Check out Production Magazine’s article giving a behind-the-scenes look at the North Central “Descants” and their pirate themed show. It’s a good resource for new directors that may be unsure how all the various parts of show design fit together. (Fun fact: the Descants were the very first choir I ever arranged for.) You can read the piece HERE.
When writing a choral arrangement, variety is more complicated than complexity. That variety encompasses not just melody and harmony, but also voicing and timbre. As