Dr. Andrea Ramsey enjoys an international presence as a composer, conductor, scholar and music educator. She is the headline clinician for the 2018 Washington ACDA Summer Institute.
by Linda Moore, Secretary and Membership Chair “Sharpen the Saw” is habit 7 in Stephen Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People. This habit of self-renewal is the habit of attending to your physical, social/emotional, mental and spiritual needs. For most of the past 9 years, I have set aside time to attend … Continue reading Sharpening the Saw
By Howard Meharg "Another amazing session filled with inspiration, plenty of learning opportunities, and the fun of seeing friends and colleagues again...that describes it for me," said a Summer Institute attendee regarding the 2013 conference. Attendance remained high with 220 people registered for this, the 18th year for Washington ACDA's main event, held again on … Continue reading To Sum It Up: The 2013 Summer Institute
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)