- Are you a singer?
- Are you willing to travel to Franklin, WI?
- Are you available on August 14th, 2022 from 12PM until approximately 1:30PM?
I have everyone of every vocal range sing all the same parts (in the octave of their choice), then I edit those parts together to create the harmonies. To do this, I write all the parts within a single octave range of D to D. This way, all of the parts can be sung by all singers, either between D3-D4 or D4-D5. It essentially turns a 3-part harmony into 6 parts, which sounds very full.
In the past, I've had singers record themselves at home, one at a time, and I layered those recordings to create a "virtual choir." The process worked very well during covid-19 quarantine, but now we can safely record multiple voices together in the same room, and I'd love to try that.
Instead of a traditional choir harmonizing, we will record everyone singing in unison, for each part, and then I will layer those recordings to create harmony. I do it this way, because...