Chorus America | Advocacy & Research https://www.chorusamerica.org/feed/term/%2A/rss.xml en "Gonna Make This Place Your Home" Concert with Jerusalem Youth Chorus https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/gonna-make-place-your-home-concert-jerusalem-youth-chorus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kogod Arts Center Sidwell Friends </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sidwell Friends </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-conductor"> <div class="field-label">Conductor / Keynote Speaker:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Joan Gregoryk/John Touchton/Micah Hendler </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Do not miss this unique concert with <a href="https://www.facebook.com/jerusalemyouthchorus" data-gt="&quot;WebEventPublicProdFeedPermalinkController&quot;}">The Jerusalem Youth Chorus</a> on tour in the US. Combined concert with Children's Chorus of Washington's France Tour Chorus and Sidwell Friends Chamber Chorus.</p> <p><strong>June 24th, 7pm at Sidwell Friends Kogod Arts Center - Meeting room.</strong></p> <p><em>Free concert (limited seating) with reservation&nbsp;</em> <a href="http://www.jyc.eventbrite.com" target="_blank">www.jyc.eventbrite.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">24 Jun 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-time"> <div class="field-label">Start Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 7:00 pm </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/gonna-make-place-your-home-concert-jerusalem-youth-chorus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/gonna-make-place-your-home-concert-jerusalem-youth-chorus#comments For Singers Advocacy & Research Conducting & Performing Adults/Seniors Audiences Children/Youth Civic Engagement Conducting Diversity Education Families General Innovation Participation Performance Singing Concert Thu, 04 Jun 2015 20:38:45 +0000 Children's Chorus of Washington - Sophie Maupoil 5431 at https://www.chorusamerica.org International Barbershop Convention https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/international-barbershop-convention <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pittsburgh, PA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Barbershop Harmony Society&#039;s top 110 Quartets &amp; Choruses </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://barbershopconvention.com/pittsburgh" title="http://barbershopconvention.com/pittsburgh">http://barbershopconvention.com/pittsburgh</a></p> <p>Plus over 100 Harmony University classes to attend:</p> <p><a href="http://barbershopconvention.com/harmony-university" title="http://barbershopconvention.com/harmony-university">http://barbershopconvention.com/harmony-university</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-start">30 Jun 2015</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">04 Jul 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/international-barbershop-convention#comments For Singers Advocacy & Research Conducting & Performing Education & Training Management & Governance Adults/Seniors Audiences Children/Youth Civic Engagement Community Outreach Composing/Commissioning Conducting Diversity Education Evaluation Families General Health Impact/Value Innovation Legal/Licensing Management/Leadership Marketing/Public Relations Participation Performance Rehearsal Repertoire Schools Singing Social Media Technique/Tool Technology Venue Volunteer Mon, 18 May 2015 15:34:36 +0000 Marty Monson 5381 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Bella Voce "Tapestry of Song" Concert https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/bella-voce-tapestry-song-concert <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Burlington, VT </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bella Voce Women&#039;s Chorus of Vermont </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-conductor"> <div class="field-label">Conductor / Keynote Speaker:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dawn Willis, Artistic Director </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Bella Voce's Tapestry of Song concerts weave together a variety of rich poetry written by William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, Lord Byron, and James Joyce with vibrant melodies and harmonies by Johannes Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, Gabriel Faure and Eric Whitacre.<br /> &nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">16 May 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-time"> <div class="field-label">Start Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8:00 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p>Bella Voce's Tapestry of Song concerts weave together a variety of rich poetry written by William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, Lord Byron, and James Joyce with vibrant melodies and harmonies by Johannes Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, Gabriel Faure and Eric Whitacre</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/bella-voce-tapestry-song-concert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/bella-voce-tapestry-song-concert#comments Advocacy & Research Concert Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:58:42 +0000 Vikki Day 5331 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Big Things Can Happen in Small Places https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/big-things-can-happen-small-places <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In 2014, the Chorus of Westerly won more than $1 million in Rhode Island state funds to support the renovation of its historic performance hall. Here’s how they did it. &nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-feature-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/advocacy-research/big-things-can-happen-small-places" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198 imagecache-linked imagecache-int_carousel_304_198_linked"><img src="https://www.chorusamerica.org/system/files/imagecache/int_carousel_304_198/featured/cow%201.