GALA Choruses is committed to assuring that Festival 2024 is accessible for all. Learn about resources in the city of Minneapolis, performance venues, ASL interpretation, assisted listening devices, housing, airport accommodations, and accessibility equipment rental.

Ten Festival Choruses offer singing delegates the chance to work with a guest conductor, rehearse with singers from across the world, and perform in an evening Blockbuster concert. Sign up for Festival choirs beginning November 20, 2023!

Questions about copyright, licensing or other documentation? Start with this info! If you still need help, contact Artistic Director 411 Advisor Kathleen Hansen:

An interactive tool for creating your chorus’s Festival budget.

An interactive tool for creating your individual Festival budget.

Use this sample worksheet to help your chorus plan for Festival fundraising.

The Festival housing block includes 11 downtown Minneapolis hotels. All the properties are within a half-mile of Orchestra Hall and Peavey Plaza, and all are within 2 blocks of Nicollet Mall, which is closed to automobiles and is lined with restaurants and shops. Downtown Minneapolis is flat, very walkable and accessible.

GALA offers all choruses 1 free registration for every 20 paid.

The Festival Village is centered around Nicollet Mall and is comprised of the Festival performance halls, the 12 hotels in in the housing block, and the youth venue.