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NW Divisional Conference 2018 will be held in Portland, OR on March 7-10


Brian Galante elected; to become president-elect of NWACDA Read more


Richard Sparks on choral conducting...blog 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...>

Montana's Great Falls Symphonic Choir inaugurates scholarship in the name of Mary Moore. You may contribute...>

Update your e-mail address; stay on our mailing list...please! More...>

robertsPast-presidents page now online!
(Left) Robin Roberts - 1964-69
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Information for advertisers More...>


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

 

NW Conference Information will be found here soon. Stay tuned!

"STANDING IN THE CENTER"... ARTICLES WRITTEN BY CHORAL DIRECTORS FOR CHORAL DIRECTORS - READ MORE

You must see this video! Brian Mitchell, WA ACDA president, explains so articulately why we give our lives to choral music! DO NOT MISS THIS VIDEO! But first, find about 20 free minutes without a chance for interruption! HERE is the URL.

What or who influenced your choral work most?
OK, I'll go first!
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by Howard Meharg, Web/Editor, NWACDA

Unison, two and three-part "Greatest Hits" Read more
by Roberta Q. Jackson, Portland Symphonic GirlChoir and ORACDA Women's Choir R&R Chair

Letter from the editor: Variations Read more
by Eliza Rubenstein, Editor of "Cantate," California's ACDA newsletter


I was glad...or was I? A composer reflects on religion
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by Shawn Kirchner, reprinted from "Cantate," California's ACDA newsletter

A new normal: choral culture as a catalyst for change Read more
by Sarah J. Graham, Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, ID

The ins and outs of vocal auditions: how to help your students do their best Read more
by Pamela Bathurst, Lionel Hampton School of Music, University of Idaho

 

Read articles from previous web/newsletters at news/archives...>


Also on your ACDA website

chorteach-graphicWonderful ideas and inspiration for teachers of choral music; edited and compiled by Dr. Terry Barham Read more...>
You may have to log in at www.acda.org to access the ChorTeach page.

 


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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2016 Conference Choir Photos can be reached HERE

2016 Conference Information, including summary with photos, and other information can be found HERE.

These photos are in large files suitable for printing. Allow time for download.


Material from the conference

Vicky Thomas' "Small Choir Repertoire Suggestions" (Excel file format) - HERE


Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble announces 16th annual student choral composition awards program (2016-2017) READ MORE

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