Your Health and Safety at Choral Arts Experiences

September 8, 2021

Dear friend,

Thank you for being a patron and supporter of the Choral Arts Society of Washington.

As we prepare to return to live, in-person musical experiences, the health and safety of you, our cherished patron, is in the forefront of all our thinking and decisions.

We endeavor to make your time as an audience member at our Choral Arts experiences not only personally radiant, transformative, and memorable, but also welcoming, safe, respectful, and healthy.

Below you will find more information on how we endeavor to keep audiences, artists, collaborators, and staff healthy and safe for the foreseeable future while COVID-19 continues as a global health pandemic. We’ve included information on what we and our partner venues are doing to ensure your experience is a welcoming and safe one.

If you have any questions or concerns at all feel free to reach out to our patron services team at

Thank you for your belief in the power of choral music to powerful human experiences move people to find shared purpose, discover shared passion, and connect with the music within themselves. We can’t wait to see you again in person soon in our 2021-22 season – the last with our treasured Artistic Director, Scott Tucker.

The Choral Arts Board, Staff, and Chorus

Choral Arts Policies

How will Choral Arts ensure a welcoming, safe, respectful, and healthy audience experience?

  • Choral Arts requires that all members of our ensembles, including our entire staff, be vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Additionally, we provide rehearsal and performance health and safety protocols to our singers, instrumentalists, and staff, to ensure a safe, respectful, and healthy rehearsal and performance environment.
  • Choral Arts observes all health and safety policies and protocols of the partner venues at which we rehearse and perform, and follows local and national guidelines and recommendations for healthy and safety.
  • We keep in touch with you, our patrons and supporters, to understand your questions and concerns, and ensure you receive timely and updated information as COVID-19 protocols and public health measures continue to evolve ahead of your experiences.
  • We offer flexible ticket exchange options for tickets sold by us at

Venue Information

Health and Safety Policies at our venues change rapidly and reflect both national and local regulation. Please visit the venue websites for the most up to date information regarding vaccination and mask requirements for patrons.

As of September 8, 2021, all venues require patrons to wear masks at all times while indoors, including inside the performance space. Choral Arts will also require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test (within 72 hours of the performance) for audience members.

Contact Information

For questions concerning Choral Arts tickets purchased through the Choral Arts Society of Washington, for performances at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center and Live! at 10th & G, please contact us at

For questions concerning Choral Arts tickets purchased through The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, please contact The Kennedy Center box office:

PLEASE NOTE: These protocols currently in place are subject to change in compliance with revisions to national and local guidelines regarding COVID-19. While we will provide the most up-to-date public health procedures to improve patron safety, they are not an absolute protection against contracting COVID-19. Patrons assume their own risk by attending Choral Arts experiences.