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Music Education Grants – What We’ve Learned and How We Are Responding

In 2022, Chorus America was presented with a remarkable opportunity to impact some of our communities’ youngest singers, which resulted in the establishment of the Music Education Partnership Grants program.

Highlights from the 2023 Choral-Orchestral Conducting Academy

If you're studying to be a choral conductor, and aspiring to direct some of the iconic large-scale works with orchestra in the choral repertoire, it can be quite a challenge to find opportunities to gain this particular experience. Even in graduate-level programs, podium time for choral conductors to rehearse while the massive combined choral-orchestral forces are gathered is very scarce indeed.

Chorus America Partners With Equity Sings to Launch First-of-its-Kind Program Fostering Equity in Choral Executive Leadership

Chorus America, the advocacy, research, and leadership development organization that advances the choral field, is thrilled to partner with Equity Sings to launch the Choral Executive Leadership Academy.

NEA Announces First Round of 2023 Grants

The National Endowment for the Arts(NEA) announced the recipients of the first round of 2023 grants on January 10, 2023. The NEA will distribute $34 million in funding to individuals and arts organizations across the United States, and Chorus America is honored to be a recipient of an $85,000 Grants for Art Projects award. 

We are also thrilled to see many choral organizations and partners present in the list of awarded grants, including:  

American Composers Forum

Apollo's Fire

Barbershop Harmony Society

Chorus America Announces $950,000 in Awards to 21 Grant Partners in New Program Supporting Partnerships Between Choruses and Schools

Chorus America, the advocacy, research, and leadership development organization that advances the choral field, is thrilled to announce awards totaling $950,000 to 21 inaugural grant partners of its new Music Education Partnership Grants program, made possible through a new funding partnership.

Chorus America’s 2022 Awards Recognize Outstanding Choruses and Individuals

Chorus America has announced the recipients of its 2022 awards program, recognizing a broad range of achievements in choral music and service to the choral field. The awards program celebrates and fosters meaningful contributions from remarkable individuals and choruses. 

First Round of 2022 NEA Grants Announced

On Tuesday, January 11, 2022, the National Endowment for the Arts announced the recipients of its first round of 2022 grants. Chorus America is honored to be a recipient of a $90,000 Grants for Art Projects award, among nearly $33.2 million awarded to individuals and arts organizations across the United States.

How Chorus America Centered ADEI in Our New Grant Program

by Alysia Lee and Diana Sáez


It’s no secret that these have been difficult times for choruses and choral music educators lately. It’s why, as board members of Chorus America, we are delighted to share some wonderful news – the launch of Chorus America’s Music Education Partnership Grants. This new funding partnership will be awarding over $900,000 this grants cycle to support collaborations between community organizations and elementary, middle, or junior high schools during the 2022-23 school year.

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