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Items by Robyn Lana

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Community Forum Post: Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductors Retreat 2014
Be sure to register early for the ACDA Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductor's Retreat!! Clinicians and choirs promise an inspiring weekend. Largely discounted for early birds! The schedule is sent to you in your registration confirmation email. For your planning, first session is Saturday...
Community Forum Post: Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductors Retreat 2014
Be sure to register early for the ACDA Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductor's Retreat!! Clinicians and choirs promise an inspiring weekend. Largely discounted for early birds! The schedule is sent to you in your registration confirmation email. For your planning, first session is Saturday...
Community Forum Post: Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductors Retreat 2014
Be sure to register early for the ACDA Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductor's Retreat!! Clinicians and choirs promise an inspiring weekend. Largely discounted for early birds! The schedule is sent to you in your registration confirmation email. For your planning, first session is Saturday...
Community Forum Post: Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductors Retreat 2014
Registration is now available online for the 2014 Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductor's Retreat.    For planning purposes, sessions begin Jan 18 at 9:15 am and conclude Jan 19 at 8:15 pm.  You will get a schedule of the retreat in your confirmation email.   Join us in Minneapolis...
Community Forum Post: Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductors Retreat 2014
Registration is now available online for the 2014 Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductor's Retreat.    For planning purposes, sessions begin Jan 18 at 9:15 am and conclude Jan 19 at 8:15 pm.  You will get a schedule of the retreat in your confirmation email.   Join us in Minneapolis...
Community Forum Post: Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductors Retreat 2014
Registration is now available online for the 2014 Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductor's Retreat.    For planning purposes, sessions begin Jan 18 at 9:15 am and conclude Jan 19 at 8:15 pm.  You will get a schedule of the retreat in your confirmation email.   Join us in Minneapolis...
Community Forum Post: Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductors Retreat 2014
Registration is now available online for the 2014 Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductor's Retreat.    For planning purposes, sessions begin Jan 18 at 9:15 am and conclude Jan 19 at 8:15 pm.  You will get a schedule of the retreat in your confirmation email.   Join us in Minneapolis!...
Announcement: Composition Competition - Cincinnati Children's Choir
Cincinnati Children’s Choir Composition Competition   What: The Cincinnati Children’s Choir Composition Competition is an annual contest promoting outstanding repertoire for treble choirs from children’s through youth ensembles.   CCC serves as Ensemble-in-Residence at the University ...
Community Forum Post: Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductors Retreat 2014
Many are asking about the ACDA Retreat in January 2014. Registration material should be online very soon. You may get information about clinicians, costs, location, hotel reservations, etc... at the link below. Special thanks to Angela Broeker (host) and her local committee, Joy Hirokawa, Trish Jo...
Community Forum Post: Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductors Retreat 2014
Many are asking about the ACDA Retreat in January 2014. Registration material should be online very soon. You may get information about clinicians, costs, location, hotel reservations, etc... at the link below. Special thanks to Angela Broeker (host) and her local committee, Joy Hirokawa, Trish Jo...
Community Forum Post: Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductors Retreat 2014
Many are asking about the ACDA Retreat in January 2014. Registration material should be online very soon. You may get information about clinicians, costs, location, hotel reservations, etc... at the link below. Special thanks to Angela Broeker (host) and her local committee, Joy Hirokawa, Trish Joy...
Announcement: Queen City Children's Choir Festival 2014
Cincinnati Children's Choir is now accepting applications for Queen City Children’s Choral Festival, June 26-29, 2014.    National treble-voice festival hosted by the Cincinnati Children’s Choir, Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Festival pr...
Community Forum Post: Highlights for Dallas ACDA
Highlights for Children’s and Community Youth Choir Conductors   Wednesday, March 12                   8:00 am                     Reading Session                                                      ...
Community Forum Post: Highlights for Dallas ACDA
Highlights for Children’s and Community Youth Choir Conductors   Wednesday, March 12                   8:00 am                     Reading Session                                                      ...
Community Forum Post: Highlights for Dallas ACDA
Highlights for Children’s and Community Youth Choir Conductors   Wednesday, March 12                   8:00 am                     Reading Session                                                      ...
Community Forum Post: Dallas Face-to-Face Opportunities!
You are invited to sign up for one on one time with amazing conductors/educators/composers.  Please go to the link to see the list and sign up in advance to secure your time!  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050D48ACAF2EA64-facetoface
Community Forum Post: Dallas Face-to-Face Opportunities!
You are invited to sign up for one on one time with amazing conductors/educators/composers.  Please go to the link to see the list and sign up in advance to secure your time!  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050D48ACAF2EA64-facetoface
Community Forum Post: Dallas Face-to-Face Opportunities!
