A Few Early Ventures Into In-Person Singing

Slowly and cautiously - and with great hope - corners of the choral community are beginning to explore possibilities of in-person singing, adapting to take precautions as COVID-19 concerns remain. The summer appears to have allowed the field some room to plan and experiment, with a few projects airing this weekend. True to choral form, these ventures display an abundance of creativity and represent a broad range of ideas!


In the upcoming season, The Washington Chorus (TWC) looks not only to meet the challenge of planning in a world dealing with COVID-19, but to do so while welcoming a new incoming artistic director. Eugene Rogers, who takes the artistic helm of TWC while continuing in his role as director of choral activities at the University of Michigan, shared his thoughts with Chorus America on the unique challenges and opportunities ahead for him, his new ensemble, and the choral community.

In the Summer 2020 issue of Chorus America's magazine, the Voice, we published a number of special features that highlighted the choral community's response in the wake of COVID-19. This section spotlights composers who have risen to the moment by creating new work in direct response to the pandemic, some in unique fashions.

New Choral Broadcasts to Get Us Through COVID-19

Optimizing your website doesn't always mean a complete redesign. This session will equip you with strategies and tactics for making small changes to your website that will deliver big results. You'll learn how to achieve the highest return on your efforts and how to track the results.

The webinar will cover how users interact with websites, design best practices, landing page optimization, and Google Analytics training. Leave with concrete and achievable takeaways that you can implement right away on your website.

Now more than ever, it’s important for choruses to understand their rights and responsibilities regarding the use of published music. New technologies are changing the way organizations purchase and use copyrighted materials. To complement a session at the 2018 Chorus America Conference, five music publishers talk about the key questions they are facing.

In the age of Instagram and viral videos, the ability to connect with students, colleagues, and audiences online has changed from a convenience to a necessity. In many cases, the most efficient way for a choral organization to reach its full potential is through a well-crafted digital presence.

This webinar will give you a step-by-step guide on how to build your program's reputation and reach through the Internet. From audio/visual recording basics to managing your social media presence, this session will give you everything you need to connect with your audience right in the palm of their hand and take your program to the next level.

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