Community Engagement

Civic Engagement and Community Outreach have been used so interchangeably in our tagging that we propose using one tag: "Community Engagement" instead

A Winning Formula for Music Education in the Windy City

What are the essential elements of an education outreach program? We take a look at Music of the Baroque’s Strong Voices program, supporting promising young students and choral music in Chicago’s public high schools.

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There’s No Place Like Chorus for the Holidays

Instead of participating in a traditional holiday chorus concert this year, one singer finds community in a different sort of musical gathering.

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Making the Case for Your School Choir: An Advocacy Guide

Given the situation at the federal, state, and local levels, Chorus America developed this guide to help chart a path toward proactive advocacy on behalf of choral music education. Contains a step-by-step advocacy plan as well as research and statistics on the value of choral singing in school from more than 40 studies.

'Making the Case' Tool: A Parent's Advocacy Guide

The goal of this supplemental guide is to specifically help parents build a solid case for having choral music as part of the school curriculum. Working with your child’s teacher and other partners, use this information to encourage school boards and administrators to begin, revive, or expand your child’s school choral program.

'Making the Case' Tool: Partnerships Between Schools and Independent Youth Choirs

Chorus America’s member choruses all across North America are leading the way in working with school music programs to support, revive, or expand choral
music education. Here are some examples of how our members are creatively partnering with schools.

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