Category Archives: singing

Music = Success in Politics

This video in my Twitter feed this morning inspired me to do some of my only thinking this winter break.  The video is of President Obama at a fundraiser in New York–a fundraiser at which Al Green happened to be … Continue reading

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“That takes the cake!”

Two fun musical facts I learned in my classes this week: 1. Back in the 19th century, slaves used to compete and perform a dance called the “Cakewalk” for their masters, and the slaves who won the contest were given … Continue reading

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Whoops Wednesday

So yesterday I didn’t have time for Tube-y Tuesday because I finished my LAST final of the semester and totally went into summer mode of relaxing.  I actually already made a list of things I’m going to do this summer: … Continue reading

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Come to my Concert!: The Choir Edition

Let’s just get things out of the way: you should all come to my choir concert tonight!  The University Chorale and UM Chamber Singers will be performing at CSPAC at 8:00.  Student tickets are $9. But this is a BAND … Continue reading

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My A Cappella Addiction

Hi, my name is Lisa, and I’m addicted to a cappella. There–I’ve said it.  I am clinically obsessed with the a cappella style of music.  You know, the kind of music where there are only singers with no accompaniment but … Continue reading

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