Chorus America | Advocacy & Research https://www.chorusamerica.org/feed/term/%2A/rss.xml en 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 The Changing Grammar of Community Engagement https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/changing-grammar-community-engagement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Past Imperfect, Present Future </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If arts organizations want to stay relevant, the time has come to get serious about building connections with the wealth of creative activity in our communities.</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/changing-grammar-community-engagement" 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/Untitled.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Although the quote is his, it doesn’t take an Einstein to realize that doing the same thing over and over while expecting different results is insanity. By that standard, we must admit that for several decades, the community engagement practices of America’s arts organizations have been close to insane.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/changing-grammar-community-engagement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/changing-grammar-community-engagement#comments Advocacy & Research Education & Training Community Outreach Impact/Value Voice public Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:56:03 +0000 Eric Booth 4093 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Diversity: Necessary, But Not Sufficient https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/diversity-necessary-not-sufficient <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Talking about diversity is nothing new to us in the arts and cultural world. But to realize the fruits of these conversations, we need to move beyond the idea of diversity to a deeper level of understanding and respect for ourselves and others.&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/diversity-necessary-not-sufficient" 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/DavidHowse.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>With the seismic shifts in the demographics of our nation, our cities and our communities, issues of diversity are ever important. Talking about diversity is nothing new to us in the arts and cultural world. Nevertheless, the fruits of our work around this issue have not been fully realized.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/diversity-necessary-not-sufficient" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/diversity-necessary-not-sufficient#comments Advocacy & Research Diversity Impact/Value public Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:34:10 +0000 David C. Howse 4103 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Celebrating Music in Our Schools Month https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/celebrating-music-our-schools-month <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>March is Music In Our Schools Month—a great time to highlight the importance of comprehensive music education for all young people. Need a little inspiration? Here is a collection of Chorus America resources and helpful links from around the web.</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/celebrating-music-our-schools-month" 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/144846_7958.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <h3>Chorus America Resources</h3> <ul> <li><a href="/advocacy-research/making-case-your-school-choir-advocacy-guide" target="_blank">Making the Case for Your School Choir: An Advocacy Guide</a> A toolkit to help you chart a path toward proactive advocacy on behalf of choral music education.</li> </ul><p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/celebrating-music-our-schools-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/celebrating-music-our-schools-month#comments Advocacy & Research Impact/Value Schools Singing public Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:35:55 +0000 Lauren Rosenthal 4062 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Great Choral Masterpieces https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/great-choral-masterpieces <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2315 N. Parham Road, Richmond, VA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Richmond Choral Society </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"> Markus Compton </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We asked for your favorites and now we present a wonderful concert of beloved choral anthems from across the centuries. From Palestrina through Mozart, to contemporary genius, Morten Lauridsen, Richmond Choral Society will thrill you with the beauty of these choral masterpieces. <a href="http://www.richmondchoralsociety.org" title="www.richmondchoralsociety.org">www.richmondchoralsociety.org</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">23 Mar 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"> 4 PM </div> </div> </div> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/great-choral-masterpieces#comments For Singers Advocacy & Research Conducting & Performing Adults/Seniors Audiences Awards CA News Careers Children/Youth Civic Engagement Community Outreach Composing/Commissioning Conducting Diversity Education Evaluation Families Finance Fundraising General Governance Government/Policy Health History Impact/Value Innovation Legal/Licensing Management/Leadership Marketing/Public Relations Networking Operations Participation Performance Professional Profile Recruitment Rehearsal Repertoire Research/Data Sample/Template Schools Science Singing Social Media Strategic Planning Symphonic Technique/Tool Technology Venue Volunteer Concert Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:07:39 +0000 Nan Hall 4022 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Trendspotting: What’s On the Horizon for Choruses https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/trendspotting-what%E2%80%99s-horizon-choruses <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>What are the trends, challenges, and opportunities that are shaping choruses and choral music? A panel of leaders in the field weighs in.</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/trendspotting-what%E2%80%99s-horizon-choruses" 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/123123123123.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>There are many reasons to be optimistic about the future of choruses and choral music. Millions of people in the U.S. report that they sing in a chorus. <em>A cappella</em> groups are exploding on college campuses. Television programs like <em>Glee</em>, <em>The Voice</em>, and <em>The Choir</em> showcase the power of singing.