Hosting Cathedral Choir

Thank you for your interest in hosting the Luther College Cathedral Choir.

For available dates, contact interim tour manager Karen Martin-Schramm

Some of the hosting requirements are negotiable. Contact Ms. Martin-Schramm if you have questions.

Hosting Requirements

The tour manager will want to see a floor plan with dimensions and a photo of the performance space. The choir travels with its own risers which require a 36 x 16 ft. performance area.

Other space/equipment needs:

  • Large dressing rooms for 80-90 students
  • Dressing room for the conductor, preferably with a private restroom
  • Large gathering space for a pre-concert talk
  • Recently tuned piano

Volunteers:

  • Volunteers to provide a pre-concert meal
  • Volunteers to provide homestays
  • Publicity helpers (putting up posters, promoting through community and church networks)
  • Ushers for greeting audience members and collecting donations

Housing:

  • Homestays for 80-90 students, usually in groups of 2-4

Homestay hosts provide:

  • Post-concert snack
  • Sleeping accommodations
  • Breakfast
  • Transportation from venue to their house, and back to the venue the next morning

Meal:

  • The concert host will need to provide a pre-concert meal for the choir, leaders, and bus drivers. The tour manager can provide meal suggestions that are inexpensive, easy, and healthy.

Promotional tasks:

  • Hang posters in prominent places (Luther College will provide the posters)
  • Promote the concert on your organization's social media sites by sharing content created by Luther College
  • Contact local media organizations about articles and/or advertisements
  • Engage in word-of-mouth promotion

Luther College provides:

  • Concert promotion to nearby high schools and churches
  • Invitations to Luther College alumni, friends, and high school students who have expressed interested in Luther
  • Help in finding area homestays and volunteers if needed
  • Social media marketing and promotion
  • Talented student musicians and an opportunity to bring your community together for a wonderful concert!