Troubadour Archives

The Journal of ACDA Eastern Division (final publication April, 2011)

April 2011, 3.5 MB PDF PDF

  • Bringing Transformative Collaborations to Life – Thomas Lloyd
  • Recruiting Students to the Choral Program – Pat Wiehe
  • Rhetoric in Bach’s Mass in B Minor – Robert Russell
  • It Takes Two to…Collaborate! – Jane Moore Kaye
  • But I Don’t Have Time! A Case for Teaching Music Literacy, Part I – Michael Driscoll
  • Does Your Choir Speak Conducting? – Patrick Walders

December 2010, 10.4 MB PDF

  • The Inclusion Choir: Providing Successful Choral Music Experiences for All Children – Joyce Click
  • Out of the Mouths… – Sam Martinborough
  • In Conversation: Student Conductors Reflect on the Undergraduate Conducting Master Class – David Fryling
  • Outside Your Comfort Venue: Collaborations in New Spaces – Andrea Goodman
  • Eroticism Redefined: The Sacred Contrafacta of Monteverdi’s Secular Madrigals – Emery A. DeWitt

September 2010, 2.3 MB PDF

  • Introducing the Troubadour Review Board!
  • Conducting Male Choirs: What if You’re a Woman Conductor? – Joyce Keil
  • Friends Don’t Let Friends Drink White Zinfandel – Charles Chapman
  • Scholarly Editions of Music from the Western Canon: An Interview with Martin Banner – Paul Hondorp
  • The Unknown Chausson:  Hymne Védique – Stephen Caldwell

April 2010, 15.4 MB PDF

  • We “Were” the People – Division President Lynn E. Drafall
  • ChorTeach – Terry Barham
  • Division President-Designate – Robert Duff!
  • The Glow & the Snow – Division President-Elect Robert Eaton
  • Parlaying a Second Performance into a World-Class Encore – Maureen Dowdell
  • Ten Reasons to Attend AICF – St. Louis – Christina Prucha
  • Welcome New Members
  • Philadelphia 2010: On Experiencing Choral Music – Live! – Margery Heins, Two-Year College Choir R&S Chair
  • New Community Choir Event Yields Great Benefits – Thomas Lloyd, Community Choir R&S Chair

December 2009, 11.5 MB PDF

  • 2010 Conference Receives Grant from Pennsylvania Council on the Arts!
  • Choral Music: A Lifelong Journey – ED Pres. Lynn Drafall
  • Julius Herford Prize Awarded to Kevin Leong
  • ChorTeach – Terry Barham
  • New Online Election Procedures
  • My Encounter with Estill Voice Training – Thomas Lloyd
  • Intergenerational Choral Work in Worship – Malcolm Halliday
  • Women in Music – Susan Conkling
  • Review of Selected Publishers’ Websites – Michael Sanflippo
  • Conference Partners – Chorus America and AGO
  • 2010 Philadelphia Conference Sneak Peeks!
    1. Philadelphia Bach Institute Conductors Chosen
    2. Conference Tribute to the late Horace Boyer
    3. Honor Choir Programs – Repertoire Preview, Audio and Video Links
    4. “Conspirare” Program Repertoire Preview with Audio and Video Links
    5. Helen Kemp: “Don’t Miss the Seeds Being Planted” – Deborah A. Mello
    6. Helen Kemp to be Honored in Philadelphia
    7. Jazz in Philadelphia: Yesterday and in February 2010! – Sheryl Monkelien

September 2009, 15.3 MB PDF

  • The Search for Inspiration – Division President Lynn Drafall
  • Candidates for Division President-Elect: Stuart Younse and Robert Duff
  • ChorTeach – Terry Barham
  • Moving On and Headed East – An Interview with Jeffery Thyer
  • Welcome to the National Office! – Talking to Craig Gregory
  • In Memoriam: Horace C. Boyer and Joe Crupi
  • Global Warming: Good Rehearsal Techniques – Penny Prince
  • ACDA-Interkultur Partnership – Christina Prucha
  • Welcome New Members
  • 2010 Philadelphia Conference Section
    1. Festival Chorus Graces 2010 Interfaith Worship – Ken Steele
    2. They’re Going to Philadelphia! – Performing and Participating Choirs

April 2009, 13.0 MB PDF

  • Above Earth’s Lamentation – Division President Lynn E. Drafall
  • ChorTeach – New Online Magazine – Terry Barham
  • Middle Management – Lon Beery
  • Men in the Middle – A Special Conference Event! – Marily Berrie
  • Kegerreis Scholarship Winners – 2009
  • ChoralNet 2.0 Release Approved and Deployed – Tom Tropp
  • Repertoire, Programming and More for Two-Year College Choirs – Margery Heins
  • A Cappella Advantage – Susan Wharton Conkling
  • A Commission to Commission – Karen Kennedy
  • Philadelphia Bach Institute with Helmuth Rilling
  • Save the Planet – Karl Paulnack
  • “United in Praise” Festival Chorus – Conference Update – Ken Steele
  • Vermont Choruses Lift Their Voices For Peace – Donna Costes

December 2008, 2.7 MB PDF

  • A Match of Intellect and Spirit,Part II – Nathan Zullinger
  • It Takes a Village – Mary Ellen Junda
  • Blessed Be the Ties That Bind – Deborah A. Mello
  • Research and Scholarship: A Forum
  • Welcome New R&S Division Chairs
  • In Memoriam: Thomas Burt Dunn
  • Richard Kegerreis Scholarship Application
  • Philadelphia: A Great Place to be “Strand”ed
  • Making History Sing
  • Call for Research Proposals
  • Call for Interest Session Proposals,
  • 2010 Honor Choirs Make Changes!
  • Your Choir Can Perform at the 2010 Conference
  • Application for Choral Performance, 22-24

October 2008, 2.6 MB PDF

  • A Match of Intellect and Spirit:  An Interview with
    Richard M. Coffey – Part I, by Nathan Zullinger
  • Between You and Me – Lynn E. Drafall
  • Vocal Jazz: A Look Back – Sheryl Monkelien
  • Mid-summer’s Days’ Dreams – Kenneth Steele
  • Report on the IFCM 8th World Symposium – Thomas Lloyd
  • Music and Movement? – Lisa Larsen
  • A Taste of the 2010 Conference

April 2008, 3.4 MB PDF

  • Choral Musings – Brent F. Miller
  • Kudos and Congratulations
  • Asking the Tough Questions – Lynn Drafall
  • Helping Corey Match Pitch – Catharine Melhorn
  • Choir Lite – Lee Barrow
  • Practice Performing – Scott Tucker
  • Conference Memories
  • Reflections on a Career’s Worth of Repertoire – Catharine Melhorn