VocalEssence is in the midst of an extended strategic planning process. The following mission, vision, and values statements are the first outcomes of this work. We are thrilled to present the following statements with you and look forward to sharing more with you as our plans for the future of VocalEssence unfold.
VocalEssence draws upon the power of singing together to nurture community, inspire creativity, affirm the value of all persons, and expand the influence of choral music.
VocalEssence seeks to be forward-thinking—a singing community where all find belonging. Aspiring to inspire, we discover, celebrate, and build lasting experiences that transform hearts and minds. We strive to create connections that honor dimensions of difference and to serve as a catalyst for change among singers, audiences, choral organizations, and communities.
- Curiosity & Discovery
- Artistry & Creativity
- Innovation & Inspiration
As a professional choral organization, we live our values in order to:
- Bridge societal difference,
- Remain open to continuous learning,
- Celebrate singing as an essential human expression