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

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  • 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
  • Beyond Outreach: Four Community Engagement Stories

    Choral music has a unique power to touch hearts and souls – but how can choruses leverage that power to impact their communities? These four stories provide some answers. Read More

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    Beyond Outreach: Four Community Engagement Stories
  • Practice, Practice, Practice

    What does it take to get to Carnegie Hall? Or to a memorable choral performance? Everyone knows the answer. But many are the music scores that sit unattended in car trunks between rehearsals. And many are the frustrated choral conductors who wish their singers would put in the...Read More

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    Practice, Practice, Practice
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

Vocal Hacks

11.17.16

Vocal Hacks

Every conductor, singer or voice teacher needs a few good vocal hacks. No, we’re not talking mediocre singers; we’re borrowing from the tech world where Merriam-Webster defines a hack as a “creative solution to a computer hardware or programming problem or limitation.” Read more

Making the case for your school choir.