Arizona Girlchoir

Community Through Music

aka Arizona Girlchoir Assn   |   Phoenix, AZ   |  www.arizonagirlchoir.org

Mission

To serve our community through excellence in singing, music education, and the choral arts provided across generational, cultural, and economic boundaries.

Ruling year info

2020

Artistic Director

Topher Keene

Main address

5021 N 20th St. #10101

Phoenix, AZ 85064 USA

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EIN

80-0684329

NTEE code info

Music (A68)

Other Youth Development N.E.C. (O99)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Choral Training and Performance

Our program provides choral training and music education to young women, ages 7 and older, in the greater Phoenix area. Singers participate in one of five choral groups, based on their age and musical ability.

Population(s) Served
Women and girls
Children and youth

Our program includes music theory and sight-singing.
Music theory is study of the language and interpretation of music – how music works! We teach music theory so that our singers will understand the concepts needed to comprehend music.

Sight-singing denotes the ability to produce accurate vocal music on first sight of a new written musical selection; in other words, the ability to read new sheet music without having studied it before. The ability to read notes on a page is a prerequisite for an exceptional musical performance, and the more comfortable a singer is with reading music, the more attention she will have to devote to interpretation, phrasing, and fluency of singing. Being able to read a piece of music and sing it at first sight will inspire the singer’s confidence and free her from the drilling of parts and rote learning to being able sing with ease.

Population(s) Served
Women and girls
Children and youth

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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How we listen

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Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

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Arizona Girlchoir

Board of directors
as of 6/9/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Leah Horton


Board co-chair

Shirly Gonzales

Caridad Legere

Autumn-Rose Titone

Lucas Gutierrez

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 06/08/2021

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Data
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.