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The Winter 2017 edition of ChorTeach is now online

The winter edition of ChorTeach is now available online. Go to www.acda.org/publications, click on Choral Journal, then scroll down to ChorTeach logo. Contents: 1. A New Normal: Choral Culture as a Catalyst for Change by Sarah J. Graham 2. Preparation, Practice, Performance, and Pondering: A Different Approach to Score Preparation by Thomas Blue 3. Past, […]

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2016 High School Choral Festival Canceled

Due to scheduling issues beyond our control, the 2016 High School Choral Festival, set for November 9th, has been canceled. We apologize for any issues this may cause, and hope that you will still be able to join us in future years for this wonderful workshop.

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The Summer 2016 edition of ChorTeach is now available

Below you’ll find the articles included in the spring edition of ChorTeach.  To read them, go to www.acda.org/publications and scroll down to ChorTeach. ChorTeach is ACDA’s online magazine for choral director/music educators who are searching for answers and need fresh ideas or techniques to meet practical needs. Contents: Teacher Self-Preservation: Tips for Preserving Your Voice by […]

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The Fall 2015 edition of ChorTeach is now available

Below you’ll find the articles included in the spring edition of ChorTeach.  To read them, go to www.acda.org/publications and scroll down to ChorTeach. ChorTeach is ACDA’s online magazine for choral director/music educators who are searching for answers and need fresh ideas or techniques to meet practical needs. Contents: All of My Singers. Correct? by Colleen Whidden […]

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Chaperones for ACDAEast Honor Choirs

We are looking for people to chaperone the High School and South American ACDA Eastern Division Honor Choirs in Boston (February 10-13). Altogether, we will need approximately 8-10 females and 6-8 males to chaperone.  Please note that chaperones will share rooms with one other person.  If you know someone that would make a good roommate […]

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The Summer 2015 edition of ChorTeach is now available

Below you’ll find the articles included in the spring edition of ChorTeach.  To read them, go to www.acda.org/publications and scroll down to ChorTeach. ChorTeach is ACDA’s online magazine for choral director/music educators who are searching for answers and need fresh ideas or techniques to meet practical needs. Contents: Choir Member Placement and Its Acoustic Effects by […]

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Choral Opportunities: MMEA 2015 Conference

by Faith Lueth, MMEA Liaison The 2015 conference for the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (March 19-21 at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center) has much to offer choral musicians. There are three days packed with a variety of choral offerings that include informative sessions, insightful rehearsals, and performances. The conductor for this year’s All-State Chorus is Rollo Dilworth. […]

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The Care and Preservation of the Voice

by Tony Thornton, MassACDA President-Elect As conductors and singers, we work very hard over a period of weeks to prepare for performance. Concert week may include additional rehearsals and certainly a dress rehearsal. This added stress can cause the immune system to weaken, making the body susceptible to illness; it would be a pity to […]

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Bibliography of Vocal Jazz and Aural Skill References and Resources

by Cathy Jensen-Hole, Vocal Jazz Chair Aebersold, J. and Aitken, G. (1983). Vocal jazz improvisation: an instrumental approach. Jazz Educators Journal, 15(3). Aitken, G. (1986). Sherrill Milnes: Baritone extraordinaire talks about vocal jazz. Jazz Educators Journal, 19(1), 19-20. Aitken, G. (1984). Rehearsal techniques. Jazz Educators Journal, 18(3), 56-58. Aitken, G. (1984). Rehearsal techniques. Jazz Educators […]

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Giving Voice to Female Conductors and Composers

by Lindsay Pope, Women’s Choirs Chair This past fall, I attended a conductors and composers forum at a nearby college. When it was time for the students to pose questions, one student remarked, “I am an aspiring composer. I cannot help but notice that of this entire panel, everyone save one composer is male. What […]

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