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1. Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota will strive to provide artistic challenge and growth opportunities for singers and the community. 2. Honors Choirs of Southeast Minnesota will continue to hold to the highest standards of excellence while recognizing the importance of the organization’s affordability to singers and their families. Family survey; Children’s Choral Festival survey of guest choirs and guest clinician; board of directors survey; summer musical survey of all members of cast, pit, and crew; and Harvest to Holiday post-benefit survey.
1. The season featured a variety of repertoire including many musical styles, cultures and languages. Challenging repertoire included music of composers such as Handel, Haydn, and Tchaikovsky, and pieces by Dilworth, Kallman and Lauridsen. Singers performed in several foreign languages: Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Sanskrit, Latin, and Yiddish. The concert program provided lyrics and notes about each piece for audience benefit. 2. The season marked the fifth season without an increase in tuition or ticket prices. Scholarships were provided to all singers with need. Enrollment remained consistent with previous seasons. There was no loss of program integrity from previous seasons. Evaluation: Staff and board evaluation takes place after each Honors Choirs event in staff meetings and the monthly board meeting. Families take part in an online survey. All survey results are distributed to staff and board members for discussion. The board of directors conducts a survey of the entire board at the end of each season in order to assess their effectiveness as a governing body.
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