Conferences

Dates for your calendar!

Our conference was held Saturday, October 27, in Forest Grove on the beautiful campus of Pacific University. We’ll leave the schedule and other information (below) on the website as a reference for a few weeks.

Photos taken by Pam Nordquist can be viewed by clicking on the link to Oregon ACDA’s Facebook page HERE.

Takeaways from Steve Peter’s session can be found  at this link.
Steve Peter-Takeaways from Skill Building FCW 18
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Steve Peter also supplied the following YouTube links for songs he used in his sessions on October 27:
One Bright and Sunny Morning – Rob Amchin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWivebnET_o&t=70s

Sesere eeye – initial movement/steps tutorial
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SATEqK2NK5Q&t=88s

Sesere eeye – performance demonstration
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9MpGNIa3BA

Pass the Beat Around the Room – Australian Instructional video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbTpU4Qcmh4&t=110s

I Am Slowly Going Crazy – Original song (clapping sequence added as song progresses…single clap on one; double clap on two..etc.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pygwaX2VNzQ&t=23s

Bring Me Little Water Sylvie – dozens of YouTube tutorials available
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIiYQN3pvt4

Take Me Coco, The Dopplers – clapping sequence begins at 2’40”, but the entire YouTube post is full of interesting rhythmic and stylistic features (7/4 opening’s my favorite)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XW-n2NScxeU

Oregon ACDA Fall Choral Workshop – Saturday, October 27, 2018
Pacific University  hosts this full day of activities
9:00 to 5:00 – All materials and lunch provided. Don’t miss it.
Session with Dan Davison for middle school singers, and two levels of high school participants with Steve Peter and Steve Zielke PLUS and Adult Director’s Session with Ethan Sperry!
Schedule for the day HERE – OR ACDA FCW 2018 Schedule
Full information HERE – OR ACDA FCW 2018

Eleven Oregon choirs represented this state beautifully in the NW ACDA 2018 Conference held in Portland. We show these photos with great pride: CLICK HERE