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August 9, 2018

Our Chorus Operations Survey is the most comprehensive source of data available on choruses and the choral field. The information gathered helps choruses make better decisions about programming, budgeting, staffing, and other management practices.

September 5, 2017

Understanding more about choral conducting as an occupation can help choral conductors plan their careers and choral leaders make better decisions. This report uses data drawn from the survey responses of more than 600 conductors to examine conductors' career paths, training, responsibilities, salaries, and more.

The full report highlights both important challenges and reasons to feel confident about the health of the profession, as well as updating and tracking data from Chorus America's first choral conductor survey over a decade ago.

November 14, 2016

Chorus America's annual survey of the operations of choruses, the Chorus Operations Survey Report includes more than 45 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 2016 report features data from the 2014-2015 season, as well as a new series on board terms and director term limits.

August 23, 2016

The Intrinsic Impact Audience Project is the first-ever systematic study of choral music audiences. The results shed light on what moves and motivates the people who attend choral music performances. In partnership with leading research and consulting firm WolfBrown, Chorus America has made the study and the surveying tools used available to the field to help all choruses create meaningful and engaging experiences for their communities.

August 23, 2016

 
The Intrinsic Impact Audience Project is the first-ever systematic study of choral music audiences. The results shed light on what moves and motivates the people who attend choral music performances. In partnership with leading research and consulting firm WolfBrown, Chorus America has made the study and the surveying tools used available to the field to help all choruses create meaningful and engaging experiences for their communities.

December 15, 2015

Use this singer information form template to gather information during the audition process. 

December 15, 2015

Use this fundraising plan template to build overall goals for your organization and to clarify specific goals for foundation, government, corporate, and individual funding. 

December 15, 2015

This detailed succession plan template walks you through the process of selecting a new executive director. It offers best-practices, a step-by-step guide and templates for important documents.

December 15, 2015

This template can help in the creation or revision of organizational bylaws, specifically for organizations in the United States.

December 15, 2015

These questions can be used to help assess performance at the end of a board member's term. 

December 15, 2015

This sample administrative job description can help you define a new or existing role for an executive or managing director.

December 14, 2015

This sample contract template can be used to clarify expectations for a new or existing artistic leader.

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