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21 tips on choir performance for emerging music educators
by Georgina Philippson Read more
campbellYour new president-elect is Bill Campbell Read more
reddanConsidering the Three R’s for Community College Choirs: Recruitment, Repertoire, Refresh Read more
by James M. Reddan
ristPositive Recruitment Read more
by Joshua Rist, Director of Choral Music, Hermiston HS
deitzBe a Mentor Read more
by Helen Deitz
bakerMusic Literacy Read more
by John Baker
Guidelines for submission of articles for Choral Focus Read more
by Julie Cherry, Editor

Gold Award reporting form as explained Read more...>
by Jim Angaran
Direct link to form for festival manager Read more...>

Contest managers to report to OSAA using new online form Read more...>
by Mike Wallmark, Associate Executive Director, OSAA

History of OR ACDA - Officers and R&S Chairs from 1994 to present
Provided by Matt Strauser Read more...>

Great resource for choral directors who work in the public schools!

Other events for your consideration

"Worship and Music: Making Disciples" Sacred Music and Worship Summer Workshop in Portland, OR August 14-15, 2016. More information and REGISTER HERE. (Sponsored by the Church Music Institute)

You may send info on your event to your web/editor HERE

And put October 29 on your calendar now. It's the Fall Choral Workshop sponsored by OR ACDA and held at Pacific University.


2016 Sacred Music Workshop sponsored by Church Music Institute (CMI) to be held August 14-15 at Calvin Presbyterian Church in Tigard on August 14 and 15. Full info and registration HERE

Last year's Oregon ACDA summer workshop summarized
Summary by Mary Kay Babcock Read more
Steve Peter shared these two songs with you:
One Bright and Sunny Morning Read more
Bim Bam Read more
Therees Hibbard's
session link to "Building Body-Voices" and her YouTube clips demonstrating "Building Body-Voices."



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Need ACDA forms? Things like travel reimbursement, agreement for
services, W-9, Funds request form? FIND THEM HERE...>

Need OSAA forms and information? FIND IT HERE...>