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/trendspotting-what%E2%80%99s-horizon-choruses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/trendspotting-what%E2%80%99s-horizon-choruses#comments Advocacy & Research Composing/Commissioning General Impact/Value Performance Repertoire Schools Singing Technology Voice public Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:14:18 +0000 Kelsey Menehan 3786 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Chorus Operations Survey Report (2013) https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/chorus-operations-survey-report-2013 <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 2013 report features data from the 2011-2012 season.</p> <p>If you are interested in learning more about the survey's findings and other critical arts research, you can find Chorus America's latest webinar, "Research Your Chorus Should Know About!" on-demand <a href="/node/3755" target="_blank">here</a>.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3>Apologies, but you don't have permission to view this page.</h3><p>Thanks for your interest. You must be a Chorus America member (or derive membership benefits from your relationship to a member organization) to view this content.</p><p> If you are currently a member, please <a href="/user">log in or create a site user account</a> for access to members-only content. If you are not currently a member, We invite you to <a href="/join">join</a> to access all Chorus America&rsquo;s resources and benefits.</p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/chorus-operations-survey-report-2013#comments Advocacy & Research Evaluation Management/Leadership Operations Research/Data member Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:35:53 +0000 Roland Kushner 3753 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Stories from Anthracite Fields https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/stories-anthracite-fields <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Philadelphia, PA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and First Person Arts </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"> Alan Harler </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Get to know the anthracite miners and their families through this unique story event with First Person Arts and Mendelssohn Club.</p> <p>Barbara Powell, a coal miner’s daughter<br /> Tom Supey, Jr., a third-generation miner<br /> Laurie McCants, Director of Hard Coal and Bloomburg Theater Ensemble Member<br /> Julia Wolfe, Composer<br /> Alan Harler, Artistic Director</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">06 Oct 2013</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"> 4pm </div> </div> </div> <p>Get to know the anthracite miners and their families through this unique story event with First Person Arts and Mendelssohn Club. As a part of our research for <em>Anthracite Fields</em> (to be premiered April 2014), composer Julia Wolfe and story facilitator Laurie McCants conducted numerous interviews digging in the coal mining lore.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/stories-anthracite-fields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/stories-anthracite-fields#comments Advocacy & Research Special Event Sun, 08 Sep 2013 21:32:58 +0000 Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia 3528 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Messiah...Refreshed Returns to Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center December 1 https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/messiahrefreshed-returns-avery-fisher-hall-lincoln-center-december-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New York, NY </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Distinguished Concerts International New York </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"> Jonathan Griffith, DCINY Artistic Director and Principal Conductor </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>MESSIAH…REFRESHED! RETURNS TO LINCOLN CENTER<br /> </strong>DCINY proudly ushers in the holiday season at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on Sunday, December 1 at 2:00pm with Thomas Beecham/Eugene Goossens's 1959 re-orchestration for full symphony orchestra of Handel's Messiah. Called a “radical rescoring” by the <em>New York Times</em>, this revamped version will fill the concert hall with the gloriously festive sounds of the beloved holiday masterpiece.</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">01 Dec 2013</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"> 2:00 PM </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>MESSIAH…REFRESHED! RETURNS TO LINCOLN CENTER&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/messiahrefreshed-returns-avery-fisher-hall-lincoln-center-december-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/messiahrefreshed-returns-avery-fisher-hall-lincoln-center-december-1#comments For Singers Advocacy & Research Conducting & Performing Education & Training Management & Governance Adults/Seniors Audiences Awards CA News Careers Children/Youth Civic Engagement Community Outreach Composing/Commissioning Conducting Diversity Education Evaluation Families Finance Fundraising General Governance Government/Policy Health History Impact/Value Innovation Legal/Licensing Management/Leadership Marketing/Public Relations Networking Operations Participation Performance Professional Profile Recruitment Rehearsal Repertoire Research/Data Sample/Template Schools Science Singing Social Media Strategic Planning Symphonic Technique/Tool Technology Venue Concert Wed, 28 Aug 2013 19:43:29 +0000 andrea@DCINY.org 3485 at https://www.chorusamerica.org The Evolution of GLBT Choruses https://www.chorusamerica.org/singers/evolution-glbt-choruses <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Today's GLBT choruses continue to be places to unite in common causes, but their perspectives have changed along with the times.</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="/singers/evolution-glbt-choruses" 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_1557.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>“If you want to sing, join a chorus. If you want to change the world, join a gay chorus.” Robin Godfrey, executive director of the Gay and Lesbian Association of Choruses (GALA Choruses), attributes that rallying cry to Gary Miller, a founder of the New York Gay Men’s Chorus.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/singers/evolution-glbt-choruses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/singers/evolution-glbt-choruses#comments For Singers Advocacy & Research Civic Engagement Diversity History Impact/Value Performance Voice public Thu, 20 Jun 2013 19:40:08 +0000 Don Lee 3204 at https://www.chorusamerica.org