GALA Youth Choruses
GALA youth choruses are quite diverse in their programming and structure. Some of them perform as traditional choirs and many integrate dance, theater and spoken word as well. This section of the Resource Center offers:
Creating Safe Space: LGBTQ Singers in the Choral Classroom
GALA conductor, Paul Caldwell, presented a ground-breaking workshop at the national 2015 ACDA conference. His research, along with Joshua Palkki, was conducted from over 1,000 students. Be sure to review the recommendations at the end for how teachers can create safe classrooms.
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Meet Susan Haugh
GALA 411 Advisor Susan Haugh is available to offer advice about youth choruses from exploring the formation of a new chorus to ideas for managing your own youth chorus. Contact Susan.