You are invited to sign up for one on one time with amazing conductors/educators/composers.  Please go to the link to see the list and sign up in advance to secure your time!  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050D48ACAF2EA64-facetoface
Community Forum Post: Dallas Face-to-Face Opportunities!
You are invited to sign up for one on one time with amazing conductors/educators/composers.  Please go to the link to see the list and sign up in advance to secure your time!  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050D48ACAF2EA64-facetoface
Announcement: Cincinnati Public Schools Honor Choir to Premiere at the World Choir Games
The long-time vision of the Cincinnati Children's Choir (CCC) is coming to life with the help of an anonymous donor, Interkultur, and DunnHumby.  The Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) Honor Choir will premiere on the stage of Cincinnati's Aronoff Center under the direction of CCC's Founder Robyn La...
Community Forum Post: Join us on Facebook
The Children's Choir Conductor's Forum is active on Facebook.  If you have not joined us yet, please do! https://www.facebook.com/groups/54153449459/  
Community Forum Post: Join us on Facebook
The Children's Choir Conductor's Forum is active on Facebook.  If you have not joined us yet, please do! https://www.facebook.com/groups/54153449459/
Announcement: Queen City Children's Choir Festival - Cincinnati, OH
The Cincinnati Children's Choir, Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Cincinnati College-Conseratory of Music, has limited space available for the 2012 Queen City Children’s Choir Festival.   Join the Cincinnati Children's Choir for the 4th...
Announcement: ACDA Children's/Youth Conductors Retreat, Denver 2012
]]> ACDA Children’s and Community Youth Choir Conductor’s Retreat January 14-15, 2012 - Sheraton Denver Downtown   Peak Your Vision   Join fellow conductors/teachers from across North America for a unique retreat aimed to support the work of colleagues in th...
Announcement: Cincinnati Children's Choir Composition Competition
]]> Cincinnati Children’s Choir Composition Competition   What: The Cincinnati Children’s Choir Composition Competition is an annual contest promoting outstanding repertoire for children’s choirs.   CCC serves as Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Cincinnati...
Comment: Re: Inkling for iPad - Music featured prominently
You can download free chapters and explore.  Wonderful tool!
Community Forum Post: ACDA Children's/Youth Conductors Retreat, Denver 2012
2nd Biennial ACDA Children’s and Community Youth Choir Conductor’s Retreat January 14-15, 2012   Peak Your Vision   Children’s and Youth Choir conductors have a special mission - to offer the highest possible standard of artistry and music...
Community Forum Post: ACDA Children's/Youth Conductors Retreat, Denver 2012
2nd Biennial ACDA Children’s and Community Youth Choir Conductor’s Retreat January 14-15, 2012   Peak Your Vision   Children’s and Youth Choir conductors have a special mission - to offer the highest possible standard of artistry and music...
Community Forum Post: ACDA Children's/Youth Conductors Retreat, Denver 2012
2nd Biennial ACDA Children’s and Community Youth Choir Conductor’s Retreat January 14-15, 2012   Peak Your Vision   Children’s and Youth Choir conductors have a special mission - to offer the highest possible standard of artistry and music...
Community Forum Post: ACDA Children's/Youth Conductors Retreat, Denver 2012
2nd Biennial ACDA Children’s and Community Youth Choir Conductor’s Retreat January 14-15, 2012   Peak Your Vision   Children’s and Youth Choir conductors have a special mission - to offer the highest possible standard of artistry and music education, to nur...
Comment: Re: Indian piece; treble choir
Hi Trish! We commissioned Ethan to arrange a TTBB piece he had done with his Miami Men's Chorus for SSAA.  We premeired it last year but I don't believe it is published yet.  Very challenging.  Far more than Jai Bhavani.  Title is Pallanda.  I can get you in touch with Ethan if you need his...
Announcement: Queen City Children's Choir Festival 2012
The Cincinnati Children's Choir, Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Cincinnati College-Conseratory of Music, is now accepting applications for the 2012 Queen City Children’s Choir Festival.   Join the Cincinnati Children's Choir for the 4th annual, non-compe...
Announcement: Queen City Children's Choir Festival 2012
The Cincinnati Children's Choir, Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Cincinnati College-Conseratory of Music, is now accepting applications for the 2012 Queen City Children’s Choir Festival.   Join the Cincinnati Children's Choir for the 4th annual, non-competitive, National ...
Concert: Cincinnati Children's Choir to Premiere New Works – 3/19/11
The Cincinnati Children's Choir is pleased to congratulate Ryan Brechmacher, winner of the 2010 CCC Composition Competition.  Mr. Brechmacher is an active performer, composer, teacher and pianist. Originally from Bowling Green, Ohio, he studied piano with Anne Tracy, Doris Anderson and Carol ...
