Something Inspirational for 2016
Hi Guys and a Happy New Year to you all.
Feeling jaded after all the festive ballyhoo? Need a shot in the arm to kick start the new year? Well.......... I stumbled on something inspirational a few days ago - a presentation on You Tube by Dr Jim Henry, one of the "greats" of the Barbershop world. Gold medal chorus director and multiple gold-winning Bass in quartets, mentor, coach, and all-round nice guy, Jim is the complete singing package. In the presentation ( which is in 5 parts of about 6 minutes each) Jim talks about his journey in music and Barbershop singing including the good bits and the bad bits, the sad and the funny. And along the way he passes on some inspirational information about what our craft is, what it asks of us and what it gives in return. I found it quite moving at times - I had tears in my eyes - and I found it has set me up for the coming year both in terms of my personal musical growth and in terms of my hopes for the chorus.
Take a look - you won't be disappointed. For Part 1 click on <Dr Jim Henry Gold Medal Moments> and enjoy..