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August 26, 2011

This template shares the sections you would expect to see in a strategic plan document, including details of what to include in each section. 

August 26, 2011

This sample shows what a board membert agreement might look like. You can use this for new members or when members renew terms.

August 26, 2011

Use this template to outline the duties associated with your board chair or board president role.

August 27, 2009

Believing that the chorus was a corporate entity with a spirit of kinship, famed conductor Robert Shaw used the warm-up period to focus on matters of tuning, tone color, ensemble blend, acoustical conditions, and development of the dynamic palette. We've compiled several of his warm-ups.

June 25, 2021

Copyright and permissions have never been more relevant than they are right now, especially learning how to navigate the synchronization licenses necessary for online performances. This session will provide an overview of the basics, and highlight step by step instructions for securing sync licenses.

June 25, 2021

This session is an in-depth exploration of Seattle Pro Musica’s experience producing Pacific Voices, a program centered on the works of Asian and Asian American composers, first in 2009 and then again in 2019. Learn about the strategy, challenges, joys and unanticipated learning moments that happen when a chorus engages in cultural appreciation in an authentic and meaningful way, and grows in this work over a decade. Panelists representing artistic, administrative, and board perspectives discuss concert marketing, community engagement initiatives, funding opportunities, the concert experience, the post concert follow-up, and more, making this a conversation with entry points for all attendees

June 25, 2021

As choruses work towards reopening, there are many insurance-related questions to consider. How much coverage should your organization have and what should you expect it to cover? How do you determine if your current policies will respond to your new needs? Join Bob Middleton, Director of the Arts Insurance Program, as he explores how COVID-19 should play into your insurance planning. 

June 25, 2021

Singing communities can be spaces that cultivate cross-cultural learning for artists and singers. Join leaders Andrew Balfour, Nola Nahulu, and Jerod Tate as they discuss how their diverse indigenous heritages and identities as conductors, composers, and teachers of choral music aid in keeping cultural traditions alive. They spoke with moderator Karen Thomas about their experiences building meaningful relationships and collaborations, how mentorship has guided them, and how these practices foster community.

June 24, 2021

As we navigate the return to in-person singing and performing, fact-based, expert information is essential. This panel of doctors with experience advising performing arts organizations and choruses shared the latest updates in COVID developments and vaccination efforts (as of June 28, 2021). They also addressed questions about reopening plans and safety precautions that are specifically relevant to the choral field.

June 16, 2021

Broadcast June 16 starting at 8:00 PM Eastern, Voices Rising: A Choral Affirmation of Black Lives is a collaboration of 200 singers from 12 local choral organizations delivering a united artistic response to the murders of George Floyd and Daunte Wright that have placed the Twin Cities at the heart of our nation’s racial reckoning.

June 15, 2021

Join the choral community for Chorus America's 2021 Virtual Gala and Auction!

November 17, 2020

The Fall 2020 Chorus Survey collected data on the impact that COVID-19 continues to have on the choral field and how choruses are operating at this point in the pandemic. This report provides detailed information on the responses of children and youth choruses.

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