Announcement: ACDA Childrens/Comm. Youth RECEPTION - Chicago
All teacher/conductors who are working with children's choir (in or out of schools) and youth choirs in their community are invited to join us for a reception in Chicago on Thursday, March 10 from 6:00-8:00 in the Hilton's Grand Traditions Room.  The ACDA R & S area reception will be hosted b...
Community Forum Post: 2012 Retreat Update
The Denver Sheraton has been secured for housing and all sessions of the 2012 Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductor's Retreat, January 14-15, 2012.  Clinicians are being scheduled.  Highlights will once again include reading sessions, roundtables and opportunities to network and shar...
Community Forum Post: 2012 Retreat Update
The Denver Sheraton has been secured for housing and all sessions of the 2012 Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductor's Retreat, January 14-15, 2012.  Clinicians are being scheduled.  Highlights will once again include reading sessions, roundtables and opportunities to network and shar...
Community Forum Post: 2012 Retreat Update
The Denver Sheraton has been secured for housing and all sessions of the 2012 Children's and Community Youth Choir Conductor's Retreat, January 14-15, 2012.  Clinicians are being scheduled.  Highlights will once again include reading sessions, roundtables and opportunities to network and share, ...
Comment: Re: Vermont Children's Honor Choir
Susan,   Since you're looking for treble choir conductors, that also falls into the Children's/Community Youth area.  I'd be happy to also offer names if you would like.  Let me know.   Robyn Lana National Chair, Children's and Community Youth
Announcement: Cincinnati Children's Choir COMPOSITION COMPETITION
Cincinnati Children’s Choir Composition Competition   What: The Cincinnati Children’s Choir Composition Competition is an annual contest promoting outstanding repertoire for children’s choirs.   CCC serves as Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Cincinnati Colleg...
Comment: Re: seeking a work for Children's Choir and SATB choir
Hi Jane,   If you are a member of ACDA, there is a list of treble/adult choral repertoire on the children's and community youth page.  Address is here but you will need to log in first.    http://acda.org/repertoire/children%27s_choir/repertoire   Best, Robyn Lana
Announcement: Queen City Children's Choir Festival - June 23-26, 2011
Cincinnati Children's Choir is now accepting applications for Queen City Children’s Choral Festival, June 23-26, 2011.  National treble-voice festival hosted by the Cincinnati Children’s Choir, Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music F...
Comment: Re: Children's choir
Thank you for your work with children.  Please join our Facebook online group - Children's Choir Conductor's Forum.  There are many in that group who may be able to offer advice.  Also, the American Choral Directors Association website (acda.org), go to Repertoire at the top of the page and then ...
Blog post: ACDA Conductor's Retreat HUGE Success
On January 16 and 17, 2010, the Cincinnati Children's Choir hosted the inaugural ACDA Children’s Choir Conductor’s Retreat at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.  The two-day event involved 109 conductor/teachers, 240 young singers, and attracted ACDA members from 2...
Blog post: Working Toward Inclusivity
Addressing the name change from “Children’s Choir” to “Children’s and Community Youth Choirs” – by Robyn Lana, National Chair   The Children’s Choir Repertoire and Standards Committee, including the Division Chairs and myself, are grateful to the ACDA membership for pas...
Blog post: Working Toward Inclusivity
Addressing the name change from “Children’s Choir” to “Children’s and Community Youth Choirs” – by Robyn Lana, National Chair   The Children’s Choir Repertoire and Standards Committee, including the Division Chairs and myself, are grateful to the ACDA membership for pas...
Blog post: Informances: Educating Your Base
Article from Resound March 2006 American Choral Director’s Association                                                   Central Division                                                    ...
Community: Children's and Youth - Church Based Programs
Explore topics and issues church based children's and youth choir Conductors/Educators encounter.  Share ideas about repertoire, rehearsal methods, rehearsal management, physiology of the singer's voice, psychology of the early adolescent, recruiting, gathering support in your congregation, manag...
Community: Children's - Elementary School Programs
Explore topics and issues school based children's choir Conductors/Educators encounter.  Share ideas about repertoire, rehearsal methods, classroom management, physiology of the singer's voice, management, gathering administrative and community support, and connect with community members.   ...
Community: Children's and Youth - Community Based Programs
Explore topics and issues community based children's and youth choir Conductors/Educators encounter.  Share ideas about repertoire, rehearsal methods, classroom management, physiology of the singer's voice, psychology of the early adolescent, administrative/management, commissioning, touring, ...