Community Engagement

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

'Making the Case' Tool: Choral Singing and Student Achievement Fact Sheet

In the 21st century, America’s manufacturing-driven economy is being replaced by a creative economy. President Obama is calling for a “complete and competitive education” to ensure our place in the global economy. How do the arts—and choral music specifically—help prepare our students to meet these challenges?

The Power of "With"

Choruses bring diverse people together to make beautiful music and offer us a much-needed antidote to the "i" epidemic.

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Singing in the Schools: Putting Education in Chorus DNA

Winner of Chorus America’s 2010 Education Outreach Award, Chanticleer demonstrates how to grow an education program that touches the lives of the next generation of singers

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Choral Consortiums and the Local Advantage

Chorus America contacted representatives from about a dozen choral consortiums—umbrella groups that promote regional information sharing and collaboration among choruses. Those who manage these consortiums were eager to tell us about the advantages of collaboration, how they got started and why, and lessons they've learned along the way.

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Chorus Impact Study

How Children, Adults, and Communities Benefit from Choruses

Chorus America's landmark study on the impact of choral singers of all ages on the communities in which they live. The study tracks a marked increase in the number of singers across the USA, it also collects data on the impact of choral singing on children and youth for the first time.

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'Chorus Impact Study' Tool: Adaptable Op-Ed

Download this opinion piece to customize and submit to your local newspaper to help raise the profile of choruses in your area.

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Additional content: Ambassadors of Peace

Examples of concert programming that are designed on themes of peace or reconciliation. Partner piece to "How Choruses Have Become Ambassadors of Peace."

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Chorus America Research Memo

NEA's 2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts

Chorus America illustrates how the National Endowment for the Arts' release of a research memo to the 2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts relates to the 2009 Chorus Impact Study.

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