Who reads The Voice?
More than 2,500 North American choral leaders receive the Voice, including music directors, chorus executive directors and administrators, composers, singers, board members, music businesses, arts organizations, and libraries. The Voice is distributed as a benefit of Chorus America membership.
94 percent of readers rate the quality of content and level of writing in The Voice as good or excellent
50 percent save each copy for future reference
52 percent share their copies with at least 1 or more other people
Regular advertisers include tour companies, festivals and workshops, music publishers, composers, technology and equipment companies, and a broad range of choruses
2020-21 Publishing Schedule
The Voice will be published on a 3-issue schedule in 2020-21. Please find our advertising deadlines for the upcoming year below. For any questions on our advertising schedule, contact advertising and development associate KellyAnn Nelson.
|Issue||Reservation Deadline||Artwork Due|
|Fall/Winter 2020||October 16||October 20|
|Spring 2021||January 25||February 25|
|Summer 2021||April 15||May 15|
Place an Ad
To place an ad, download and submit our reservation form:
Mail: 1200 18th St. NW, Suite 1250, Washington, DC 20036
Advertising rates for the Voice are among the most economical in the arts. We offer a range of ad sizes, as well as both black & white and color options. Chorus America business, affiliate, and chorus members are eligible for substantial discounts. Place three ads throughout one year (see "3x Rate") to receive the lowest rates.
Additional fee of $250 added to space rate, except for covers and center spread.
Summer Issue Pricing
Pricing for 1x reservations in the Summer issue shown in parentheses ( ). In addition to its mailing circulation, the Summer Voice is distributed to all attendees of the Chorus America Conference.
Pre-payment for 3x Contracts
Get 5% off your total ad space costs by pre-paying for all three ad insertions of a year when your order is placed.
Download a one-page summary of our advertising rates and opportunities:
2020-21 Advertising Rates
|Page Size||3x Rate (per ad) *Members||1x Rate *Members||Nonmembers|
|Full Page||$1,010||$1,195 ($1,305)||$1,525 ($1,700)|
|2/3 Vertical||$730||$910 ($1,005)||$1,150 ($1,300)|
|1/2 Horizontal||$610||$705 ($780)||$855 ($950)|
|1/3 Vertical||$450||$550 ($625)||$655 ($715)|
|1/3 Square||$450||$550 ($625)||$635 ($715)|
|1/6 Vertical||$300||$325 ($375)||$395 ($425)|
|1/9 Vertical||$175||$190 ($220)||$210 ($250)|
|Covers color included||$1,525||$1,775 ($1,950)||$2,055 ($2,250)|
|Center Spread color included||$1,775||$2,100 ($2,325)||$2,570 ($2,800)|
|Full Page with Bleed 8.75" w x 11.25" h||Full Page No Bleed 7.5" w x 10" h|
|2/3 Vertical 4.75" w x 9.75" h||1/2 Horizontal 7.5" w x 4.75" h||1/3 Square 4.75" w x 4.75" h||1/3 Vertical 2.5" w x 9.75" h|
|1/6 Vertical 2.5" w x 4.75" h||1/9 Vertical 2.5" w x 3" h|
|Inside Front or Inside Back Cover with Bleed 8.75" w x 11.25" h||Inside Front or Inside Back Cover No Bleed 7.5" w x 10" h||Back Cover with Bleed 8.75" w x 8.875" h||Back Cover No Bleed 7.5" w x 7.75" h|
Center Spread Options
|Center Spread with Bleed 17.25" w x 11.25" h||Center Spread No Bleed 16" w x 10" h|
Ads MUST be submitted according to the specifications outlined above—advertiser is responsible for design fees incurred adjusting ads to fit published specifications.
Color: Non-color ads, including logos and images used within the ad, MUST be black & white; 4-color ads must be in CMYK. No RGB or spot color art accepted.
Digital Requirements: Minimum resolution of 300 dpi. Preferred format is press-quality PDF, TIFF, or JPEG. Advertiser is responsible for resolution quality of ad submitted. Ads also accepted in MAC format: InDesign CS3, Illustrator CS3, and Photoshop CS3. PC files accepted in Illustrator with fonts converted to outlines. Other PC formats may require font substitution. All placed images, fonts, and file specifications must be included.
Trim size: 8.5" x 11"
A Note about Bleed Ads: Sizes above include 0.125" bleed on all sides. All non-bleeding information, such as type and logos, should be within 0.25" from the trim edge. Bleed must be included on artwork and crop marks offset by 0.125".
Contact advertising and development associate KellyAnn Nelson at email@example.com or call 202-331-7577 x247.