Location: Washington, USA
Howard Meharg taught choral music in the high schools of Kelso and Longview, WA for thirty years. His professional work includes two tours with the Norman Luboff Choir and he was a co-founder and singer in Male Ensemble Northwest for twenty years. Choirs under his direction have sung for a national ACDA convention as well as for regional conferences on several occasions. He has served as president of the Washington chapter of ACDA
(twice) and has been an active member of the board for both the northwest division and for Washington state for over fifteen years...serving as newsletter editor and now as web designer/editor for all six states in the NW ACDA division as well as the divisional site. He also designed and maintains the ACDA website for the state of Arkansas. He serves currently on the national technology committee for ACDA.
In addition to his continuing work as choir director at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Longview, Washington, he founded (2009) Chor Anno (the annual choir), so named because the group sings one concert weekend each year. It's made up of twenty-five choral professionals, most of whom direct choirs in schools, churches, or colleges in Oregon and Washington. www.choranno.org The group is based in Vancouver, Washington, where Howard lives with his wife, Karen.