he is wise. Why is that? We […]

Windward Notes – We Don’t Need No Stinking Paperwork

by WCS Blogmeister

So we have dues that are paid by the Windward Choral Society members and we send out letters for donations and apply for grants (Jan, you are awesome) and every two years have a massive blowout fundraising monster. Why? What does a chorus need money for? Yeah, a few bucks here and there for music […]