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NW ACDA Services

PAM (Presbyterian Association of Musicians) announces a NW first. One-day workshop April 5, 2014. Church directors should not miss this event! Read more...>

Richard Sparks on choral with superb information/ideas (Must reading: "What we can learn from John Wooden"...four articles) Read more...>

University of Washington Choral Festival of Excellence set for April 14, 2014; Jonathan Talberg, Clinician Read more...>

Bob Chilcott featured presenter at Cache Valley workshop, Logan, Utah, April 25-26, 2014 Read more...>

Second National MS/JH Conference for Choral Music to happen May 2-3, 2014 at U of Northern Texas (Denton) 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...>

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

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

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


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

Northwest Notes
Articles by Our Officers and Board Members


Twyla Brunson recipient of the 2014 award for leadership and excellence in the choral art Read more...>




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

mehargRead! It'll do ya good! Read more...>
by Howard Meharg, Web/Editor, NW ACDA


popeSing out loud: empowering women's choirs Read more...>
by Lindsay S. Pope, Massachusetts ACDA, Women's Choirs R&S Chair

malfattiGetting beyond slick Read more...>
by Dennis Malfatti, guest author, R&S Chair for University Choirs, Indiana Choral Directors Association

bartelInaudible actions of singers vital to pulling audience into musical experience
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by Dr. Mark Bartel, guest author, reprinted from Kansas' Choral Range

mckeeStuck in the middle: Finding multi-cultural repertoire for middle school choirs Read more...>
by Kurt McKee, R & S Chair for Multi-Cultural Music

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...>
Spring, 2013 Issue now available!
Includes an article by Paul Aitken, Boise


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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Willamette University Music...>

Boise State University...>

National Catholic Youth

Voice Care Network 33rd Annual Course, July 10-17 and July 20-25...>


Performing choirs
2014 Conference
Photos for download...>




Link to hi res (large) version of 2014 conference logo (for those needing this for print purposes) ...>



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