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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...>

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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


Call for Performing Choirs (including Jazz Choirs) for the 2016 conference
Performing Choirs Call document HERE
Deadline, May 15, 2015
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Call for Interest Session proposals for the 2016 conference Application form HERE...> Deadline, June 15, 2015

Special note from Frank DeMiero, Jazz Choir R&S Chair HERE...>

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...>

mehargRetired, about to retire? An exciting role awaits you in helping those in therapy for Parkinson's, stroke recovery, and neurological issues Read more
by Howard Meharg

thomas-karenKaren P. Thomas, composer as well as the director of Seattle Pro Musica, received the Dale Warland Singers Commission Award; will write for the Young Women's Choral Projects of San Francisco Read more

jackson-burgessPortland Symphonic Girlchoir wins 2015 Chorus American/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming Read more
Roberta Q. Jackson and Debra R. Burgess, Co-conductors

thomasCross-cultural awakenings Read more...>
by Vicky Thomas, R&S Chair for Music in Worship

pattonThe Herb Effect Read more...>
by Marcia Patton, R&S Chair for Children's and Community Choirs/Artistic Director, Casper Children's Chorale

iversonTLife lessons and the power of healing through choral music not lost on Taylor Iverson; chooses choral music as a career Read more...>
Taylor is NWACDA's new collegiate rep to the board

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

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


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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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Performing choirs
2014 Conference
Photos for download...>

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...>