Chorus America | Advocacy & Research https://www.chorusamerica.org/feed/term/%2A/rss.xml en General Compensation Report: Over $1,000,000 https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/general-compensation-report-over-1000000 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Chorus America captures compensation information for administrative and artistic leaders, singers, and accompanists through our Chorus Operations Survey, administered through a partnership with leading research organization DataArts. We provide compensation information for artistic and administrative leaders of choruses within general budget ranges, as well as accompanist and singer information in aggregate, to our members.</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/general-compensation-report-over-1000000#comments Advocacy & Research Management/Leadership Operations Research/Data member Keep Management Operations Research/Data Thu, 09 Aug 2018 21:18:13 +0000 Chorus America Staff 8884 at https://www.chorusamerica.org General Compensation Report: $500,000-$1,000,000 https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/general-compensation-report-500000-1000000 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Chorus America captures compensation information for administrative and artistic leaders, singers, and accompanists through our Chorus Operations Survey, administered through a partnership with leading research organization DataArts. We provide compensation information for artistic and administrative leaders of choruses within general budget ranges, as well as accompanist and singer information in aggregate, to our members.</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/general-compensation-report-500000-1000000#comments Advocacy & Research Management/Leadership Operations Research/Data member Keep Management Operations Research/Data Thu, 09 Aug 2018 21:14:23 +0000 Chorus America Staff 8883 at https://www.chorusamerica.org General Compensation Report: $250,00-$500,000 https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/general-compensation-report-25000-500000 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Chorus America captures compensation information for administrative and artistic leaders, singers, and accompanists through our Chorus Operations Survey, administered through a partnership with leading research organization DataArts. We provide compensation information for artistic and administrative leaders of choruses within general budget ranges, as well as accompanist and singer information in aggregate, to our members.</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/general-compensation-report-25000-500000#comments Advocacy & Research Management/Leadership Operations Research/Data member Keep Management Operations Research/Data Thu, 09 Aug 2018 21:11:59 +0000 Chorus America Staff 8882 at https://www.chorusamerica.org General Compensation Report: $100,000-$250,000 https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/general-compensation-report-100000-250000 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Chorus America captures compensation information for administrative and artistic leaders, singers, and accompanists through our Chorus Operations Survey, administered through a partnership with leading research organization DataArts. We provide compensation information for artistic and administrative leaders of choruses within general budget ranges, as well as accompanist and singer information in aggregate, to our members.</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/general-compensation-report-100000-250000#comments Advocacy & Research Management/Leadership Operations Research/Data member Keep Management Operations Research/Data Thu, 09 Aug 2018 21:09:47 +0000 Chorus America Staff 8881 at https://www.chorusamerica.org General Compensation Report: Up to $100,000 https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/general-compensation-report-100000 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Chorus America captures compensation information for administrative and artistic leaders, singers, and accompanists through our Chorus Operations Survey, administered through a partnership with leading research organization DataArts. We provide compensation information for artistic and administrative leaders of choruses within general budget ranges, as well as accompanist and singer information in aggregate, to our members.</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/general-compensation-report-100000#comments Advocacy & Research Management/Leadership Operations Research/Data member Keep Thu, 09 Aug 2018 21:05:13 +0000 Chorus America Staff 8880 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Chorus Operations Survey Report (2018) https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/chorus-operations-survey-report-2018 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>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.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>With the 2018 Chorus Operations Survey Report (COSR), this important resource begins a new chapter. Through a partnership with DataArts, the leading arts and culture research organization, the COSR is now an even more powerful tool.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/chorus-operations-survey-report-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/chorus-operations-survey-report-2018#comments Advocacy & Research Evaluation Management/Leadership Operations Research/Data public Keep Thu, 09 Aug 2018 20:01:05 +0000 Chorus America Staff 8879 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Vu Le on the Evolution of the Nonprofit Sector https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/vu-le-evolution-nonprofit-sector <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Nonprofit leader, humor blogger, and truth-teller. It’s a unique job description, but a perfect fit for Vu Le. Le is the executive director of Seattle-based social justice organization Rainier Valley Corps and the author of NonprofitAF.com, a blog that mixes pop culture and pictures of baby animals with candid insight into the current state of nonprofits.