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Music Director Search Audition Evaluation Form

Template for Evaluating Finalists

A rating form for singers to use when evaluating conductors who have been identified as finalists during a music director search.

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Choral Conductors Today: A Study

Chorus America interviewed more than 700 conductors about their career paths, levels of education, salary, job satisfaction, and more in 2005. The resulting data provides a profile of the "typical" choral conductor that may be surprising.

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Music Director Search Audition Evaluation Form

A Sample from the Dessoff Choirs

A rating form for singers to use when evaluating all potential conductors during a search.

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'Music Director Transition' Tool: Sample Search Timeline

A sample timeline to help with music director search planning.

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'Music Director Transition' Tool: Orientation Materials Checklist

A checklist of documents and organizational background to prepare for the incoming music director.

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'Music Director Transition' Tool: Developing a Communications Plan

A worksheet to help choruses communicate to all constituents in the event of an artistic founder transition.

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'Music Director Transition' Tool: Action Plan Matrix

A worksheet to help choruses plan for founding artistic leadership transitions.

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'Music Director Transition' Tool: 3 Key Transition Questions

Questions to answer as you begin a founding music director transition.

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'Music Director Transition' Tool: Where to Publicize the Search

A list of chorus- and arts-specific job boards.

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'Music Director Transition' Tool: Readiness Quiz

Is your chorus ready for a founder transition? This 9-question quiz will help you determine the answer.

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