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Community Forum Post: October 2014 ChoraLink
"...to inspire excellence in choral music through  Education, Performance, Composition, and Advocacy." October 2014 ChoraLink October has been busy for your Eastern Division Leadership. The 2016...
Community Forum Post: August 2014 ChoraLink
"...to inspire excellence in choral music through  Education, Performance, Composition, and Advocacy." August 2014 ChoraLink School is right around the corner, so what better time to focus on ACDA sponsored ...
Community Forum Post: July 2014 ChoraLink
July 2014 ChoraLink   Greetings, colleagues!    I am so pleased to be at your service as the new president of the Eastern Division; it is humbling to write to each of you...
Community Forum Post: February 2013 Membership Update
Hello ACDA-PA! It's hard to believe it's already the middle of February.........time is flying by and we're writing to remind you of important upcoming deadlines and dates for our Summer and Fall Conferences this year. Please take a few moments to mark your calendar: ****This Saturday, February 16 i...
Community Forum Post: Membership Feedback Needed in Online Survey
Help us help you...   Happy new year to all ACDA members in Pennsylvania.  As we begin a new year, the ACDA PA board continues to seek to provide services that are relevant to all choral directors throughout the commonwealth.  To help us better understand your needs, please take five...
Community Forum Post: January 2013 Membership Update
Several updates have been made to the ACDA-PA website, many of which involve the upcoming Dallas conference and student membership/scholarships.  Please visit www.acdapa.org/news to see the latest updates.   Also, note the upcoming Keystone Choral Festival scheduled for later this spring.  ...
Community Forum Post: December 2012 ChoraLink
ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink   December 2012     This issue of ChoraLink is spo...
Community Forum Post: November 2012 ChoraLink
ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink   November 2012     This issue of ChoraLink is sponsored by Messiah College.    Dear colleagues,   The season of December is filled with joyous music among all our choirs. December is the month w...
Community Forum Post: October 2012 ChoraLink
ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink   October 2012     This issue of ChoraLink is sp...
Community Forum Post: From High School to Future Music Educator
From High School to Future Music Educator Monday, July 30, 2012, 8:30AM-5:00PM ACDA PA Summer Conference Penn State University, School of Music   Intended for any high school student considering a future as a music educator, this is an exciting and invaluable opportunity to learn more ...
Community Forum Post: April 2012 ChoraLink
ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink   April 2012     This issue of ChoraLink is sponsored by the American Kodaly Institute at the University of Maryland.   2014 Division Conference - Sav...
Community Forum Post: April 2012 Membership Update
Hi ACDA-PA members! "Spring is sprung, the grass is riz.  I wonder where the birdies is..." (Anonymous poet from Brooklyn).  It may feel like summer's here already, but we choral musicians know that we can't take a break yet, because the busiest time of the year is still...
Community Forum Post: Summer Conference & Intergenerational Honor Choir
Dear ACDA-PA Members, I am writing today to encourage you to register for two excellent events offered by your ACDA state chapter this summer: the 2012 Summer Conference and the Intergenerational Honor Choir, taking place July 28-31, 2012 at Penn State University in State College.   ...
Blog post: March 2012 ChoraLink
ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink   March 2012     This issue of ChoraLink is sponsored by Messiah College.      **We hope you enjoyed the conference. Please visit this link to submit ...
Community Forum Post: Providence 2012: Face to Face
Got that question you always wanted to ask?  Schedule an interview with National and Division leadership as well as conductors and presenters  at the Eastern Division Conference.  Face to Face provides the opportunity to schedule a 20 minute interview.  To see who is available and to schedu...
Community Forum Post: President-Elect Designate Named
ACDA-PA is pleased to announce the next President-Elect Designate, Randy Yoder.  Randy will begin his term as President-Elect in 2013, then will serve as state chapter President from 2015-17, and as Vice President from 2017-2019.  Congratulations to Randy!
Community Forum Post: Online Voting Issue - Corrected
We have experienced a few technical problems with the online voting security in the past few days. If you logged in and voted and were able to see results, did not receive a confirmation message saying "thank you for your vote," or could not find the link, please visit www.acdapa.or...
Community Forum Post: Call for Research Posters
Call for Research Posters:ACDA-PA 18th Annual Summer Conference, July 29-31, 2012 ACDA-PA announces a call for research posters for the ACDA-PA 18th Annual Summer Conference to be held on The Pennsylvania State University - University Park Campus, July 29-31, 2012. A research poster is ...
Community Forum Post: Call for Session Proposals
ACDA-PA 18th Annual Summer Conference Interest Sessions Call for Proposals July 29-31, 2012 ACDA-PA members and members of associate professional and scholarly societies are invited to submit session proposals for the ACDA-PA 18th Annual Summer Conference to be held in University Park, ...
Community Forum Post: Summer Conference 2012
SAVE THE DATE!The 18th Annual ACDA-PA Summer Conference July 29-31, 2012Penn State University School of MusicState College, PA HEADLINERS:Dr. Janet Galván, Ithaca CollegeDr. Tim Sharp, Executive Director of ACDA HIGHLIGHTS TO INCLUDE: Intergenerational Mixed Honor Choir: Membe...
Community Forum Post: Conference Update
Conference Update Be sure to be part of the Choral Community at the Eastern Division Conference Feb. 15-18.   Avoid long lines and pre-register at www.acda.org; log in to register online or go to http://acdaeast.org/providence/registration-and...
Community Forum Post: Don't forget to vote!
The National Office has asked us to remind you to log on to www.acdapa.org and vote for the National President-Elect and to complete the strategic planning survey.  While you're there, vote for our Eastern Division President-Elect as well!
Blog post: January 2012 ChoraLink
ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink   January 2012     This issue of ChoraLink is sponsored by Luther Seminary. Hope to see you all at the Division Conference!   ACDA ...
