Dr. Robin DiAngelo is the author of “What Does it Mean to Be White? Developing White Racial Literacy” and has been an anti-racist educator, and has heard justifications of racism by white men and women in her workshops for over two decades. This justification, which she calls “white fragility,” is a state in which even a minimum amount of racial stress becomes intolerable, triggering a range of defensive moves. These moves include outward display of emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and behaviors such as argumentation, silence, and leaving the stress-inducing situation.

Delegate registration is now open. In order to perform at Festival 2024, all individual members of a chorus must be registered as Delegates.

The following guidelines should be implemented in any content platform you use: email, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Google Docs, HTML, etc. This list can be used as a quick reference whenever you are creating new content.

To be used in with the Digital Accessibility section of New Harmony Workbook Volume II.

This article discusses reasons to create groups of many different people.

The mission of the Dr. Catherine Roma Women Composer Commissioning Project is to fund new collaborations between GALA member choruses and women composers, resulting in new works that celebrate diversity, promote social justice, and stir the human spirit.

45 Ensembles have registered for Festival 2024, and there are more on the waiting list hoping to perform!  Festival ensembles will have the opportunity to participate in private coaching with guru a cappella coach, Deke Sharon, as well as multiple performance opportunities in downtown Minnespolis!

This handout invites you to consider three ways in which Exceptionalism might impact your life and work.

This handout offers 5 scenarios for choruses to consider how Exceptionalism might impact their work.

The attached spreadsheet contains a list of all the songs performed at the 2016 Festival.