329Re: [KWChoir] Troubling question
- Mar 8, 2006Susanna, if you're the person I think I remember from that Pennsic, then the only thing wrong with your voice was that you were too shy and should have sung louder! :-)Arianna
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From: "Susan Heemstra" <susanheemstra@...>
Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 3:24 PM
Subject: Re: [KWChoir] Troubling question
> Lazurus, I'm so sorry that happened to you! If I may gently add,
> perhaps both of you could have done things differently. I will say that
> you handled your issue with maturity and concern for the good of the
> group. The youngster in question handled it with immaturity and
> considered her own selfish needs first. It sounds like a no-win
> situation. Bless the soprano ladies who considered "tutoring" her.
> I would like to add my own personal story. I joined the KWC at Pennsic
> 33 believing that I would open my mouth and everyone would stop and glare
> at me until I slunk away in disgrace. The sound of my own voice scares me
> and I will drop a tune as fast as it takes a knight to get up after a
> blow. But thanks to Lady Anne's wonderful direction, and Lady Arriana's
> wonderful soprano voice to follow, I not only was not asked to leave, but
> was part of the best choral performance of my adult life.
> I truly hope that all directors will have the patience to bring out the
> best in their participants -- even if they aren't all that good.
> Having said that, it doesn't sound as if that would have been possible
> in your case. Hopefully, this is the worst thing you will ever have to
> deal with in a choral group.
> Yours in Service with $0.02 worth,
> Susanna Merrybegot
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