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Veteran school director offers her observations on ACDA, honor choirs, and preparing for a substitute teacher
by Helen Dietz Read more
21 tips on choir performance for emerging music educators
by Georgina Philippson Read more
campbellYour new president-elect is Bill Campbell Read more
reddanConsidering the Three R’s for Community College Choirs: Recruitment, Repertoire, Refresh Read more
by James M. Reddan
ristPositive Recruitment Read more
by Joshua Rist, Director of Choral Music, Hermiston HS
bakerMusic Literacy Read more
by John Baker
Guidelines for submission of articles for Choral Focus Read more
by Julie Cherry, Editor

Gold Award reporting form as explained Read more...>
by Jim Angaran
Direct link to form for festival manager Read more...>

Contest managers to report to OSAA using new online form Read more...>
by Mike Wallmark, Associate Executive Director, OSAA

History of OR ACDA - Officers and R&S Chairs from 1994 to present
Provided by Matt Strauser Read more...>


Great resource for choral directors who work in the public schools!

Other events for your consideration

You may send info on your event to your web/editor HERE

Don't miss the national ACDA conference in Minneapolis scheduled for March 8-11, 2017. Simply click HERE to be taken to the national website and all you need to register, find housing, and to learn more about the event.

The Mt. Tabor Choral Festival at Warner Pacific College will be held Friday, March 3, 2017. See application form and more information HERE. (This is an OSAA state-qualifying event.)



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Need ACDA forms? Things like travel reimbursement, agreement for
services, W-9, Funds request form? FIND THEM HERE...>

Need OSAA forms and information? FIND IT HERE...>