State-by-State News

Iowa Friday, February 10, 7:30 p.m. Wartburg College Castle Singers, featuring Kammerstreicher in Concert The Grand Theater 26 N. 6th St. Keokuk, IA 52632 Friday, February 17, 7:30 p.m. Wartburg College… Read more

Recruiting for the Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Two Broad Principles The two most important things you can do to recruit for your vocal jazz ensemble should be obvious, since they apply to all sorts of other performing… Read more

Weston Noble: 1922–2016

Since Weston Noble passed away on December 21, 2016, at the age of 94, many have shared stories about the legacy of this musical giant. My experience with Weston Noble… Read more

Unite in Song! Planning for Chicago 2018

Planning a division ACDA conference is a lengthy process that takes many dedicated people working diligently over a long period of time. There are site visits, endless emails, frequent phone… Read more

Editor’s Note: Farewell (for now)

Dear Reader, In summer 2011, I assumed the editorship of this newsletter, a moment that took place very shortly after Melisma’s move from its traditional paper copy to a solely… Read more