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The five strategic priorities affirmed WCMS’s mission to provide outstanding and diverse music education and performances, accessible to all, in Winchester, neighboring communities, and beyond.
As 2019 came to a close, the school’s leadership reviewed and refined the five priorities, reflecting all of the work that had been accomplished to date. Setting the stage for how we wish to serve our community into the future, the Board of Trustees adopted the following five priorities in May of 2020 to help guide us in our planning and decisions for the next several years.
These priorities truly represent a shared vision for WCMS’s future. We hope you will join us in embracing these strategic priorities and making this vision WCMS’s reality.
Create and implement programming that provides greater artistic growth and depth both on campus and with collaborations in the community.
We will continue to fulfill our mission to provide outstanding and diverse music education.
Develop strategies for more effective communication with internal and external audiences.
Using multiple strategies across the four pillars of our brand – messaging, visual identity, customer experience, and communications – we will refine and expand our communications to engage a variety of audiences. We will gauge the effectiveness of our marketing and communication efforts using data analysis and use the data collected to inform key decisions.
Assess every point of contact to enhance customer service and safety.
We are committed to proactively cultivating a warm and welcoming environment to ensure WCMS is accessible to all. We will strive to be responsive and adapt to the changing needs of our constituency.
Maintain a supportive, diverse, and inclusive workplace consistent with attracting and retaining high quality teaching artists and administrative staff.
We are committed to providing our employees with a supportive workplace culture. We will strive to be responsive to the needs and professional development of our teachers and staff.
Plan, organize fundraising, and implement building renovations to meet the current and future performance and programming needs of the school.
We will examine fundraising potential for a capital campaign while continuing to refine plans for a building renovation and expansion. We will complete planning and construction in accordance with our fundraising capability.
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