Advertise on ChoralNet 
ChoralNet logo
The mission of the ACDA is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition, and advocacy.

Agenda 2012 Great Falls

 

Montana Choral

Directors Association

I               Call to Order
a      Larry Swingen,                        President          lswingen@yahoo.com
b      Rhonda Burghardt       President Elect rhonda_burghardt@laurel.k12.mt.us
c      Patrick Ryan,               Vice President  Patrick_ryan@gfps.k12.mt.us
d      Nancy Labbe,              Secretary          nklabbe@mcps.k12.mt.us
e      Scott Corey,                 Treasurer         coreys@billingsschools.org
f       Kyla Morton,               Historian          mortonk@stevensville.k12.mt.us
II              Welcome Guests
III            Reports
a      Secretary:         Nancy Labbe
b      Treasurer:        Scott Corey
c      Archivist:         Kyla Morton
d      President:         Larry Swingen
i   ACDA Student Initiative
ii  Kevin Allen-Schmid: All-State rehearsal cds
iii Websites: including Choralnet.org, mtacda.org at 770 hits
iv Sending our Treasurer to Nat’l Convention
v  All-State Director for 2013 Bozeman
e      All-State Auditions—Lindsey Wilkerson
f       All-State Chair—Pat and Lynn Ryan
g      MHSA Music Committee news—Lindsey Wilkerson
h      R&S Reports
i                Middle School: Ellen Forslund
ii               Jazz Choir: (Kim Lorengo)
iii              Children’s Choir: (Kathleen Brown)
iv              College/University: Steven Hart
v               Community: (Dean Peterson)
vi              Women: Jill Whiteman
vii                High School: Peggy Leonardi
viii               Men: (Lee Kirkegaard)
ix              Ethnic, Multicultural: (Jessica Tidwell)
i       Montana YouthSing
i   Kyla Morton; Western—March 1 in Frenchtown. Dave Green, Karen Callan directors
ii  Rhonda Burghardt; Eastern—March 1 at Laurel. Troy Bashor, Erin Small directors
IV            Retirement Awards: Chris Bumgarner, Mary Dietz, Cathy Gilhouse, Nancy Ojala, Barbara Swaby
V             MCDA Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Dean Peterson
VI            Old Business
a      Vote to amend MCDA Bylaws and Constitution
b      Kirk Aamot; Choral commission in conjunction with MSU
c      Pat Ryan Snapshot Survey
VII          New Business
a      Update R & S Positions
b      Kirk Aamot;  Mens’ Choral Festival
c      Paul Ritter; Mary Moore Music Education Scholarship
d      Nancy Labbe, Jessica Tidwell Inaugural Summer Institute
VIII         Announcements
a      NAfME conference February-- Portland
b      Pat Ryan: National ACDA convention March-- Texas
c      2013 music convention Bozeman
d      Welcome our incoming officers: President; Rhonda Burkhardt, President Elect; Kirk Aamot
e      International Choir Festival Missoula July 17-21, 2013
IX            Adjournment
 
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau