Chorus Connection Blog

Choir Management Software - Build or Buy?

Jacob Levine October 15, 2018
Like most community choruses, you may have pulled together a hodgepodge of tools to manage your organization and are now starting to look for something more robust. So you have a choice to make: do you build something new? Or do you purchase an existing solution, like choir management software?
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Building a Community with Bachtoberfests and Beer Choir

Tori Cook October 11, 2018
Singing and drinking have gone hand-in-hand for a long time - dating back to the 13th century. "Beer Choir" recently took root in the U.S. in 2015. This new outlet for singing presented opportunities to help community choruses recruit new singers, raise money, and strengthen their communities.
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20 Ideas for Getting Your Members Involved in the Chorus's Fundraising Initiatives

Tori Cook September 28, 2018
One thing we know for sure: members are the lifeblood of any community chorus. If you want your chorus's fundraising initiatives to be successful, look to your singing members to lead the way. Here are twenty ideas for engaging them with the chorus's fundraising initiatives!
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How Your Choir's Marketing Chair Can Use Chorus Connection

Tori Cook September 06, 2018
A choir's marketing team is crucial to its success. Use Chorus Connection to help your Marketing Chair stay organized, source content, communicate with their team, and engage members in promotional activities.
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How Your Membership Committee Can Use Chorus Connection to Engage Singers

Tori Cook August 23, 2018
Chorus Connection is more than a place to store member data for community choruses; it's a tool that empowers choruses to build a real community for their members! This article will give Membership Committees a framework for using Chorus Connection as a tool to engage singers.
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How Chorus pro Musica Raised $16K+ in a Facebook Giving Tuesday Campaign

Tori Cook August 20, 2018
Annual fund drives. The never-ending quest for nonprofit community choruses to obtain just enough donations needed every year to survive. Find out how Boston's Chorus pro Musica utilized Facebook fundraising tools on Giving Tuesday to raise an additional $16K for their annual fund!
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New Custom Fields in Chorus Connection

Tori Cook May 17, 2018
Chorus Connection has officially launched Custom Fields! If your chorus is using Chorus Connection, your admins can now can create Custom Fields to keep track of the member information that is most important for your chorus. Here are a few ideas to get started.
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Targeted Facebook Ads Helped This Chorus Nearly Double in Size

Tori Cook February 12, 2018
With the help of Facebook, Capital City Men's Chorus reworked their recruitment tactics and grew from 8 auditionees to 45 in one year! Find out how they did it.
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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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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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