by Aly Henniger, Student Representatve Mentoring is beneficial for people at every level of choral experience. In order to incorporate all Washington ACDA members, Jason Saunders and I are creating Mentor Pods. These Pods will connect members of the profession at every level—from students to retirees—in an effort to share experiences and advice. The Pods … Continue reading Mentorship Pods forming now!
Thanks to WNYC'S podcast Snap Judgement for playing this moving audio documentary of a man's gender transition heard through his singing. It was recorded in 2010 by Tristan Whiston, the singer, and Carma Jolly of the CBC. The 26 minutes are well worth a listen. Middle C: A Singer's Audio Diary of His Transition … Continue reading Middle C – A Singer Chronicles His Gender Transition
Aimee Mell, Unison Editor AM: You are a specialist on the adolescent female voice and your book Finding Ophelia's Voice, Opening Ophelia's Heart: Nurturing the Adolescent Female Voice has brought this conversation to the forefront. What led to your focus on this topic? LG: Back in 1980 I was a young teacher in Miami, I … Continue reading Interview with Lynne Gackle: Finding Ophelia’s Voice (Part 1 of 2) ACDA WA Summer Institute Headliner
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)