Welcome to 2020 Virtual Christmas Choir

Hello friends! 

Thank you for volunteering to be part of our Virtual Christmas Choir project. We will be singing “Unto Us A Child Is Born”  from Isaiah 9:6. We are excited and honored that you would lend your voice to this Christmas piece set for release over the internet in mid December 2020. Here is some information to help you get started.

1. FILES TO DOWNLOAD

Please follow the links below to the recording, and download the mp3’s with each of the vocal parts and music score. A conducting video will be available shortly to assist you in rehearsing this piece.

CLICK HERE TO OBTAIN THESE FILES:

Unto Us A Child Is Born - MP3 Recording  /  SATB Choir Parts  / Soprano /  Alto / Tenor / Bass

 

2. TIPS FOR RECORDING 

To capture your performance you may use your laptop, PC, phone, or a video camera - whatever you have access to. You will need headphones during the recording because you cannot have the guide track playing loudly in the background. To clarify you need two devices to accomplish the recording – one (like a computer) to listen and follow the guide video and the other device to record yourself singing (phone, iPad, tablet or another computer). 

A few important details: 

As the guide track begins you will hear a count off “1+2+3+CLAP" your hands on beat FOUR onto your video before you begin singing. This will help line up all of the videos for the post-production process. 

Locate a neutral, plain wall or background in your home or office so that your beautiful face is the focal point in the video. Please dress in semi-professional (not formal or Christmas) attire and make sure that there is good lighting where you are recording. 

 

3. DEADLINE UPDATE!:

The NEW deadline to submit your video is SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 (We decided to extend the deadline because of some production obstacles we have experienced!)

 

4. WHERE TO SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO:

We will post a link where you will UPLOAD your finished video! This is why #5 is so important...

 

5. COMMUNICATION:

Please sign up on the email list at the TOP of this page so that you receive ALL of the important details for this project! As a thank you for signing up and joining our 2020 Virtual Christmas Choir you will receive a download of our upcoming CD release!

 

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me and I'll get back to you as soon as I am able!

Thanks again!

Sandi Padilla - sandipadilla@mac.com

 

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