Videos play a vital role in advancing the careers of conductors today, both as self-evaluation tools and as a way to easily showcase skills to others. We explore two types of conducting videos, the guidelines to create them, and how to use them to enhance your career.

Anything worth doing requires playing the “inner game”—successfully navigating one’s own psychological landscape and overcoming the internal criticisms that get in the way of our best performance.

Today's radio programmers are moving past the bad rap of early research and experimenting with a richer mix of choral and vocal music.

In this Chorus America interview, Sheila Smith, executive director of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, describes an unusual alliance between hunters and fishermen, environmentalists and arts advocates that resulted in passage of a state amendment that provides dedicated state funding for all groups for 25 years.

People who resist taking a medicine prescribed by a physician may think nothing of using herbals or alternative medicine. But these products can have an impact on voices.

Consider these insights and cautionary tales gleaned from the experience of four choruses about how to establish and maintain a strong, school-based education outreach program.

Between corralling the kids, leading meetings at work, socializing with friends, and singing, the voice can reach its limit. In this Chorus America interview, vocal health expert Leda Scearce of the Duke Voice Care Center offers tips about how to pace yourself to protect your voice from overuse.

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

The Los Angeles Master Chorale’s Voices Within artist residency program teaches public school students how to tap their creative voices to compose and perform their own original songs.

The Wall Street Journal calls him “the best composer you’ve never heard of,” but to choral music enthusiasts, Morten Lauridsen is one of the community’s most beloved and well known artists

A journey through the history of Jewish liturgical music alters a chorus’s path to the future.

From the sweet lyricism of Fauré to the populism of Brahms to the theatricality of Verdi, requiems remain the favorites of singers, conductors, and audiences alike. We talked with Kathy FitzGibbon, director of choral activities at Lewis and Clark College and head of faculty at the Berkshire Choral Festival, about the enduring appeal of requiems and the modern interpretations they have spawned.

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