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Nashoba Valey Chorale Season Preview

First Baptist Church, Littleton 461 King Street, Littleton

Learn about and SING music by Bach, Gjeilo, Brahms and Dvorak in this preview of NVC's 2016-17 season. Free. And join us for our annual post-sing visit to the Pub on Littleton Common!

Free

Opening GBCC Meeting & Group Voice Lesson with Emily Jaworski

All Saints Parish, Brookline 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline

10am Overview of upcoming year, vote on new Board members, breakout groups.

11am will be the vocal workshop with "movement exercises to help find great alignment, breath exerciese...And some nice, embodied singing to end the session and send folks off in to their day."

All members of a GBCC organization are welcome to attend this FREE meeting and workshop.

Free

Member Meeting: Institutional & Personal Branding

Holden Chapel Harvard University, Cambridge

Holden Chapel at Harvard University. Join GBCC members for a panel discussion co-presented with Boston Singers Resource. Panel includes: Jennifer Ritvo Hughes, Executive Director, Cantata Singers Sarah Spinella, Marketing Manager, Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras Eric Christopher Perry, Artistic Director, Renaissance Men

Free

Member Meeting: “Chant 101: Neumes and More” with Teri Kowiak

Brighton Allston Congregational Church 404 Washington Street, Brighton

Teri Kowiak will lead a workshop on the basics of performing chant, including historically-informed singing style, the basics of modes and modal tuning, rhythm and rhetoric, regional Latin pronunciation, and tips on how to perform chant as an ensemble.  The

Free – $10

Member Meeting: Artistic Speed Dating

Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church 155 Powder House Blvd., Somerville

Want to create memorable performances with new collaborators but don't know where to start? This "speed dating"-structured wine and cheese reception provides an opportunity to discuss programming ideas and collaborative interests with like-minded choirs, artists and arts organizations. This event

Free

Join GBCC at Arts Matter Advocacy Day

Paramount Center 559 Washington St., Boston

Join GBCC at MassCreative's second Arts Matter Advocacy Day at the State House. This is a great opportunity to "channel your arts advocacy energy... to show our state political leaders that arts still matter in Massachusetts"! Visit the Arts Matter Advocacy Day website to RSVP and

Free

GBCC Annual Meeting

All Saints Parish, Brookline 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline

Join us for our annual meeting where we will network, review the year's programming and operations, and discuss plans for the 2017-18 season. (Note new date: Tuesday, 5/23.) We will be in the dining hall at All Saints Parish (lower

Free

Opening Member Meeting Sept 23

Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church 155 Powder House Blvd., Somerville

GBCC opening meeting: Saturday Sept. 23, 10am at Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church,* 155 Powder House Boulevard, Somerville, Massachusetts 02144. Come to network with old friends and new, hear about this year's programming, meet our new Administrative Coordinator, and vote for

Demystifying Websites

Brighton Allston Congregational Church 404 Washington Street, Brighton

Thinking of creating or redoing your own or your ensemble's website but don't know where to begin? When is outside design help necessary? GBCC's Alex Speir and Boston Singers' Resource's Margaret Felice will walk us through the basics of web

free

Fundraising Events and Special Initiatives

Church of Our Saviour, Brookline 25 Monmouth St, Brookline

Are you looking for new and exciting ways to engage audiences and supporters in your choir’s mission beyond sending an annual appeal letter? At this meeting we’ll chat with fellow members about their experiences organizing fundraising events (Boston Cecilia) and

Digital Content Marketing: Sharing your Sound in the 21st Century

Brighton Allston Congregational Church 404 Washington Street, Brighton

This presentation is recommended for: Those in your choir who are responsible for marketing/PR or music distribution. The opportunity to share recordings on the internet has become an essential way for choirs of all stripes to engage with longstanding fans

GBCC 2018 Annual Meeting

Clarendon Hill Presbyterian Church 155 Powder House Blvd., Somerville

All GBCC members are invited to our annual meeting, where we will vote on new board members and officers, discuss programming for next year, review the results of the artistic compensation survey (survey open to all member choirs through May

Arts Management Career Panel

Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences & Engineering at Boston University 610 Commonwealth Ave., Boston

