In Finland, people sing in choirs well into their golden years. Julene Johnson, PhD, a research professor at University of California, San Francisco, tells what she has learned about the importance of choral singing and healthy aging.
Research Memorandum Series No. 200.
A thorough and definitive compilation of resources in Renaissance and Baroque performance practice spanning, approximately, the past 70 years. This issue provides a broad yet in-depth overview of the manifold issues faced by choral conductors in preparing performances of music from these time periods.
Given the situation at the federal, state, and local levels, Chorus America developed this guide to help chart a path toward proactive advocacy on behalf of choral music education. Contains a step-by-step advocacy plan as well as research and statistics on the value of choral singing in school from more than 40 studies.
The top 10 reasons why choral singing is a great activity!
Use this matrix as a worksheet to help formulate an action plan to support choral music in schools.
A question-and-answer worksheet to help you expand your network of choral music supporters.
A PowerPoint template that you can adapt for use when making a presentation on the value of choral singing.
The goal of this supplemental guide is to specifically help parents build a solid case for having choral music as part of the school curriculum. Working with your child’s teacher and other partners, use this information to encourage school boards and administrators to begin, revive, or expand your child’s school choral program.
A list of useful quotes from influential leaders in support of the arts and choral music.
Chorus America’s member choruses all across North America are leading the way in working with school music programs to support, revive, or expand choral
music education. Here are some examples of how our members are creatively partnering with schools.