2016 SWACDA conference planning continues
It's now set for March 7-10, 2016 logo








Registration can be done online at the national ACDA site.
Click on the orange "Divisions" rectangle.
When the conferences page opens, scroll to "SOUTHWESTERN REGISTRATION."
Note that a link is there for HOUSING, too.

SWACDA Auditioned Choirs to be performing at the conference listed HERE
Our congratulations to these fine choirs and their directors!

Honor Choir Information (Audition process, costs, etc.) HERE
Online registration is now open; application deadline extended to Oct. 15 HERE
Audition Worksheet and Check List HERE
Collegiate Honor Choir Application and Information HERE
Questions: Contact HC Chair, Jeff Sandquist HERE

Student conducting competition information, rules HERE
Student conducting competition application form HERE

Call for Papers
SWACDA Research Poster Session: Choral Music Questions Asked and Answered HERE

Exhibitor Space Reservation/Advertising Form HERE

alarconWinter Concert Literature for MS/JH Singers Read more
by Jennifer Alarcon, R&S Chair for Middle School and Junior High School Choirs

owenGreetings from Missouri, the SHOW ME State! Read more
by Jonathan Owen, President, Missouri ACDA

farahErnani Aguiar's Famous Salmo 150: An Insight into the Composer's Musical Language Read more
by Mariana Farah, R&S Chair for Ethnic and Multi-Cultural Music

niederbrachLists Read more
by Tina Niederbrach, R&S Chair for Senior High Choirs

nelsonGift of Choirs Read more
by Karl Nelson, R&S Chair for Community Choirs

taylorLife principles of SATB Read more
by Bryan Taylor, R&S Chair for Music in Worship

abernathyRe-assessing women's choirs Read more
by Kayla Abernathy, R&S Chair for Women's Choirs

Defining Community Read more
by Elizabeth Hogan McFarland, R&S Chair for Youth and Student Activities

paulkMusings on Competition vs. Cooperation in the Choral Arts Read more
by Jason Paulk, R&S Chair, Collegiate Choirs

talleyChoral music in Texas: alive and well! Read more
by Billy Talley, President, TCDA

caveDifferentiating for Our Guys: Ear Training in the Men’s Choir Read more...>
Adam Cave, Men’s Choir Repertoire and Standards Chair, Cherry Creek High School

gilbertsonOne day in the life of your talent...Read more
by Kari Gilbertson, Lake Highlands High School, Richardson, TX

smithInside out Read more
by Alberta Smith, S. Central Regional Chair, Missouri ACDA

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Student Conducting Competition at the SWACDA 2016 Conference in Kansas City

Announcement/Information and Competition rules Read more



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