Members of Chorus America are eligible to participate in an awards program that honors inclusive excellence, artistic growth, creative and adventurous programming, education and outreach, selfless service, and generous philanthropy.

Congratulations to our 2021 Award Winners

Read about our 2021 Award winners.

Awards Program Changes for 2021

With significant changes to performance and operations because of COVID-19, Chorus America is adjusting our Awards Program for FY21. Many of our Awards are open this year, but several with criteria that are difficult to adjudicate under current circumstances will be put on hold for the 2021 Awards cycle. We plan to resume these Awards in 2022. Please see details below and contact with any questions.

Download the 2021 Guide to Awards with summaries to all awards and application information.


Awards for Individuals

Awards for Organizations

Awards for Philanthropy

Chorus America also recognizes generous philanthropy with two awards that do not have an application process. These awards are nominated by the Chorus America Board and the current host chorus of the Annual Conference, and include:

Questions? Visit our How to Apply page or contact our membership team at

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