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Music Criticism Goes Digital

With the decline of print and the rise of digital media, the role of music criticism has changed. Veteran journalists share their thoughts on what the new landscape means for critics – and choruses.

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Communicating with Children/Youth Chorus Constituents Today

Social media, email, text messaging, and more. Within the changing landscape of technology and communication methods, how do leaders of children/youth choruses navigate the most effective strategies for maintaining communication with choristers, parents, and alumni?

A National Library of Men's Choral Music

As all-male colleges went coed in the 1970s, they left something important behind: their music. The Washington Men's Camerata is working to preserve this historic resource.

The Evolution of Choral Concerts: Creating Multisensory Experiences

No longer is choral music constrained to choristers standing on risers at the front of a church or concert hall. In recent years, the traditional format has evolved into multisensory, multimedia experiences.

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Creating a Conducting Video

An Essential Part of a Conductor's Portfolio

Videos play a vital role in advancing the careers of conductors today, both as self-evaluation tools and as a way to easily showcase skills to others. We explore two types of conducting videos, the guidelines to create them, and how to use them to enhance your career.

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Choral Music on the Radio

A New Blend

Today's radio programmers are moving past the bad rap of early research and experimenting with a richer mix of choral and vocal music.

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How Building a Website Can Transform an Organization

Chorus America set out to build a new website and it ended up reshaping our organization. Here's what we learned along the way.

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Navigating a Music Director Transition

An Online Seminar

Responding to survey data that revealed that 33% of responding conductors were founding directors that anticipated retiring from their ensembles within 5-10 years, Chorus America created this online seminar, Navigating a Music Director Transition. Packed full of video interviews with leaders in the field who have addressed this transition from all different roles (departing music director, incoming music director, board president, executive director, search committee member, etc.), as well as practical worksheets and tools, the 4-part seminar is a vital resource for any choruses anticipating an artistic change.

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Online Music Resources for Choral Singers

Looking for an obscure piece of music? The lyrics to a song in French? Sheet music for Handel's Messiah? These online resources will help you find what you need.

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