New England Collegiate American Choral Directors Conference at PSU

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth State University will host the second annual New England Collegiate American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Conference September 28 at the Silver Center for the Arts on Main Street in Plymouth.

The day's activities will focus on movement and body awareness for conductors and singers and will feature clinicians including Lisa Billingham, author of The Complete Conductor's Guide to Laban Movement Theory; Jenni Cook, faculty member at the University of New Hampshire and PSU faculty members Victoria Cole (Alexander Technique) and Emily Jaworski (Yoga for Singers and Conductors).

The conference will also include a performance by the Plymouth State University Chamber Singers, directed by Professor of Music Dan Perkins, PSU director of choral activities.

The registration fee (which includes lunch) is $10 for ACDA members, $15 for non-members and free of charge to collegiate chapter advisors.

Although this conference is geared towards pre-service professionals; teachers, conductors and other music professionals are strongly encouraged to attend.