2015 NYACDA Fall Conference

Coming Together

October 23, 2015 (1:00 pm-9:00 pm) –
October 24, 2015 (9:00 am-4:00 pm)

Eastman School of Music

Karen Kennedy, headlining clinician
Director of Choral Activities @ University of Miami, Frost School of Music

2015 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

HEADLINING CLINICIAN SESSIONS
The ‘Golden’ Rehearsal – using ancient techniques to focus modern singers
This session introduces strategies that easily focus singer attention through optimum rehearsal pacing, resulting in maximum results in minimal time.
“Idol Worship”:  American Pop Stars, Vocal Technique, and the Choral Classroom
This session focuses on prescriptive, corrective exercises to mitigate even the most persistent pop habits infecting choral sound.
“Solfeggio by ‘Popular’ Demand”
This session introduces innovative ways to use contemporary harmonic language to instill classical skills in students. 

SESSIONS
Conducting/Rehearsal Technique For Early Career Colleagues, Dr. Philip Silvey, Eastman School of Music
Reading Sessions, Penelope Cruz, Past-President, NYACDA, White Plains HS

PERFORMING CHOIRS:
Eastman School of Music Women’s Chorus – Philip Silvey, conductor
Eastman School of Music Chorale – William Weinert, Conductor

Siena College Chamber Singers – Timothy Reno, Conductor
Lancaster HS Concert Choir – Gary M. Lee, Conductor 
Westhampton Beach HS Chamber Singers – Eric Rubinstein, Conductor
Buffalo Choral Arts Society  –  Marcia A. Giambrone, Conductor

 

Treble Choir Festival

ACDA TREBLE CHOIR FESTIVAL      

A note to high schools and all choral directors who have treble choirs: This one day festival gives each choir a chance to perform individually and then combined under the guest director. 

SATURDAY APRIL 9  –  ACDA TREBLE CHOIR FESTIVAL
9am – 4pm concert   Clar. Pres. 9675 Main st Clarence

GUEST  CONDUCTOR IS:  ELISA MACEDO DEKANEY, PhD   – a dynamite lady who has tons of experience in multi-cultural music. 
Chair, Music Education Department,  Choral Music Education
College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University

She often conducts marvelous reading sessions at NYSSMA & ACDA conferences –
This is a real opportunity for all of us! wheee!

Sue Fay Allen
for more info call  716-759-6428 or email: suefayca@localnet.com