Who reads The Voice?
Nearly 2,000 choral leaders receive the Voice in print, and nearly 4,000 members receive it digitally. Music directors, chorus executive directors and administrators, composers, singers, board members, music businesses, arts organizations, and libraries are readers of the Voice magazine. The Voice is distributed as a benefit of Chorus America membership.
94 percent of readers rate the quality of content and level of writing in The Voice as good or excellent
50 percent save each copy for future reference
52 percent share their copies with at least 1 or more other people
Regular advertisers include tour companies, festivals and workshops, music publishers, composers, technology and equipment companies, and a broad range of choruses
2023-24 Publishing Schedule
The Voice will be published on a 3-issue schedule in 2023-24. Please find our advertising deadlines for the upcoming year below.
|Issue||Reservation Deadline||Artwork Due||Delivery Date|
|Fall/Winter 2023||October 6||October 25||Late November|
|Spring 2024||January 31||February 21||Mid March|
|Summer 2024||April 19||May 3||Early June|
Reserve Your Ad
Complete and submit the following reservation form to [email protected]:
Advertising rates for the Voice are among the most economical in the arts. Chorus America business, affiliate, and chorus members are eligible for substantial discounts. Place three ads throughout one year (see "3x Rate") to receive the lowest rates.
2023-24 Advertising Rates
*Color fee of $250 not included (except when noted for covers and center spread)
*Conference/Summer issue rate represented in parentheses ( )
|Page Size||3x Rate (per ad) *Members||1x Rate *Members||Nonmembers|
|Full Page||$1,010||$1,195 ($1,305)||$1,575 ($1,750)|
|2/3 Vertical||$730||$910 ($1,005)||$1,195 ($1,350)|
|1/2 Horizontal||$610||$705 ($780)||$895 ($995)|
|1/3 Vertical||$450||$550 ($625)||$675 ($750)|
|1/3 Square||$450||$550 ($625)||$675 ($750)|
|1/6 Vertical||$300||$325 ($375)||$425 ($465)|
|1/9 Vertical||$175||$190 ($220)||$225 ($275)|
|Covers color included||$1,525||$1,775 ($1,950)||$2,055 ($2,250)|
|Center Spread color included||$1,775||$2,100 ($2,325)||$2,570 ($2,800)|
Additional fee of $250 added to space rate, except for covers and center spread.
Conference Issue Pricing
In addition to its mailing circulation, the Conference/Summer Issue of the Voice is distributed to all attendees of the Chorus America Conference. Pricing for 1x reservations in the Conference/Summer issue shown in parentheses ( ).
Pre-payment for 3x Contracts
Get 5% off your total ad space costs by pre-paying for all three ad insertions of a year when your order is placed.
Download a one-page summary of our advertising rates and opportunities:
Full Page with Bleed
8.75" w x 11.25" h
Full Page No Bleed
7.5" w x 10" h
4.75" w x 9.75" h
7.5" w x 4.75" h
4.75" w x 4.75" h
2.5" w x 9.75" h
|1/6 Vertical 2.5" w x 4.75" h||1/9 Vertical 2.5" w x 3" h|
Inside Front or Inside Back Cover with Bleed
8.75" w x 11.25" h
Inside Front or Inside Back Cover No Bleed
7.5" w x 10" h
Back Cover with Bleed
8.75" w x 8.875" h
Back Cover No Bleed
7.5" w x 7.75" h
Center Spread Options
Center Spread with Bleed
17.25" w x 11.25" h
Center Spread No Bleed
16" w x 10" h
Ads MUST be submitted according to the specifications outlined above—advertiser is responsible for design fees incurred adjusting ads to fit published specifications.
Color: Non-color ads, including logos and images used within the ad, MUST be black & white; 4-color ads must be in CMYK. No RGB or spot color art accepted.
Digital Requirements: Minimum resolution of 300 dpi. Preferred format is press-quality PDF, TIFF, or JPEG. Advertiser is responsible for resolution quality of ad submitted. Ads also accepted in MAC format: InDesign CS3, Illustrator CS3, and Photoshop CS3. PC files accepted in Illustrator with fonts converted to outlines. Other PC formats may require font substitution. All placed images, fonts, and file specifications must be included.
Trim size: 8.5" x 11"
A Note about Bleed Ads: Sizes above include 0.125" bleed on all sides. All non-bleeding information, such as type and logos, should be within 0.25" from the trim edge. Bleed must be included on artwork and crop marks offset by 0.125".