Choir Business Coaching

From Passion to Profession

Overcoming Overwhelm

Creating a sustainable rhythm of success

a 90 minute play shop Thursday October 29th at 12 noon PDT

$50. Sign up now.


to being a successful choir owner

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Vocal Improv for    Choir Leaders

A monthly playshop led by Kay Bourgine (Paris, France), Beth Lyons (Washington, DC) and Marion Van Namen (Portland, OR).

10 month series to enliven your on-line choir rehearsals and singing events with vocal play and improvisation. Gatherings every 2nd Monday of the month January – December 2021 at 12 noon PT. $395. Limited to 20 participants.

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3 months of group

Business Coaching

(5 sessions)

Group coaching via Zoom twice a month to grow your choir (6 song leaders max)

Thursdays 12:00 – 1:30 pm PDT

Oct 8, 22, Nov 5, 19, Dec 3

5 session commitment required


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You love to sing.

Leading others in song brings you even more joy.

You get this twinkle in your eye every time you’ve

made a group of people happy by just singing together.

You see the sparkle in their eyes!

You know where to find the music.

You know how to lead a group of singers of all levels

of competency into a joyful singing crowd.

You wish you could make song leading your career

You Totally Can!!!

Choir Business Coaching Program

In this five month program, you will learn how to launch your choir or how to organize your existing choir with more efficiency and sustainability.

Renowned director of the Sing Portland! choir Marion Van Namen, MBA will show you how to turn your passion into your profession.

You set your goals – she will help you get there. 

Meet Marion

Marion Van Namen is a trained music therapist, MBA, choir director and vocal improvisor. She is the Artistic Director of Sing Portland! with currently 160 members. She recruited 100 singers within a year of launching her community choir.

Marion is a pioneer in running a choir as a profitable business. And now she’s ready to share her choral experience and wisdom with you.

You too can make a living bringing people the joy of song. Anywhere in the world.

Our promise to you is that you will:

  1. Launch or grow your community choir
  2. Turn your passion into a livelihood so you can plan to give up your day job
  3. Spread the joy of singing in your community multiple fold.

Ready to launch or expand your dream choir? 

Join the four-month coaching program Sep – Dec 2020 


Break Through Coaching Program
Oct-Dec 2020

2020 has been a helluva year! How to grow your business in the “new world”?You’ve figured out that waiting till the pandemic is over is not going to help you. How can you make sure your business thrives (again) in 2021? Have the guts to set yourself some breakthrough goals for 2021 and spend these three months with MBA and choir director Marion Van Namen to set yourself up for success. 

Each session you’ll learn new curriculum and about an hour is dedicated to your specific business questions and goals. You’ll benefit a lot from everyone’s coaching. All 5 coaching sessions take place via Zoom, two Thursday a month from 12:00 – 1:30 am PDT. 

The group is limited to just SIX participants so you’ll get lots of individual attention. Ongoing support via private Facebook group. Unlimited e-mail support. 

Fall program dates: Thursdays 12:00 am – 1:30 pm PST (20:00 – 21:30 hrs GMT): Oct 8 & 22, Nov 5 & 19, Dec 3. Commitment for all 5 sessions required.  

Cost: $495

The math is simple: if these coaching sessions help you recruit ONE annual membership, it will pay for itself.

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I so look forward to helping you grow your song circle or choir!

~ Marion