Mission, Vision & Values


Our mission is to enrich and inspire a broad community through music.


The Boulder Chorale is recognized as a premier choral community.


Musical Excellence:
We are dedicated to the pursuit of musical excellence.

  • Singers are motivated to give their best effort and are proud of their participation.
  • Audience members are transported by the musicality, artistry, and unity of sound and inspired by our programming.
  • Our choirs receive praise and excellent reviews and are sought out for collaborative performances

Education: We educate on the creation, production, and appreciation of music.

  • Every rehearsal is a lesson and each concert feels like a personal recital; singers take ownership and feel joy in their accomplishments.
  • Audience members learn about the music in an active way and are encouraged on their path to appreciate music.

Community: We strive to be representative of the community and enhance it through performances and outreach initiatives.

  • Each singer feels welcomed, engaged, respected, and connected.
  • We contribute to the musical landscape in Boulder and beyond through accessible performances and participation in community events.

Collaboration: We engage in artistic collaborations and partnerships.

  • We work with a wide variety of organizations including those that are not music based.
  • Our audience grows because of our unique collaborations.
  • Musicians and organizations are eager to work with us because of our reputation.

Solidarity: Our members respect and take pride in each other, the music, and all ensembles of the Boulder Chorale.

  • Our internal community – singers, parents, staff, board members, and volunteers – know each other, care about each other, have common goals, and are invested in the organization’s success.
  • Singers value the diversity of our choirs and programming, including those in which they do not directly participate.
  • We are recognized as a diverse and welcoming group.

Vitality: We are committed to the success and vitality of the Boulder Chorale.

  • We are a fiscally responsible, financially stable organization with the resources to take risks on adventurous programming within our mission.
  • Our internal community contributes to and benefits from the success of the Boulder Chorale.
  • We attract, recruit, and develop singers, board members, staff, and volunteers of all ages.