145 episodes

The Houston Chamber Choir presents the With One Accord podcast, your one-stop shop for choral joy!
Visit us at: houstonchamberchoir.org

With One Accord Houston Chamber Choir

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The Houston Chamber Choir presents the With One Accord podcast, your one-stop shop for choral joy!
Visit us at: houstonchamberchoir.org

    Behind the Music | Benedict Sheehan

    Behind the Music | Benedict Sheehan

    In this final episode of the season, we welcome GRAMMY®-nominated composer and conductor, Benedict Sheehan. Join arts and culture expert, St. John Flynn, as he chats with Sheehan about his recent nomination, and the exciting projects waiting around the corner.

    • 44 min
    Education Spotlight | Jennifer Agbu and Tiffany Sau

    Education Spotlight | Jennifer Agbu and Tiffany Sau

    Houston Chamber Choir speaks with Adams Jr. High choral directors, Jennifer Agbu and Tiffany Sau. Jennifer, a veteran teacher, started the program at Adams just before the pandemic. Despite circumstance, enrollment greatly expanded, leading to Tiffany’s new position as a first year teacher. Together, the two are commanding a flourishing choral program, and have built a phenomenal partnership as colleagues and co-directors. Join us as we discuss how to develop a healthy co-director relationship, the mentor-colleague dynamic, and how teachers and students alike thrive with the right mindset and environment.

    • 49 min
    Behind the Music | Jason Thoms

    Behind the Music | Jason Thoms

    In this latest episode of Behind the Music, we welcome conductor, singer, educator and composer Jason Thoms. Join arts and culture expert, St. John Flynn, as he chats with Thoms and shares his personal journey including his early introduction to music, his unique basso profondo skills and unique perspective on choral education.

    • 49 min
    Education Spotlight | Peyton Moseley

    Education Spotlight | Peyton Moseley

    Houston Chamber Choir speaks with educator Peyton Moseley. Peyton is the Director of Choirs at Victory Lakes Middle School, and Assistant Choral Director at Clear Springs High School, both in Clear Creek ISD. Peyton received his Bachelors of Music Education from University of Houston, and began his first year as a middle school and high school choral teacher this past Fall. Despite challenges from the pandemic, his middle school choirs received top marks at University Interscholastic League (UIL), an annual assessment that grades the sight-reading and performance skills of choirs in Texas. Join as we discuss what it was like beginning as a teacher during the pandemic, and how Peyton learned to inspire his students.

    • 54 min
    Behind the Music | María Guinand

    Behind the Music | María Guinand

    In this latest episode of Behind the Music, we welcome renowned choral conductor Maria Guinand. Join arts and culture expert, St. John Flynn, as he chats with Guinand and shares practical tips for North American Choirs in teaching and performing Latin and South American choral music, and her experiences in the multiple roles she has held in her renowned career.

    • 51 min
    Education Spotlight | Heather Orr

    Education Spotlight | Heather Orr

    Houston Chamber Choir speaks with educator Heather Orr. Heather is currently the Head Director of Choral Activities at Montgomery High School in Montgomery ISD.  Heather holds a Master of Arts in Vocal Pedagogy from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from Heidelberg University. Choirs under Heather Orr’s direction have performed at the Texas Music Educators Association Convention (TMEA) in 2018, 2010, and 2005. In addition, they have performed at the National ACDA Conferences in 2021 (Dallas, TX/virtual) and in 2011 (Chicago, IL), as well as the SWACDA Divisional Conference (Oklahoma City, OK) in 2018.

    • 34 min

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