Management

Generally having to do with chorus management

This sample contract template can be used to clarify expectations for a new or existing artistic leader.

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This detailed succession plan template walks you through the process of selecting a new artistic leader. It offers best-practices, a step-by-step guide and templates for important documents.

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Use this review template to review past work and create goals for future work.

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This sample administrative job description can help you define a new or existing role for an executive or managing director.

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This sample contract provides a template as you incorporate a partnership with an orchestra.

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This table of contents template will serve as a guide as you prepare your organization's handbook.

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Use this template to outline the duties associated with your board chair or board president role.

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Alongside research into treatment of COVID-19, scientists around the world are conducting studies that are identifying the most effective ways to avoid contracting the virus when people choose to be near each other. Across the country, several choruses are applying some of these findings in an effort to develop safe ways to resume a behavior the pandemic has made especially risky: singing together in the same space. This story examines ways they are approaching the challenge and lessons they are learning

BY JANET NEWCOMB, MOLLIE QUINLAN-HAYES, AND THOMAS F. R. CLARESON

Now, more than eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the end is still not in sight. Choral music organizations need to take the time to reassess their priorities and prepare themselves to weather the rest of this long-term crisis in order to position themselves to re-emerge stronger on the other side. In the view of three experienced proponents of readiness planning, maintaining your organizational momentum should be the top priority. That includes preparing for crises beyond COVID.

The Fall 2020 Chorus Survey collected data on the impact that COVID-19 continues to have on the choral field and how choruses are operating at this point in the pandemic. This report provides detailed information on the responses of children and youth choruses.

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