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on choral with superb information/ideas Read more...>

ChoralNet - your source for virtually every kind of choral resource MORE...>

Commission a new choral work for $1 - $100...or maybe even for free; find out how Read more...>

University of Montana High School All-Star Honor Choir, Jonathan Reed, Guest Conductor. Your students can participate. No auditions, no recordings. Nominations: Nov. 3-21. Performance Jan. 25, 2015
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Montana's Great Falls Symphonic Choir inaugurates scholarship in the name of Mary Moore. You may contribute...>

calendarCalendars for each NW ACDA state; put your event on it More...>

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robertsPast-presidents page now online!
(Left) Robin Roberts - 1964-69


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Articles by guest authors

Talk on Music: Change
by Patricia Trump, an address for the North Central Divisional Conference, February 10, 2012 Read more...>
(Delightful and funny speech by Ms. Trump, a veteran elementary music teacher from Des Moines, IA)

Singing God's Song Faithfully Read more...>
by Charlotte Kroeker, Executive Director of Church Music Institute

Northwest Notes
Articles by Our Officers and Board Members

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Dr. Robert (Bob) Scandrett remembered in this moving article by Loren Ponten Read more...>



Patrick Ryan assumes role as president of NW ACDA; read what he has to say Read more...>

Nicole Lamartine elected president-elect for NW division, ACDA Read more...>

Gary Weidenaar moves to new role as vice-president; Patrick Ryan assumes presidency; Nicole Lamartine is president-elect; read Gary's last article as president Read more...>

mehargThe debate rages: hymns or praise choruses Read more...>
reprinted from the Spring-2000 issue of Northwest Notes
unknown source (still funny after 14 years!)

ryanChoral Arts, Robert Bode, Conductor, and Vocal Jazz 1, Vijay Singh, Conductor, to perform at the national ACDA conference in SLC Read more...>
President Patrick Ryan interviews Bode and Singh

edmondsThe power of one: unison works for developing choirs Read more...>
by David Edmonds, R&S Chair for Women's Choirs, Montana

ryanNWACDA board seeks student representatives Read more...>
by Patrick Ryan, President

Conducting refresher: letting go of bad habits Read more...>
by Michael Murphy, President, ID-ACDA


mehargThe Vision: A question of sanity! Read more...>
by Howard Meharg, Web/Editor, NW ACDA

weidenaarThe President's Page

President Gary Weidenaar sums up the 2014 conference eloquently; it'll touch your heart! "Two years of planning meets four days of conference" Read more...>


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chorteach-graphicWonderful ideas and inspiration for teachers of choral music; edited and compiled by Dr. Terry Barham Read more...>


advocacy-guide Stand up for your school choir now; Chorus America's new advocacy guide makes the case for school choirs; free download...>


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National Catholic Youth Choir for 2015...>

4-Minute Mastery: A Comprehensive Approach to Sight-Reading


Performing choirs
2014 Conference
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For recordings of performing choirs at the divisional conference in Seattle March 13-16, 2014, contact Soundwaves Recording or call 419-433-4918

You will find photos, full information on our 2012 conference HERE...>