Members-only content and tools
Open access to a vast array of online articles, professional tools, and resources only available to members, including Navigating a Music Director Transition, our groundbreaking online seminar addressing the challenges of leadership changes in choruses. The lock icon is the sign that only you as a member can access the content you see!
Moreover, be part of the Dialogue in each of our five topic areas—Advocacy & Research, Education & Training, Management & Governance, Conducting & Performing, and For Singers—, comment on articles, and submit your news to Member News.
Subscription to The Voice
Chorus America's award-winning quarterly magazine with in-depth interviews and profiles, chorus news and activities, opinion and commentary, board leadership strategies, successful marketing and fundraising techniques, and advice on artistic issues.
Making the Case for Your School Choir: An Advocacy Guide
Free access to Making the Case and its many advocacy tools, including an annotated bibliography and a customizable PowerPoint presentation. This guide is designed to help educators and their supporters become proactive advocates for choral music education.
Chorus America staff at your service
Individualized and friendly assistance from the Chorus America staff to help answer your questions and track down information you need in a timely fashion.
Networking and personal contacts
Access to leaders in the choral field at Chorus America events; personalized advice in one-on-one Buttonhole Consultations at the Annual Conference.
Annual Conference registration discount
A substantial registration discount to Chorus America's four-day Annual Conference, featuring high-quality plenary and breakout sessions with nationally renowned speakers and practitioners, concerts by leading choruses from the area, in-depth professional development seminars, expert consultations, peer-group meetings, and countless networking opportunities.
Skillbuilding through professional development programs
- Conducting Masterclasses: Opportunities for choral conductors to work with master teachers and coaches/mentors on skills to help them meet challenges beyond their university training, as well as the non-musical responsibilities of being a conductor.
- Chorus Management Institutes: Registration discounts to our Chorus Management Institute (CMI), a three-day intensive workshop that gives participants tools, strategies, and a professional network they can put to immediate use. Practical seminars on strategic thinking and planning, governance and board development, communications and marketing, and fundraising.
Subscriptions to scholarly journals
Significant member discounts on publications such as The Chorus Leadership Guide and Conductors Count: What Chorus Boards, Music Directors and Administrators Need to Know.
Chorus Operations Survey Report
Members-only access to the annual Chorus Operations Survey Report, an industry-wide survey of choral activities that provides statistics about the field and answers frequently asked questions about organizational structure, finances, repertoire, education programs, boards of directors, and personnel.
Access to group health and dental insurance (depending on state of residence) through the Open Arts Network administered by Fractured Atlas.