Fall 2023 Conference
October 5-7, 2023
Join us for the IDACDA Fall Convention at Cathedral of the Rockies on October 5-7, 2023. IDACDA is proud to announce Francisco Núñez as our guest headline presenter.
I hope this email finds you all in good health and high spirits. I wanted to take a moment to express my heartfelt appreciation for the invitation from Serena and for the time I spent with you all last month. It was an absolute delight to not only meet each and every one of you but to also witness the incredible work you are doing in the field of choral music. Your dedication and passion are truly commendable.
Many of us use warm-ups that we learned years, even decades, ago from various sources. At the time, they were silver bullets for our vocal issues. Our vocal warm-ups are so established and engrained in our process that we forget to ask about their benefit and purpose. In fact, some may actually be hindering our…
Transform your program with breathwork with advanced trauma-informed breathwork facilitator and former choral director, Brenda Winkle. Reduce unwanted behaviors, relieve stress and anxiety (yours and your students), improve focus, and so much more simply by harnessing the power of breathwork. You’ll notice improved choral sound due to group cohesion after breathwork and be able to…
DEI is more than policy, it’s about people. Join NW-ACDA DEI chair, Brenda Winkle, in this interactive session discussing the state of DEI initiatives in the Northwest Region. Hear stories about real people. Ask the questions you’ve been too afraid to ask. Leave with resources you can use immediately in your school, community, or church…
JW Pepper has created a digital reading session booklet. To access your sheet music via a tablet, please download the app prior to the conference. You can (1) download the app or (2) open readingsession.com through any browser. Enter your first name, last name, and email Enter the following app code: Event02286 The Event will…
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Featuring the Changing Voices Choir, directed by headliner Francisco Núñez; the Cathedral of the Rockies Chamber Choir; Northwest Nazarene University Choir and Orchestra; and The Boise Philharmonic Master Chorale.
Young People’s Chorus of New York City wrapped up an incredible summer tour to Korea, Japan, and Santa Barbara! YPC competed in the 2023 World Choir Games in Korea and brought home 5 awards!
Francisco J. Núñez, a MacArthur Fellow and Musical America’s 2018 Educator of the Year, is a composer, conductor, visionary, leading figure in music education, and the artistic director/founder …
dJoin us on Thursday evening for the Beer Choir Social at White Dog Brewing Boise, 705 W Fulton St, Boise, ID 83702. Download the complete songbook with 40 drinking song classics, original works, and favorite melodies updated with irreverent lyrics!
For active members
Expires midnight of 9/22/23
For active members
Expires midnight of 10/1/23
For active members
Expires 9am of 10/6/23
Register your singers
for the Changing Voices Clinic
with Francisco Núñez
Submit changing voice singers (identifying as male) in grades 6-9 to participate in this Changing Voices Clinic with Francisco Nunez at the IDACDA Fall 2023 Conference in Boise on October 6, 2023 at Cathedral of the Rockies.
$10 registration fee per singer. Payments accepted by credit card or purchase order. No audition necessary. Participation is limited to 60 total singers and is granted on a first come-first-served basis.
Sorry! The Changing Voices Clinic is full. We are not accepting any more singers.
Purchase tickets to the Friday night Gala Concert
Enjoy a stunning concert evening featuring our Changing Voices Choir, Cathedral of the Rockies Chamber Choir, Northwest Nazarene University Choir and Orchestra, and The Boise Philharmonic Master Chorale. Cathedral of the Rockies at 7pm on Friday, October 6, 2023.
Registered conference members do not need to purchase a ticket.
Nominate a colleague
for an exceptional service award
FALL 2023 AWARDS
Nominate an exceptional colleague for Hall of Fame (25+ years of service), Conductor of the Year Award (10+ years of service), and Emergent Conductor Award (under 10 years of service).
Awards will be presented at the Friday night Gala concert.
Submit nominations before midnight of September 21, 2023.
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