Are you just launching your career in arts management, looking to make your next move within the field, or simply want to hear from experienced leaders on the business side of the arts? A distinguished panel led by Janet Bailey

GBCC Presents: Navigating Leadership Transitions

University Lutheran Church 66 Winthrop Street, Cambridge

Member choirs and music directors including Boston Choral Ensemble, Boston Cecilia, and Kevin Leong (Masterworks Chorale and Concord Chorus) share tips for managing smooth leadership transitions, whether artistic, staff or board. This presentation is recommended for: board members and those

GBCC Presents: Mass Cultural Council Grant Applications

All Saints Parish, Brookline 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline

Sara Glidden, Cultural Investment Portfolio Program Manager for the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), will discuss upcoming MCC grant opportunities and strategies for successful applications. This presentation is recommended for: those responsible for fundraising. FREE to GBCC members.   This event

GBCC Presents: Living Your Mission

University Lutheran Church 66 Winthrop Street, Cambridge

Is your choir looking to re-energize around its core purpose? Take inspiration from GBCC member choirs whose missions are a daily touchstone. We'll hear from representatives from Coro Allegro, Triad: Boston's Choral Collective, Voices 21c, and Mystic Chorale about how their unique missions guide

Bach’s Choral Legacy: A Workshop with Ryan Turner

Church of Our Saviour, Brookline 25 Monmouth St, Brookline

Ryan Turner, Artistic Director of Emmanuel Music, will lead GBCC members in a sing-through of select J.S. Bach chorales and choral works by those he influenced, including Mendelssohn. Enjoy an opportunity to sing for an expert in the performance of

GBCC 2019 Annual Meeting

Church of Our Saviour, Brookline 25 Monmouth St, Brookline

All members are warmly welcomed at GBCC's annual meeting. We will vote on new board directors and officers (slate forthcoming via the GBCC listserv), review the past year, and discuss ideas for next year, including a big announcement for the

GBCC Presents: Melody First with Alice Parker (Workshop)

Boston Conservatory at Berklee: Seully Hall 8 The Fenway, Boston

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 Boston Conservatory at Berklee Fenway, Boston 9am-12pm (Seully Hall, 8 Fenway, 4th Floor): Song leader workshop 3pm-5pm (132 Ipswich Street): Open Sing Click here to see pricing and to register. Please note that walk-in registration will

GBCC Presents: Melody First with Alice Parker (Open Sing)

Boston Conservatory at Berklee: 132 Ipswich Building 132 Ipswich Street, Boston

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 Boston Conservatory at Berklee Fenway, Boston 9am-12pm (Seully Hall, 8 Fenway, 4th Floor): Song leader workshop 3pm-5pm (132 Ipswich Street): Open Sing Click here to see pricing and to register. Please note that walk-in registration will

Sonorous Singing: A Vocal Workshop for Basses and Tenors

First Parish Church Weston 349 Boston Post Road, Weston

Join Boston Saengerfest Men's Chorus and promotional partner Greater Boston Choral Consortium for "Sonorous Singing: A Vocal Workshop for Basses and Tenors", featuring Charles Blandy. This morning workshop is open to choral singers age 16 - adult. Warm up the

GBCC Conductor and Director Networking Night

The Hawthorne 500A Commonwealth Ave., Boston

Calling all GBCC conductors and directors: join your fellow artistic colleagues for an evening of casual networking and drinks at the Hawthorne in Kenmore Square! Promote your upcoming concerts, swap programming and recruitment ideas, and meet new colleagues. There's no

Deadline for Winter GBCC Board Elections

The GBCC Board of Directors is pleased to nominate two excellent candidates for 3-year terms as Members-at-Large beginning in Feb. 2020: Jamie Hillman and Nathan Reiff. Each member choir is entitled to one vote for the slate. If you cannot attend our

GBCC Presents: “Amplify Your Choir: Administrative Mini-Conference”

Evangelical Baptist Church 23 Chapel Street, Newton

Your choir has dedicated singers and innovative programming – but how do you generate excitement for your concerts, attract new audiences, raise funds, and cultivate champions? Learn from experts within our Boston choral community and share your challenges and successes