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Interview with Lynne Gackle: Summer Institute Sessions (Part 2 of 2)

By Aimee Mell, Unison Editor We're so thrilled to have Dr. Lynne Gackle of Baylor University as our headliner for this year's Summer Institute. Read on to learn more details about her sessions on the adolescent female voice. AM: Could you please give us a preview of the sessions you’ll be leading at our summer … Continue reading Interview with Lynne Gackle: Summer Institute Sessions (Part 2 of 2)

ACDA Summer Jazz Workshop: Working with Rhythm Sections

Tuesday, July 16 2013 Tacoma Community College 6501 S 19th St 6, Tacoma, Washington 98466 This workshop aims to give choral directors resources and information to help them develop and work with their student rhythm sections. Time will be spent on each instrument, discussing technique as well as how to realize chord charts, work on … Continue reading ACDA Summer Jazz Workshop: Working with Rhythm Sections

Wise Words from Joel Ulrich, R&S Chair for Music in Worship as his term of office expires

Our colleague, Joel Ulrich, writes his final letter (for the time being) from his role as R&S Chair for Music in Worship as his term of office expires. Thank you, Joel, for your service and dedication to ACDA! Dear Music in Worship Colleagues, Two articles from the June/July Choral Journal discuss aspects that relate directly … Continue reading Wise Words from Joel Ulrich, R&S Chair for Music in Worship as his term of office expires

Brian Mitchell, President-Elect-designate, WA ACDA

Brian has taught choir at Mark Morris High School in Longview, WA since the fall of 1995.  He has directed men’s choir, treble choir, jazz choir, and many mixed ensembles ranging in size from 25 to 80. He also was the vocal director for 14 high school musicals and is currently the Music Coordinator for … Continue reading Brian Mitchell, President-Elect-designate, WA ACDA