Operations

Subset of Management, refers specifically to logistics, insurance, etc.

Chorus America's annual survey of the operations of choruses, the Operations Survey Report includes more than 40 different analyses, from number of board meetings to board giving, from ticket pricing to chorus dues amounts, from accompanist pay practices to marketing efficiency. The 2011 report features data from the 2009-2010 season.

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The most effective choruses plan out their annual fundraising; use this outline as a starting place.

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Use this template as a guide for collecting useful information about new and returning singers during auditions.

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This Excel spreadsheet template provides a guideline for building a basic budget, including allocating expenses and income across the calendar year.

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A list of resources to help choruses provide reasonable accommodation in accordance with ADA regulations.

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Use this checklist to ensure that your chorus' by-laws include all the necessary components. (Canada only)

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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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Use these sample by-laws to get your new chorus off the ground, adding in any clauses required by your state legislation. (USA only)

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Use this template as a guide for your chorus.

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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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