Penelope Cruz: New President-Elect

Congratulations to Penelope Cruz, our newly-elected leader for the ACDA Eastern Division! Penelope will begin her term as President-Elect on July 1, 2018, and then as President on July 1, 2020. Among her duties will be the planning of the 2022 Eastern Region Conference! With her vast experience in ACDA leadership, we are in good …

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ACDA Eastern Conference 2018 Featured Choir: Mansfield University Concert Choir

From now until the conference, we’ll be featuring the choirs selected to perform in Pittsburgh and their directors. This week, Mansfield University Concert Choir’s director, Dr. Peggy Dettwiler, tells us about the program she’s selected and the importance of ACDA in her career.   ACDA Eastern Conference 2018 Featured Choir: Mansfield University Concert Choir from ACDA_East …

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Conducting Masterclass with Dr. Jerry Blackstone

  We are thrilled to have Dr. Jerry Blackstone leading our undergraduate and graduate level conducting master-classes at the ACDA Eastern Division Conference in March 2018. This is an outstanding opportunity for university students to work with Grammy award-winning conductor and master teacher, Dr. Blackstone. He will also be featured in an interest session about …

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The Kegerreis Fund

The Kegerreis Fund A Living Legacy   In a few days, we’ll be launching the application and award process for recipients of the Richard Kegerreis Scholarship Fund. Mr. Kegerreis is most remembered for his tireless energies in producing the quarterly newsletter, The Troubadour, which was heralded as one of the best ACDA publications in the country. …

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2018 Helen Kemp Award

The Helen Kemp Lifetime Achievement Award    CALL FOR NOMINEES The Helen Kemp Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2010 to honor an individual who made a unique and extraordinary contribution to the field of choral conducting within the Eastern Region. Helen Kemp, as you may know, inspired and empowered volunteers to be successful and …

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