A Pre-Performance Checklist for Choral Directors

Tori Cook May 20, 2019
Are you and your singers ready for the next choral performance? Here's a helpful checklist any choral director can use to prepare for a successful concert.
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Inspiring Through Music: One Solution to Choral Elitism

Erik Jacobson May 15, 2019
There's been increasing awareness to the growing problem of choral elitism. We can all agree on one thing: elitism is an obstacle to choral music growth.
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6 Ideas for Getting Non-Singers to Join Your Board

Tori Cook May 07, 2019
Managing a chorus takes a village. In this article, we'll discuss the reasons why you may want non-singers on your board and how to find them.
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How Chorus Connection Revitalized Our Brand (And How Choruses Can do the Same)

Tori Cook May 01, 2019
Chorus Connection decided it was time for a brand revitalization. We share the process we went through so that choruses can begin their own rebranding.
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Proof in the Pudding: Choir Matters

Tori Cook Apr 18, 2019
Once again the powers that be want to make cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts. This is your proof in the pudding that choir matters.
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The Key Components of Building Your Choral Community

Erik Jacobson Apr 11, 2019
Building a choral community may be the most important factor in the success of a chorus and it must be built among inside and outside stakeholders.
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Quick Tips: Recruiting Volunteers for Your Community Chorus

Jennie Weyman Mar 27, 2019
Volunteers are the lifeblood of our choral organizations. While some choirs have paid staff, usually the bulk of the administrative work falls to volunteers. Here are some strategies that will encourage singers and community members to step up to the plate!
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Tips for Choosing the Right Software for Your Chorus

Tori Cook Mar 22, 2019
Whether you're investigating donor management software, ticket sales systems, or choir management software for your chorus, developing a search process and evaluating your options is key to finding the right platform for your chorus. Here are some tips for getting started in your software search!
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Announcing The Chorus Management Network: A New Community for Executive and Administrative Leaders of Community Choruses

Tori Cook Mar 19, 2019
Announcing the launch of The Chorus Management Network - a new Facebook group for executive and administrative leaders of community choruses. This community is a place for all of us to put our heads together to find solutions to our everyday chorus management challenges. Learn more!
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Commissioning Choral Works: What to Ask a Composer Before Signing the Dotted Line

Paul Rudoi Mar 11, 2019
Commissioning music can seem daunting but, in reality, it just boils down to what you need mixing with what you want! Here are five questions a chorus should ask their prospective composer before signing the dotted line.
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