Participation

Choruses bring diverse people together to make beautiful music and offer us a much-needed antidote to the "i" epidemic.

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How Children, Adults, and Communities Benefit from Choruses

Chorus America's landmark study on the impact of choral singers of all ages on the communities in which they live. The study tracks a marked increase in the number of singers across the USA, it also collects data on the impact of choral singing on children and youth for the first time.

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NEA's 2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts

Chorus America illustrates how the National Endowment for the Arts' release of a research memo to the 2008 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts relates to the 2009 Chorus Impact Study.

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What do choral singers wish their chorus managers and music directors knew about them? What would make singers' experience in the chorus more enjoyable, more meaningful, more fun?

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An influx of new programs are beginning to recognize the value of keeping boys singing—through changing voices and for a lifetime.

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Is a chorus still a chorus if the singers are singing from their computers?

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An Interview with CASA Founder and Sing-Off Producer Deke Sharon

Choral music—especially a cappella choral music—is more popular than ever it seems. Chorus America sat down with Deke Sharon, founder of the Contemporary A Cappella Society (CASA) and a producer of NBC's The Sing-Off, to get the inside scoop behind the a cappella choral music movement and its current place in pop culture.

"Mò Li Hua" (Jasmine Flower) has been popular since the Qing Dynasty.

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Like a romantic relationship, joining a choir is a commitment that requires give and take—and lots of time. Lately, however, you feel like your choir participation has been more of a time consuming chore, rather than something you signed up to do for fun. How do you know when enough's enough?

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