Edith A. Copley

Edith A. Copley

Session 3

Thursday March 10th - 9:45am

Conducting Masterclass session

Session Description

Clinician Bio

Edith A. Copley is regents’ professor emeritus at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff where she served as director of choral studies from 1993-2021. At NAU she conducted the Shrine of the Ages Choir, Chamber Singers, and taught choral methods, conducting, and graduate choral literature. Copley has received numerous honors, including the NAU Centennial Teacher of the Year, Arizona Music Educator of the Year, Arizona ACDA Outstanding Choral Director, and the Weston H. Noble Award from her alma mater, Luther College. She has served ACDA in various leadership roles, including state and regional president and is currently ACDA National President Elect. She is in high demand as a guest clinician and conductor both in the US and abroad.