Management

Generally having to do with chorus management

It's really the staff's job to position the board to do their best work―and most of that boils down to excellent communication and clarity of expectations.

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Your chorus has created and launched an exciting education program. How will you measure its effectiveness? Kimberly Meisten of VocalEssence and David Myers of the University of Minnesota School of Music presented some winning ideas at the 2012 Chorus America Conference.

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Strategies for reaching out to prospective singers

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How chorus leaders can use the principles of organizational culture to implement change and get the best results for their organizations

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The experience of several professional core choruses demonstrates there are ways to gracefully handle the inherent tension that arises when paid singers are brought on board in a mostly volunteer ensemble. Here are eight tips from managers, conductors, and volunteer singers who have been through this process.

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Adding paid professional singers to a volunteer chorus raises issues of fairness, finances, artistic prowess, and culture. We offer advice for managing the process from those who've been through it.

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Musical excellence attracts and retains excellent singers. If the choir never gets better, the best ones will find someplace else to sing. Here are seven strategies for maintaining and enhancing the quality of your chorus.

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Some words to the wise for those who are new to a chorus board of directors.

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As the profession of chorus management matures, managers are finding new ways into their careers.

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Sabbaticals are being used by more nonprofits as an effective tool to retain and reward the best executive talent.

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