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

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2018 Conference Information
March 7-10, Portland, Oregon

Call for 2018 Performing Choirs (Application Information on PDF page HERE)
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Deadline is this evening at 10 p.m.!

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"STANDING IN THE CENTER"... ARTICLES WRITTEN BY CHORAL DIRECTORS FOR CHORAL DIRECTORS - over 100 inspiring and informative articles from the past 25 years, with more being added monthly 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.

Working with beginning rhythm sections Read more
by Jeff Horenstein, R&R Chair for Vocal Jazz

Three reasons why brain research should guide arts scheduling in schools Read more
by Anthony Mazzocchi, NAfME member

The rising tide Read more
by David Edmonds, R&R Chair for Student Activities

What is your choir's WHY? Read more
by David Edmonds, R&R Chair for Student Activities

What or who influenced your choral work most?
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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


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