You’ll come away rejuvenated by OR ACDA’s Fall Workshop at Pacific University, Forest Grove, Saturday October 26
Don’t miss it!
We leave the following information online for reference. Obviously, this workshop is now past history!
ACDA members – $50
Non-ACDA members – $60
College students – $10
Middle and High School Honor Choir participants – $30
The event starts at 9 a.m. and will be held in the Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove
Be inspired and learn from Lynne Gackle
Directors may spend the day in sessions with Lynne Gackle, the Director of Choral Activities at Baylor University and holds the Mary Jane Gibbs Professor of Music Chair. She conducts Baylor Bella Voce, Baylor Concert Choir, teaches choral conducting, choral literature and serves as the Director of the Ensemble Division.
Recognized for her research on the female adolescent voice, Lynne is the author of Finding Ophelia’s Voice, Opening Ophelia’s Heart (Heritage) and is a contributing author for other books published by GIA, Oxford, and Hal Leonard/McGraw Hill.
Your advanced students will walk away with even greater skills!
Advanced high school sight-reading students may sign up for a superb day with John Baker, one of the nation’s experts on the teaching of sight-singing.
Students new to the concepts of sight-singing will gain from this session!
Erika Lockwood and Karen Bohart present “Beginning Sight-Reading for High School Students.” You’ll be amazed at how fast your students pick up the fundamentals and gain confidence as music readers as these two master teachers work with your choir members!
2019 ACDA Fall Workshop and Middle School Honor Choir Opportunity!
Start your year off with an incredible choral singing experience for your middle level singers! Participate in a day of exciting learning with extraordinary choral educator and singer from the Salem-Keizer School District: Becca Hollen
Becca has been working with middle school voices since 2010 and is currently the choir director at Whiteaker Middle School. Her choirs have performed at OMEA, ACDA and placed first at Best in the NW four years in a row. Becca will take your kids on a personal and educational journey that will include warm up and rehearsal techniques, musicianship/leadership development and the building of community through song. Her literature choices include- “Nine Hundred Miles” by Phillip E. Silva, and “I Wanna Be Ready” by Rosephayne Powell.
Registration will be at the low cost of $30.00 per singer and should be posted on the ACDA website along with details for the entire MS, HS singer and director opportunities soon. Your singer will receive a T-shirt, the songs listed above (to be rehearsed before arrival) and a part rehearsal track for all three songs.
This will be a wonderful day of inspirational singing and instruction. An experience they will remember for a life-time! The music and rehearsal tracks will be sent to you after receiving the registration form and complete payment by our workshop chair, Cinda Reeves-Snyder. The choir will be capped at 90 singers, SO REGISTER NOW! Please contact Cinda: firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Oregon ACDA –Fall Workshop
Saturday, October 26th, 2019
Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon
8:30am Registration: Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center
Pacific University: Forest Grove, Oregon
Middle School Honor Choir- McCready Stage-Taylor Meade High School Beginning Sight Reading: Marsh Hall Rm. 216 High School Advanced Sight Reading: Murdoch Auditorium Adult Conductor Session: Taylor-Meade Room 229
9:00am All Student Sessions Begin
9:45 Adult Director Session Begins
Lunch – Washburn University Center
11:30am-12:45pm Director’s Brunch
11:50am-12:30pm Middle School Brunch
12:15-1:00pm HS Reading Group Brunch (both groups)
1-2:45pm Afternoon work sessions
3:00pm Workshop Concert! McCready Hall-Taylor-Meade
(tentative performance order)
3:00 Middle School Honor Choir- Becca Hollen, director
3:20 Pacific University Chamber Singers- Scott Tuomi, director
3:40 HS Sight Reading Choir- John Baker, director
4:00 Director’s choir- Lynn Gackle, director
4:20pm Workshop Conclusion!