Blog post: President-Elect Designate Nominees Announced
President-Elect Designate Nominees Announced Elections to be held in January ACDA-PA is pleased to announce two nominees to run for the position of President-Elect Designate. The elected officer will begin a six-year term, beginning on July 1, 2013, as President-Elect for 2 years, followe...
Community Forum Post: 2012 Divisional Conferences promo video
 
Community Forum Post: Deadline Extension for Eastern Div. Renaissance Institute
Applications for Conducting Participants in the Renaissance Institute extended to November 1.  The Institute in Providence will focus on music of the Renaissance Music, and will give participants an  intensive immersion in the craft of Renaissance interpretation with master clinicians Rob...
Blog post: ChoraLink, August 2011
  ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink   August 2011   2012 Conference Exhibit and Ad Reservation form available Reserve now to have your advertisement appear in ChoraLink. Informati...
Community Forum Post: Auditions Re-Opened for Specific Voice Parts
ACDA Eastern Division Special Honor Choir Announcement   Auditions are re-opened for the following ACDA Eastern Division Honor Choirs in particular voice parts. Please see http://acdaeast.org/providence/hc_general_info.html.Tenors and Bas...
Blog post: Fall Choral Conference - October 21-22, 2011
2011 Inaugural ACDA-PA Fall Choral Conference Friday-Saturday, October 21-22, 2011 York, Pennsylvania Conference to feature choral ensembles from across the Commonwealth and Paul Rardin   The first ever Fall Choral Conference will take place on Friday evening, October 21 and ...
Blog post: ChoraLink, July 2011
  ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink July 2011 This issue sponsored by sheetmusicplus at www.sheetmusicplus.com.   ...
Blog post: Musical Theatre Workshop
      Bel Canto/can belto a musical theatre voice workshop for ADULT SINGERS SP...
Announcement: Eastern Division Honor Choirs Deadline extended
  The Deadline for Eastern Division Honor Choir applications has been extended to midnight, Monday, June 20.  For more information, visit www.acdaeast.org  
Community Forum Post: Honor Choir deadline extended
The Deadline for Eastern Division Honor Choir applications has been extended to midnight, Monday, June 20.  Visit www.acdaeast.org for more information.
Blog post: ChoraLink, June 2011
ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink June 2011   Advertise with ACDA's Eastern Division, in the Troubadour, ChoraLink, or on our website. ...
Blog post: ChoraLink, May 2011
ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink May 2011   Advertise with ACDA's Eastern Division, in the Trou...
PDF Document: Troubadour Journal, April 2011
Community Forum Post: Providence Update: Publisher & Composer Call for Reading Session Materials
Reading Session Submittals Thomas R. Martin, Reading Session Chair ACDA Eastern Division Conference Providence, RI; February 15-18, 2012 Due Date: June 15, 2011 Dear Publisher, You are invited to submit your recommended materials for the Reading Sessions and Repertoire Portfol...
Community Forum Post: Fall Choral Conference Announced!
2011 Inaugural ACDA-PA Fall Choral Conference Friday-Saturday, October 21-22, 2011 York, Pennsylvania Conference to feature choral ensembles from across the Commonwealth and Paul Rardin   The first ever Fall Choral Conference will take place on Friday evening, October 21...
Blog post: March 2011 ChoraLink
ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink March 2011   Advertise with ACDA's Eastern Division, in the Troubadour, ChoraLink, or on our website. ...
Forum message: Classical style piece for middle school
Hi Everyone, I have a mixed 8th grade group that is just beginning to "get" 3-part (SAT/B) harmonies.  The boys (14 of them) are starting to hold their own, but mostly I've been having them double other parts in some SA or SSA selections.   I typically like to introduce one classical style pi...
Community Forum Post: 2011 Summer Honor Choirs Information
2011 Summer Honor Choirs Saturday, August 6 – Monday, August 8, 2011 Penn State University, School of Music State College, PA Intergenerational Honor Choir Dear Colleagues, The American Choral Directors Association of Pennsylvania are proud to announce a new Intergenerational H...
Blog post: Did you know?
DID YOU KNOW? Some little-known facts from ACDA-PA’s fifty year history. DID YOU KNOW--- That two of the twelve members of the “Steering Committee” which created ACDA in 1958/59 were Pennsylvanians? (John Raymond and Earl Willhoite; both were part of the Fred Waring organizatio...
Blog post: ChoraLink, February 2011
ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink February 2011   Welcome to ChoraLink, a monthly updat...
Blog post: ChoraLink, January 2011
ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink January 2011   This issue of ChoraLink is sponsored by Bard College, www.bard.edu ...
PDF Document: Troubadour Newsletter, December 2010
Community Forum Post: Providence 2012 Honor Choir Information
2012 ACDA-ED Honor Choir General Information February 15-18, 2012 Providence, RI Penelope Cruz, Honor Choir Chair pcruzACDA@gmail.com The general information below applies to all honor choirs. For more specific information, please visit the links on the bottom of this page. ...
Announcement: Middle School Boys' Festival Makes Local News
Pittsburgh, PA --     Choral fest hits high note with 'Mucho Macho' teen boys   http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/pittsburgh/s_708468.html   http://www.yournorthhills.com/northhillsnews/article/choral-festival-ross-township-provides-high-no...
Blog post: October 2010 ChoraLink
ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink October 2010    This issue of ChoraLink is sponsored by ...
Blog post: September ChoraLink
ACDA Eastern Division ChoraLink September 2010    This issue of ChoraLink is sponsored by ...
Community Forum Post: Updated Events
The "Festivals & Events" page has been updated to reflect the most recent additions to the ACDA-PA website calendar.