Submitted by Darcy Morrissey, Youth R&R Coordinator “Off the Risers,” the first workshop collaboration between the Evergreen Orff Chapter and Washington ACDA, was a success, connecting forty-five music educators with the resourceful Saxon Inabnit, an expert in applying the Orff philosophy to the choral setting. Saxon's fresh take on the traditional choir rehearsal was innovative … Continue reading Off the Risers: Evergreen Orff and Washington ACDA
Submitted by Kela Wanyama, Communications Chair Places Dr. Lyman has lived: Cleveland, Boston, Iowa, Texas, Belgium, and currently Tacoma. Professional Positions: “I really love hard work and don’t mind working hard,” says Lyman, who is director of choral activities at Tacoma Community College, artistic director of the Seattle Bach Choir, Sine Nomine Renaissance Choir in … Continue reading Meet Anne Lyman, your new WA-ACDA President-Elect!
by Heather MacLaughlin Garbes, Lifelong Choirs Coordinator 1. Venue Rental: a. Look for a place that is reasonably quiet and has an acoustic that will work well with your ensemble and also the repertoire that you are recording. b. Early mornings and very late evenings can be the best time 2. Artist Stipends: a. On … Continue reading 10 step Quick Guide for producing a CD
by Dean Luethi, Collegiate Choirs Chair Washington State is beautiful. The varying climate areas, the topographical wonder, the purple mountains majesty. Yet let’s call a spade a spade: there is a great divide in our state between the east side and the west side. Travel difficulties can and do impede the programming of cross-state collaborations … Continue reading Overcoming the Great (Geographical) Divide