Straight out of the archives! Most of my live presentations are reserved for Patreon Subscribers, but I felt so strongly about the ideas in this presentation, I decided to air it out for everybody. It is my belief that when we talk about building choral programs, or any program for that matter, we do WAY too much playing from behind and not enough building for the long haul. Are the numbers too low? Then surely we have to recruit! Well, we do, but if we are focused every year, every day on RETENTION, then we are saving for a rainy day. We become squirrels storing the nuts.
So, what are the The Missing Elements?
- Your overall curriculum
- Concert season goals
- Team building ethos
- Gradual, competent, comfort zone expansion
- Now, you’re ready for choosing the right rep… but that’s it’s own podcast