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Chorus of Westerly is one of less than ten choral organizations in the country that owns its performance hall. Built in 1886, The George Kent Performance Hall, formerly the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, is considered by many to be one of the finest small concert halls in New England.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/big-things-can-happen-small-places" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/big-things-can-happen-small-places#comments Advocacy & Research Finance Government/Policy Impact/Value Participation public Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:43:37 +0000 Kelsey Menehan 5049 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Forbidden Voice @ Congregation Kol Ami, West Hollywood https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/forbidden-voice-congregation-kol-ami-west-hollywood <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 1200 North La Brea Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90038 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vox Femina Los Angeles </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-conductor"> <div class="field-label">Conductor / Keynote Speaker:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dr. Iris Levine and Composer Eric Banks </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;<br /> Their behavior is improper; their books are banned; their love is illicit. Authors, artists and poets ostracized for not conforming are celebrated as we give voice to their incredible accomplishments during this concert.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Highlights include a new work by Eric Banks, which chronicles the life of Russia’s first openly lesbian poet, Sophia Parnok.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">15 Mar 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-time"> <div class="field-label">Start Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 3:00 pm </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;<br /> Join us for an emotional and entertaining evening as we take on all forms of censorship the Vox way. Be prepared: decorum and propriety may go out the window.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/forbidden-voice-congregation-kol-ami-west-hollywood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/forbidden-voice-congregation-kol-ami-west-hollywood#comments For Singers Advocacy & Research Conducting & Performing Education & Training Adults/Seniors Audiences CA News Children/Youth Civic Engagement Community Outreach Composing/Commissioning Conducting Diversity Education Families General Impact/Value Performance Repertoire Schools Singing Social Media Venue Volunteer Concert Wed, 04 Feb 2015 23:41:17 +0000 Vox Femina Los Angeles 5017 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Chorus Operations Survey Report (2014) https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/chorus-operations-survey-report-2014 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Chorus America's annual survey of the operations of choruses, the <em>Chorus Operations Survey Report</em> includes more than 30 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 2014 report features data from the 2012-2013 season.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3>Apologies, but you don't have permission to view this page.</h3><p>Thanks for your interest. You must have a site user account to view this content.</p><p>Please log in (above right), <a href="/user/register">create a site user account</a> or <a href="/join">become a member</a> for access.</p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/chorus-operations-survey-report-2014#comments Advocacy & Research Management & Governance Evaluation Management/Leadership Operations Research/Data site user Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:59:34 +0000 Roland Kushner 4839 at https://www.chorusamerica.org A Downton Abbey Christmas https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/downton-abbey-christmas-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Minneapolis, MN </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Oratorio Society of Minnesota </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-conductor"> <div class="field-label">Conductor / Keynote Speaker:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Matthew Mehaffey </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Join us for a Downton Abbey Christmas and "C<em>elebrate the Seasons</em>"!</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">13 Dec 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-time"> <div class="field-label">Start Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 7:30 pm </div> </div> </div> <p>Inspired by the overwhelming popularity of last season’s Music of Downton Abbey concert and anticipating Season 5 of the PBS television drama, we return to the Gothic splendor of Saint Mark’s Cathedral for a program of post-Edwardian English choral and orchestral music for Christmas.