Chorus America conducts regular and periodic research to track data and identify trends in the choral field. Learn more about the research from the descriptions that follow and access the reports and tools directly using the links below.
This 2019 study builds on previous Chorus Impact Study data about the impact singing has on individuals and communities, and, for the first time, looks in-depth at the role that singing plays in the lives of older adults. The research shows that choral singing in America is stronger than ever, with 54 million Americans singing together today.
A practical guide on how to be an effective advocate for your school choir.
A 2003 research report on the impact of choral singing in the U.S.
An annual industry-wide survey of choral activities with aggregate figures on finances, concert attendance, ticket prices, earned and contributed income, staffing, boards of directors, education programs, and more.
This report uses data drawn from the survey responses of more than 600 conductors to examine conductors' career paths, training, responsibilities, salaries, and more. (This 2017 report updates data from Chorus America's first choral conductor survey, done in 2005.)
This practical resources for choruses provides guidance on collaborating successfully with orchestras, based on conversations with more than 30 artistic administrators.