Useful Links

Below are some useful links to musical resources. Please let us know if any links are broken, or resources need to be added.

Choral Organizations

The American Choral Directors Association

CASA: The Contemporary A Cappella Society

Gay and Lesbian Association of Choruses (GALA)

International Alliance for Women in Music

International Federation for Choral Music

Copyright / Permissions Resources

ASCAP

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishersincludes a database of songs with contact information for composers & publishers

BMI

Broadcast Music, Inc. collects license fees from businesses that use music, which it distributes as royalties to songwriters, composers & music publishers.

Copyright Resource Page for Choral Directors

hosted by the Greater Boston Choral Consortium

SOCAN

Canadian Copyright organization

Related Organizations and Resources

Choral Net

E-mail lists, Forums, links to Choir Websites, Repertoire lists and ideas, Composer listings, etc.

MUSIC MOZ

Open Music Project. Including listing of women's choirs.

MUSICA

The International Database Of Choral Repertoire

The Library of Congress

Links to the Copyright Office, American Sheet Music, 1870-1885, and many other resources

Music Theory Learning Aids

Music Theory for Musicians and Normal People by Toby W. Rush
– Download as individual topic PDFs or as a complete bundle.

Music Notation Software

Finale

Sibelius

Mozart An affordable alternative to the above programs

musicXML The standard open format for exchanging digital sheet music between programs.