Questions to answer as you begin a founding music director transition.
A worksheet to help choruses plan for founding artistic leadership transitions.
Slides from Chorus America's webinar on ways to build your individual donor base. (Webinar available separately.)
Chorus America presents data on the current state of philanthropy and provides guidance on building a strong individual donor base. (PowerPoint slides available separately.)
A how-to handout developed as part of the "To Tweet or Not To Tweet" presentation at the 2010 Conference.
"To Tweet or Not ToTweet," a PowerPoint presentation on how to develop a social media strategy for your chorus given at the 2010 Conference.
The 2010 survey reports on operations data from the 2008-2009 season. An excellent benchmarking tool.
Research Memorandum Series No. 198
A speech by Russell Willis Taylor of National Arts Strategies that addresses ways to turn times of organizational and environmental crisis into growth and creative thinking opportunities. Delivered at the 2010 Conference.
Paul Hogle, Executive Vice President of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, addresses strategies to successfully cultivate individual donors in this PowerPoint presentation, originally given at the 2010 Conference.
Resources from a presentation given by David Styers of BoardSource at the 2010 Conference.
Handel’s practice of borrowing from other composers allows us the opportunity to probe into the great composer’s style and creative thought processes. A number of scholars have shown without question that the majority of Handel’s borrowings transform his source materials into new creations entirely his own. But what does “entirely his own” really mean?