Dynamic is Choir Ontario’s online magazine coming out three times a year (November, March and June), which is full of informative stories and choral news. Current issues All member organizations are eligible to submit news items, articles and photographs.

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Submission Guidelines

2020 Submission Deadlines:

WINTER ISSUE: submission deadline Feb 15|20; publication date Mar 15|20
SPRING ISSUE: submission deadline May 15|20; publication date Jun 15|20
FALL ISSUE: submission deadline Oct 15|20; publication date Nov 15|20

Feature articles:

• Topics for feature articles may include repertoire, choral history, performance practice, choral composers and conductors (including interviews), rehearsal techniques, vocal technique, choir management and organization, choral music education, and sociological aspects of choral singing.

• Articles must be limited to 1,500 words or less and submitted in Microsoft Word format.

• Referenced material should be noted in the body of the text and cited as endnotes.

• Submissions must include the author’s name, brief bio (max. 25 words), and a headshot.

• All feature articles submitted are subject to a blind review by the editorial board. Articles are accepted for publication when board members determine that the article contains information that pertains directly to the general interests of the Choirs Ontario membership.

Choir News Items:

• News items report current or recent news about your choir including activities, milestones, tours, and recordings.

• Please do not include upcoming concert promotion in your write-up. Details about concerts and events should be submitted via “Event Calendar”.

• Items must be limited to 400 words or less and be submitted in Microsoft Word format.

• Submissions must include the author’s name, brief bio (max. 25 words), and a headshot.

Photos and Graphics (e.g., logo, banners, etc.)

• All photos (including author headshot) must be in colour, 300 dpi, and measure at least 4” x 6” and be in .jpeg or .psd file format. Please ensure that you have obtained consent from choir members and/or instrumentalists before submitting your photos.

• Submit graphics in one of the following formats: Illustrator file (AI), high-resolution PDF, or EPS.

• Submit all photos and graphics separately, never embedded in a document.

We reserve the right to edit all material for length, grammar, timeliness, and appropriateness. As well, depending on space, not all submitted photos may be used.

Mark Ramsay, Editor
Choirs Ontario Dynamic magazine