Chorus Connection Blog

Author: Tori Cook

16 Ideas for Engaging Chorus Alumni

Tori Cook October 17, 2017
Even after leaving a chorus, many singers still want to stay involved with the organization. Consider these 16 ideas for engaging your chorus alumni!
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Memorization Tips for Learning Choral Music

Tori Cook October 13, 2017
Got a tricky piece of music to memorize? Check out these top memorization tips for learning choral music! (BONUS: Memorization Plan, Cindy arr. Mack Wilberg)
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How to Budget for Choir Management Software

Tori Cook October 06, 2017
In a dream world, we'd all have choir management software but often times we are stymied by limited funds. Here are seven creative ways you can budget for it!
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Why Do Choral Directors Do What They Do?

Tori Cook September 29, 2017
Being a choral director is a challenge. Yet still, we spend countless hours every week preparing for and teaching choir. So what keeps us doing what we do?
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The Solid Foundation for a Successful Singer Retention Program

Tori Cook September 21, 2017
Similar to good vocal production, a good singer retention program requires a solid foundation. Learn what that foundation looks like and spark some new ideas!
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Key Takeaways from the 2017 Sweet Adelines International Education Symposium

Tori Cook September 12, 2017
Check out the key takeaways from the 2017 Sweet Adelines International Education Symposium by Tori Cook, Director of the Harborlight Show Chorus!
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How to File as a Nonprofit in 6 Steps: For Choruses and Choral Consortia

Tori Cook September 06, 2017
Establishing your chorus or choral consortia as a nonprofit isn't difficult. Here are six easy steps to follow when filing, plus resources and tips!
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The Essential Considerations of a Concert Production Plan for Choruses

Tori Cook August 30, 2017
Concert production is a key factor in the success of every chorus concert. Here is a list of the essential questions for your production team to answer!
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The 10 People You Should Invite to Your Chorus Connection Free Trial

Tori Cook August 24, 2017
Considering Chorus Connection for your organization and need buy-in from key leaders? Here are the 10 people you should invite to review the platform with you!
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The Best Vocal Exercises from the 2017 Sweet Adelines International Education Symposium

Tori Cook August 09, 2017
Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Sweet Adelines International Education Symposium. Here are the top five vocal exercises I brought back with me!
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