Meet Christopher Aspaas, our headliner for the October 6-8 Idaho ACDA retreat to be held in Sun Valley

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Aspaas to Idaho. Please put October 6-8 on your calendar and plan to have a great time in Sun Valley. Christopher is the director of choral activities at Texas Christian University. More information on our presenter HERE

Soon you will find full information including schedule, how to register, and housing info. Return to this site for developing events.




Steven Dresen, President
Bonneville High School
Idaho Falls, ID

Scott Anderson, President-Elect
Idaho State University

murphyMichael Murphy, Vice-President
University of Idaho
P. O. Box 444015
Moscow, ID 83844-4015
208-885-1006 Bio

brienJoyce Brien,
Century High School
7801 Diamondback Dr.
Pocatello, ID 83204 Bio...>

Corrina Steinbach, Secretary
637 E. Deer Flat Rd.
Kuna, ID 83634
W: 208-955-0200 x2117
C: 208-440-2526 Bio...>


The Idaho International Choral Festival is set for July 18-24 in Pocatello. HIgh School Honor Choir of current 9-12 students.

Repertoire and Standards committee discusses providing a catalog of music used in the state; men's choir library for Boise supplied here for starters Read morexxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx



Great articles from ID ACDA R&S leaders

bateyBeg, borrow, and steal; a survival guide for the rural choral teacher Read More
by Elizabeth Batey, R&S Chair for Middle School and Junior High Choirs

schmidtJazz Resources from your friends in "Essential Jazz" Read more
by Linda Schmidt, R&S Chair for Jazz Choirs

mcmullenInherently flawed! Recruiting for choral groups based on the athletic model Read more
by Seth McMullen, R&S for High School Choirs

murphyPresident Mike Murphy announces the formation of two awards to recognize outstanding efforts and dedication to choral music in Idaho Read more

Great practical resource for choral directors who work in the schools. This issue includes an article by Michael Murphy. OK, NOT our Michael Murphy, but still a fine article with great ideas! Please take a look!

Articles previously appearing on ID ACDA's front page can be found on the ARCHIVES page.


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