Posts from September 2017

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Windward Notes – Reflections on a Decade #3 (Thanks for the Memories)

by WCS Blogmeister

In the fall of 1983 I was aboard the United States Navy’s USS Guam (LPH-9, “Swift and Bold”) sitting 300 yards off the coast of Beirut supporting Marines and getting shot at.* Good times. Not really. There was one beacon of fun, however, serving as home base for Bob Hope’s taping of his “Christmas in […]

Windward Notes – Wave ‘Dem Arms

by WCS Blogmeister

If you’re new to singing in front of a conductor this is for you. You see, there really is a method to the madness of Susie’s flailings and I wanted to clue you in. All of the time signatures that we use have a standard pattern of flailing and I wanted to share them with […]

Windward Notes – Five Months is But a Moment

by WCS Blogmeister

A quick reminder: the opinions expressed and the order of the words in Windward Notes are mine and nobody else’s. They do not reflect the views of and are not influenced or reviewed  by the Windward Choral Society, its members, its Board of Directors or anybody else on the planet. I got a little feisty […]