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/downton-abbey-christmas-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/downton-abbey-christmas-0#comments For Singers Advocacy & Research Conducting & Performing Education & Training Adults/Seniors Audiences Composing/Commissioning Conducting Education Families General History Impact/Value Innovation Participation Performance Repertoire Singing Concert Sat, 27 Sep 2014 15:28:06 +0000 dhcfielding 4640 at https://www.chorusamerica.org A Downton Abbey Christmas https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/downton-abbey-christmas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Minneapolis, MN </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Oratorio Society of Minnesota </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-conductor"> <div class="field-label">Conductor / Keynote Speaker:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Matthew Mehaffey </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;<br /> Inspired by the overwhelming popularity of last season’s "Music of Downton Abbey" concert and anticipating Season 5 of the PBS television drama, we return to the Gothic splendor of Saint. Mark’s Cathedral for a program of post-Edwardian English choral and orchestral music for Christmas. "Lady Alice - Duchess of Kirkwood" &nbsp;returns to provide the history of each piece and pair each selection with memorable events from the story line of the "Downton Abbey" series.<br /> We invite you to come and "<em>Celebrate the Seasons</em>" with us!</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">13 Dec 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-time"> <div class="field-label">Start Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 7:30 pm </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>PROGRAM</strong></p> <p>Downton Abbey Suite(Orchestra)John Lunn</p> <p>Welcome, Yule!C.H.H. Parry</p> <p>Once in Royal David's City (Hymn Tune: IRBY)Henry J. Gauntlett</p> <p>The Holly and the Ivy (from "Bethlehem")Rutland Boughton</p> <p>Terly, TerlowGustav Holst</p> <p>What Sweeter Music ("Noble Numbers", op. 28)Sir Henry Walford Davies</p> <p>Hallelujah Chorus ("Messiah")George Frideric Handel</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/downton-abbey-christmas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/downton-abbey-christmas#comments For Singers Advocacy & Research Conducting & Performing Education & Training Audiences Composing/Commissioning Conducting Education Families General History Impact/Value Innovation Marketing/Public Relations Performance Professional Recruitment Repertoire Research/Data Singing Concert Sat, 27 Sep 2014 15:06:36 +0000 dhcfielding 4639 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Building Community While Doing Research: the Community of Voices Senior Choir Project https://www.chorusamerica.org/singers/building-community-while-doing-research-community-voices-senior-choir-project <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A research project about the impact of choir participation on seniors&#039; health builds momentum for lifelong singing. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-feature-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/singers/building-community-while-doing-research-community-voices-senior-choir-project" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198 imagecache-linked imagecache-int_carousel_304_198_linked"><img src="https://www.chorusamerica.org/system/files/imagecache/int_carousel_304_198/featured/IMG_3759.JPG" alt="" title="Community of Voices at the Mission Community Center" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On an early spring day in San Francisco, a choir of seniors, wearing bright yellow stoles and smiles to match, takes the stage at the Community Music Center. Soon the singers are swaying to familiar Spanish-language folk songs and singing with growing assurance—urged on by their energetic conductor Martha Rodriguez-Salazar and accompanist Jennifer Peringer.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/singers/building-community-while-doing-research-community-voices-senior-choir-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/singers/building-community-while-doing-research-community-voices-senior-choir-project#comments For Singers Advocacy & Research Adults/Seniors Civic Engagement Community Outreach Diversity Health Research/Data Singing public Thu, 29 May 2014 18:47:54 +0000 Kelsey Menehan 4323 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Princeton Pro Musica Presents a Symposium on Handel’s "Israel in Egypt" https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/princeton-pro-musica-presents-symposium-handel%E2%80%99s-israel-egypt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Princeton, NJ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Princeton Pro Musica </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-conductor"> <div class="field-label">Conductor / Keynote Speaker:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dr. Andrew Megill, Dr. Wendy Heller, Dr. Joyce Irwin, Dr. Ryan James Brandau </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;<br /> Princeton Pro Musica will hold a symposium panel discussion prior to its May concert of great music by G.F. Handel, featuring the oratorio <em>Israel In Egypt</em>. The free symposium will be held at the Princeton Public Library, Princeton, on <strong>Monday, April 28 at 7:00pm</strong>. No tickets are required.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">28 Apr 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-time"> <div class="field-label">Start Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 7:00pm </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/princeton-pro-musica-presents-symposium-handel%E2%80%99s-israel-egypt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/princeton-pro-musica-presents-symposium-handel%E2%80%99s-israel-egypt#comments Advocacy & Research Education & Training Adults/Seniors Audiences Civic Engagement Community Outreach Education General History Conference/Seminar Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:01:38 +0000 Princeton Pro Musica 4191 at https://www.chorusamerica.org