Use this contract to help clarify expectations for your hired soloists.
This sample contract provides a template as you incorporate a partnership with an orchestra.
Now more than ever, it’s important for choruses to understand their rights and responsibilities regarding the use of published music. New technologies are changing the way organizations purchase and use copyrighted materials. To complement a session at the 2018 Chorus America Conference, five music publishers talk about the key questions they are facing.
Securing the rights to perform, commission, record or distribute music is an enduring and evolving landscape for choruses. Composer Abbie Betinis will explain each of the different types of rights relevant to choruses, how to secure those rights, their importance to composers, and how evolving technology plays a role.
Distributing music online is an opportunity to reach more listeners, but the wide variety of platforms can be confusing. Consider these questions to help your chorus chart the right path.
A comprehensive evaluation tool for choruses that addresses nine areas: organizational purpose, programs & evaluation, governance, planning, fundraising, financial stability & transparency, marketing & public relations, human resources, and operations & facilities. Each section's questions are organized from legal minimums to best practices.
Securing the rights to perform, commission, record, or distribute music gets more complicated with every technological advance—here are basic guidelines to keep your chorus on the right side of legal.
A list of resources to help choruses provide reasonable accommodation in accordance with ADA regulations.
Use this checklist to ensure that your chorus' by-laws include all the necessary components. (Canada only)
Use this policy template to ensure that your chorus is in compliance with tax requirements.