Chorus Connection Blog

Author: Tori Cook

Falling in Love With Project Management Software for Nonprofit Choruses

Tori Cook February 13, 2019
My love story with project management software, ClickUp, and a list of reasons why this tool is my top pick for community choruses. Happy Valentine's Day!
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So You Want Chorus Connection, But Your Board's Not "On Board"? Try This!

Tori Cook January 31, 2019
Those of us who have tried to make changes to choral organizations, know about a board's resistance to change all too well. When pitching chorus management software to your board, it's always good to have a few pre-planned responses ready to go to handle any objections or pushback.
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Announcing Chorus Connection's Auto-Pay - Recurring Payments Made Easy!

Tori Cook January 25, 2019
Chorus Connection has always given chorus administrators the option to make payment plans for their chorus members. Now with the arrival of our new Auto-Pay feature, this process has become even easier for your members on a payment plan.
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The Anatomy of a Great Choral Warm-Up

Tori Cook January 22, 2019
A lot of people say that vocal warm-ups are for "warming up the voice." And while that is generally true, warm-ups for choir have a more important role: they provide a chance for us to hone in on teaching vocal technique to our singers. Find out what a great choral warm-up entails!
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Great Vocal Warm-Ups for Choir Rehearsals and At-Home Practice

Tori Cook January 16, 2019
When preparing your choir for a successful rehearsal, a good vocal warm-up is key. Vocal warm-ups don’t need to be terribly complicated. In fact, it’s best to keep them fairly simple and fun! This article will provide several examples of helpful warm-ups for your choir.
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5 Signs From the Universe Telling You It's Time to Join a Choir

Tori Cook January 11, 2019
It's a new year! Like many others, you might be experiencing these signs of needing something new in your life. Could choir be the cure? Read more to find out!
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19 New Year's Resolutions (and Solutions) for the Overworked Chorus Manager

Tori Cook December 31, 2018
Every new year, I like to make a bunch of resolutions and then give up on them approximately one day later. Well, it's 2019 and my new year's resolution is to actually accomplish one. Here's a slew of resolutions (and solutions) that I'll be considering. Feel free to choose a few for yourself!
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6 Gifts to Give Your Chorus This Holiday Season

Tori Cook December 17, 2018
'Tis the season of giving! Don't forget to add your community chorus to your holiday shopping list. Here are some gifts that can make an impact.
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A Holiday Ditty From Your Friends at Chorus Connection

Tori Cook December 14, 2018
It seems the staff at Chorus Connection have decided to make it an annual tradition to film a holiday parody for you. Last year's holiday jingle was the first of, what we hope to be, many silly holiday videos featuring our employee choir - The ChoCo Puffs. Check out this year's video!
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Fun Ways to Engage Your Audience During Your Chorus's Holiday Performances

Tori Cook November 27, 2018
Holiday concerts are fast-approaching! Want a few fun ideas for engaging your audience members this holiday season? Read on, friends.
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