</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/vu-le-evolution-nonprofit-sector" 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/Vu%20Le%20Outside%20Unicorn_web.jpg" alt="" title="Vu Le" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In advance of his plenary on “Equity, Community, Art, and the Evolution of the Nonprofit Sector” at Chorus America’s Conference in Chicago, Le answered some questions about why he thinks nonprofits matter more today than ever—and why we need to change outdated philosophies and practices in order to unleash our full potential.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/vu-le-evolution-nonprofit-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/vu-le-evolution-nonprofit-sector#comments Advocacy & Research Management & Governance Diversity Governance Impact/Value Management/Leadership Profile Voice public Advocacy Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Governance Impact/Value Leadership Management Operations Profile Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:14:28 +0000 Chorus America Staff 8788 at https://www.chorusamerica.org EXIGENCE: A Vision Unfolding https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/exigence-vision-unfolding <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Expanding its work around issues of equity and inclusion in classical music, the Sphinx Organization has launched EXIGENCE, a new professional vocal ensemble made up of singers of color. What were the impulses that led to the creation of EXIGENCE? Why is this development important to the choral field?</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/exigence-vision-unfolding" 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/180202_3685%20Kevin%20Kennedy_web.jpg" alt="" title="EXIGENCE" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On February 2, a new professional vocal ensemble debuted at Detroit’s Hartford Memorial Baptist Church, one of the most iconic African American churches in the country. The performance was part of SphinxConnect, a national convening focused on diversity in the arts, and the venue was chosen for a reason. The ensemble, called EXIGENCE, is composed of black and Latinx singers.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/exigence-vision-unfolding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/exigence-vision-unfolding#comments Advocacy & Research Conducting & Performing Audiences Community Outreach Composing/Commissioning Conducting Diversity Impact/Value Innovation Performance Professional Repertoire Voice public Audiences Community Engagement Composing/Commissioning Conducting Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Impact/Value Innovation Professional Repertoire Tue, 19 Jun 2018 05:59:49 +0000 Eugene Holley Jr. 8787 at https://www.chorusamerica.org How Can Many Singers Speak with One Voice? https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/how-can-many-singers-speak-one-voice <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>More and more choruses are practicing advocacy inside the concert hall, representing social justice and community issues in their performances. What kinds of steps are they taking to ensure that singers are on the same page so that they can perform as a collective? </em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The impulse to lend singing voices to social causes is bound up in choral DNA. It surfaced in Dublin in 1742, when Handel donated proceeds from the premiere of <em>Messiah</em> to a debtors’ prison and hospital. Over the next 100 years in the American South, it rose again as African Americans created spirituals that gave voice to the struggle and heartache they experienced under slavery.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/how-can-many-singers-speak-one-voice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/how-can-many-singers-speak-one-voice#comments Advocacy & Research Community Outreach Diversity Impact/Value Participation Repertoire Singing Voice public Advocacy Community Engagement Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Impact/Value Keep Participation Singers Thu, 31 May 2018 21:01:30 +0000 Don Lee 8753 at https://www.chorusamerica.org How Do We Talk About the Value of the Arts? https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/how-do-we-talk-about-value-arts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>There are seemingly countless ways to make the case for the arts. The trick is knowing which ones are most effective. Leaders at five different arts organizations explain how they talk about the value of the arts, and how those messages are connecting with the audiences they are trying to reach. </em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p>For Alecia Kintner, it was a Mexican folk dancing class in an after-school program in Los Angeles. Jane Best credits growing up in Elkhart, Indiana, the “Band Instrument Capital of the World.” Anne Romens’ family held season tickets to the local children’s theater, and Carlton Turner remembers being mesmerized by the sound of his father’s singing voice.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/how-do-we-talk-about-value-arts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/how-do-we-talk-about-value-arts#comments Advocacy & Research Civic Engagement Community Outreach Diversity Impact/Value Participation Voice public Advocacy Community Engagement Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Impact/Value Keep Participation Thu, 31 May 2018 20:55:47 +0000 Maureen Simpson 8752 at https://www.chorusamerica.org