THE J. W. PEPPER BLOG | DELIVERING MUSIC SINCE 1876

THE J. W. PEPPER BLOG | DELIVERING MUSIC SINCE 1876

THE J. W. PEPPER BLOG | DELIVERING MUSIC SINCE 1876

Tacoma Refugee Choir, A Welcoming Space for All – Interview with Erin Guinup

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J.W. Pepper sat down for an interview with Erin Guinup, the founding Executive and Artistic Director of the Tacoma Refugee Choir. TRC is a non-auditioned choir for refugees, immigrants, and friends seeking belonging within a new community. Based in Tacoma, Washington, the organization is committed to creating safe spaces for authentic expression and healing through music, song, and dance. In its first eight years, the choir has welcomed over 800 members from 70+ countries and performed for over 50,000 people at community, educational, and government events, including the National ACDA Conference in 2023. In this interview, Erin shares stories about the impact of the choir, how she approaches music selection for a diverse group, effective rehearsal techniques, and more.
Visit the Tacoma Refugee Choir website: https://tinyurl.com/2zyr3pdp
 
Read the blog “Vocal Belting 101: How to Help Your Students Use Their Full Voice” with Erin Guinup: https://tinyurl.com/yp6uv9ud
 
Shop multicultural choir sheet music: https://tinyurl.com/5d8my4fk
 
Shop all community and collegiate choir sheet music: https://tinyurl.com/3mywdbas
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