In the 21st century, America’s manufacturing-driven economy is being replaced by a creative economy. President Obama is calling for a “complete and competitive education” to ensure our place in the global economy. How do the arts—and choral music specifically—help prepare our students to meet these challenges?
Use this matrix as a worksheet to help formulate an action plan to support choral music in schools.
Conductor Kent Tritle talks about power of choral music to change the world, the importance of taking choral music "into the trenches," and how older singers can keep their voices healthy and strong over many years of singing.
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.
In a series of video lessons, soprano soloist and voice teacher Shauna Fallihee guides you in the essential steps to freeing your natural voice and singing with ease.
Are you tired of the same rehearsal warm-ups every week? Do you want to try some different exercises for a change? Sing along with the San Francisco Festival Chorale.
Chorus America's landmark study on the impact of choral singers of all ages on the communities in which they live. The study tracks a marked increase in the number of singers across the USA, it also collects data on the impact of choral singing on children and youth for the first time.
A PowerPoint presentation that summarizes the key findings and data points from the 2009 Chorus Impact Study.
A one-page handout summarizing the four key findings of the 2009 Chorus Impact Study.
Download this opinion piece to customize and submit to your local newspaper to help raise the profile of choruses in your area.
The key findings from the 2009 Chorus Impact Study.
A PowerPoint presentation that presents positive data about the impact of choral singing on children and youth, as reported in the 2009 Chorus Impact Study.