Making the First Hire

05.18.16

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

Beyond Outreach: Four Community Engagement Stories

05.03.16

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

Noteworthy: A Reminder that "Art Should Not Always Be Comfortable"

04.19.16

Noteworthy: A Reminder that "Art Should Not Always Be Comfortable"

A powerful piece based on the dying words of African-American men killed in police encounters is an opportunity to reflect on universal issues of love, loss, and our shared humanity. Read more

Practice, Practice, Practice

04.06.16

Practice, Practice, Practice

Choral conductors and singers share their own practicing best practices

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 time that the music deserves. Read more

Illuminating Early Music

02.11.16

Illuminating Early Music

When done right, these choral directors say, early music transcends its intimidating reputation and connects with audiences. Read more

Making the case for your school choir.