From the Executive Director’s Desk – Winter 2015

Almost ten years ago, the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir undertook what was to become a pivotal strategic planning process in the recent history of the organization. Over a series of soul-seeking workshops, a small group of TMC stakeholders took a long and hard look at what we were doing and why we were doing it and created a series of statements that articulated the Choir’s Mission, Vision and Core Values.
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Communities of Support – Winter 2015

Communities of Support by Cynthia Hawkins, Executive Director In preparation for this Voice of Mendelssohn article, I happened upon a recent survey published by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (a North American organization which provides leadership to the charitable sector, including 3,500 Canadian members). The 2013 Fundraising Survey reports that
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It Runs In Families – Winter 2015

It Runs In Families We often talk about our TMC family in a figurative way, and to be sure, the Choir is a pretty close-knit community. The figurative TMC family extends not only to choristers and staff, but also to the extended circle of family members, alumni, subscribers, donors, and
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Symposium 2015: Emerging Conductors Join the TMC Community – Winter 2015

Symposium 2015: Emerging Conductors Join the TMC Community The middle of winter, after the holiday season, traditionally affords few opportunities for joy or mirth. In the world of choral music, it’s often a fallow time: exhausted from the relentless good cheer of the holiday concert season, many secular choirs will
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Whats Coming Up – Winter 2015

Whats Coming Up February 2015 Saturday, February 28, 10:30 am Singsation Saturday Conductor, Tony Browning conducts the Brahms Requiem. Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. More information March 2015 Tuesday, March 10 & Wednesday, March 11 7:30 pm  Passio Church of the Holy Trinity 10 Trinity Square More information
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Concert Patrons Provide Valuable Feedback – Winter 2015

Concert Patrons Provide Valuable Feedback by Anne Longmore, Director of Marketing In December, we reported on the first set of results from our Chorus America Intrinsic Impact Survey. Now that we are one quarter of the way through the data-collection for this eight-concert research project, we are working hard to
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