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Request for GALA 411 Advisor

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Required FieldChorus Name
Required FieldChorus Address
Required FieldCity
Required FieldState
Required FieldPostal Code
Required FieldChorus Website
Required FieldArtistic Director
Required FieldPhone   

Required FieldPhone Other   

Required FieldEmail
Contact Person (If Different):
Phone   
Phone Other   
Email
 

Chorus Demographics

Required FieldMember of Gala Choruses Yes   No
Required FieldNumber of Singers
Required FieldApproximate Annual Budget
Required FieldAge of Chorus
Required FieldApproximate Age of Singers
 

Consulting Request

Areas of Focus:

Vocal production, blend, singer placement, working with transgender voices (AD, chorus)
Creative and mission-focused programming, repertoire selection (AD, board or singers)
Score and rehearsal preparation, conducting technique, rehearsal best practices (AD)
Inspiring singer buy-in, excitement and commitment (AD, board or singers)
Inspiring community outreach and creative collaborations (AD, board or singers)
Advice in planning concert programming for Festival 2012 (AD)
Strategic planning in the areas of improving artistry, programming and musicianship (AD, board)
Copyright and music licensure issues (AD, board)
Accessibility and ADA issues (AD, board)
Organizational issues: auditions, attendance requirements, working with section leaders and music committees, creating a strong volunteer corps, AD and board communication (AD, board)
Assistance with AD compensation, evaluation, transition, hiring (AD, board)
Budgeting and finance issues for artistic directors (AD, board)
 

On-site Consultations

Date Requested
Describe your chorus and any artistic or organizational issues that would be helpful in planning.

Describe the setting (retreat, rehearsal hall, church...)

 
If requesting a vocal clinic, describe any specific issues that you would like addressed:
Vocal production, resonance/voice placement, warm-ups
Vocal range extension, register transitions (vocal “breaks”), vocal tension
Singer posture, breath support
Chorus blend, vowel unification
Singer exercises that address rhythmic accuracy, multi-meters, sustaining vocal line
Singer exercises that address tonal memory, intonation, intervals
Text, interpretation, word accents
Singer voice placement
Working with transgender voices
 
Request for one-on-one AD consulting:
Score preparation
Conducting technique
Rehearsal best practices
Introducing new music to your chorus
Audition and membership issues
Budgeting and finance issues for artistic directors
Score and rehearsal preparation, conducting technique, rehearsal best practices
Inspiring singer buy-in, excitement and commitment
 
Other information that might be helpful:

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