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    the advocacy, research, and leadership development organization for choruses, choral leaders, and singers.

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  • Morten Lauridsen and His Illuminating Impact

    In the last decade of the 20th century, the composer Morten Lauridsen wrote a series of pieces while serving a residency for the Los Angeles Master Chorale that have had a lasting and international impact. This year the choral world celebrates the 20th anniversary of the largest...Read More

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    Morten Lauridsen and His Illuminating Impact
  • Meet A Member: Jean Davidson, Los Angeles Master Chorale

    Jean Davidson does not have the background of a typical choral administrator. The Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC) president and CEO took the job—her first in the choral community—after working in theater, contemporary dance, and instrumental music, where she served as the...Read More

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    Meet A Member: Jean Davidson, Los Angeles Master Chorale
  • Understanding Audiences

    This August, Chorus America released the results of the first-ever systematic look at what moves and motivates the people who attend choral music concerts. In partnership with leading research and consulting firm WolfBrown, the Intrinsic Impact Audience Project worked with 23...Read More

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    Understanding Audiences
  • Making the First Hire

    Hiring your chorus’s first employee is an important step. Here’s how to make sure you get it right.Read More

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    Making the First Hire
An Interview with Vijay Gupta

06.02.17

An Interview with Vijay Gupta

Vijay Gupta is both a violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a dedicated advocate for the power of music to change lives and reconnect us to our shared humanity. In 2011, he founded Street Symphony, a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging musicians in performance and dialogue with marginalized communities of people experiencing poverty, homelessness and incarceration.  Read more

Meet A Member: Linda Kiracibasi, North Shore Country Day School

03.23.17

Meet A Member: Linda Kiracibasi, North Shore Country Day School

This month's 'Meet A Member' celebrates Music In Our Schools Month, which engages communities from around the country in promoting the benefits of high quality music education programs in schools. Read more

Supporting the Choral Ecosystem

03.09.17

Supporting the Choral Ecosystem

A first-of-its-kind convening highlights some promising ideas for helping the choral field thrive

When you stop to think about the ways people sing together, the diversity is breathtaking. Just a partial list includes community, school, collegiate, and church choruses, as well as gospel choirs, barbershop groups, contemporary a cappella ensembles, men’s choruses, and special mission groups like threshold choirs. Read more

Meet A Donor: Michael Pettry, Indianapolis Symphonic Choir

12.12.16

Meet A Donor: Michael Pettry, Indianapolis Symphonic Choir

Each month, Chorus America profiles one of our members in our Meet A Member interview series. To mark the season of giving, we changed things up a little bit for December and spoke to a Chorus America donor, Michael Pettry, executive director of the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, who has also been known to be generous with his time and talents. President & CEO Catherine Dehoney spoke to Michael about his latest work with the Symphonic Choir and what inspires him to give. Read more

Making the case for your school choir.