Best Practices Program

We have developed a set of best practices that are considered hallmarks of a well-managed non-profit organization and are achievable by any size chorus.  Review the best practices list at…

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Operations Survey

Periodically member choruses are asked to complete surveys on operations, compensation and other matters.  Your participation in the survey helps us to gather information vital to all of our members.

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Anniversary Program

GALA Choruses is pleased to celebrate our member choruses’ milestone anniversaries.  Your anniversary will be posted on our social media outlets and our board and staff members will prepare a…

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Equity, Access & Belonging

In 2019 GALA’s New Harmony Task Force launched its workbook designed to help member choruses explore issues of equity, access and belonging.  The workbook is available by request and consulting…

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Resource Center

The Resource Center is the heart of the GALA web site. It contains an enormous collection of background information and sample documents on every aspect of chorus management, with whole…

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Leadership Symposium

Leadership symposia are held annually (other than Festival years), providing an opportunity for networking, education, inspiration, singing and fun! The 2022-2023 leadership symposium will be virtual in order for it…

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Festival 2024

Festival is the signature event of GALA Choruses. While the COVID pandemic forced the cancellation of Festival 2020 we fully expect to be back with Festival 2024. Festival 2024 will…

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411 Advisors

The GALA 411 advisors are experienced chorus professionals available to consult with your chorus about artistic, management and/or board issues.  The current team is artistic advisor Kathleen Hansen and board…

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Discussion Groups

The GALA Google Groups are one of the most valuable aspects of membership.  These listserv discussion boards allow open dialogue between peers within GALA; use them to obtain instant feedback…

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Staying Informed

The first key to getting value from your GALA membership is to stay current on the events and programs offered. GALA regularly sends eBlasts to our mailing list to communicate…

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