Activities undertaken by children and teens can profoundly influence the shape of their lives, and singing in a chorus is unusually powerful. Interviews with choral singers show that such early encounters grow into close, passionate relationships with music and choral singing, reflecting the positive influence that choral singing plays in bringing value, direction, and meaning to lives.
In 2003, Chorus America commissioned this ground-breaking study of the qualities of adult choral singers, as well as providing the first participation figures for choral singing.
Can we translate the good news of Chorus America's "chorus impact study" into larger audiences for choral music?
Whether affiliated or independent, symphony choruses travel many roads to success.