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Meet Anne Lyman, your new WA-ACDA President-Elect!

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!

Middle School Choir is Group Therapy

by Ailisa Newhall, Commercial Music If you have ever taught middle school choir, you know what I’m talking about.  Everything is a huge dramatic deal inside a tiny bubble.  It makes the emotion of the music exhilarating.  It makes every other aspect of life a crazy roller coaster.  One student told me, “the only reason … Continue reading Middle School Choir is Group Therapy

The Big Queer Concert – A Report from the CWU Student Chapter

written by Tori Casebeer, Vice President, Central Washington University ACDA Chapter For many of us in Central Washington University’s ACDA Student Chapter, social justice is a very important topic of discussion. We know that the choral world is diverse and broad in its membership, and that people of different ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender … Continue reading The Big Queer Concert – A Report from the CWU Student Chapter

Welcome to ICEP Conductor Susan Hernández Osés!

As a part of the Music of the Americas International Conductor Exchange Program, we are excited to host Susan Hernández Osés (Costa Rica) in Seattle the week of March 13-18. Susan is a director of the choral program at the Escuela de Musica Municipal de Santo Domingo, Heredia, Costa Rica We have two events planned where members can … Continue reading Welcome to ICEP Conductor Susan Hernández Osés!