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JULY 58th ANNUAL CONVENTION | 21–24 2013

and New Music Reading Clinic | Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | San Antonio, Texas

Texas Music Educators Association 2014 TMEA Clinic/Convention February 12–15, 2014 San Antonio, Texas Join TMEA and Preregister: membership December 31 Mail/Fax deadline January 23 Online deadline

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On behalf of TMEA, welcome to the 2013 TCDA Convention. I hope you will take advantage of the wealth of workshops and reading sessions this conference has to offer. I think you will find this convention schedule packed with many informative, entertaining, and interesting sessions. There is truly something for everyone! Take this time to relax, rejuvenate, and visit with your friends and colleagues. Share ideas about literature and best practices as you begin planning for the 2013– 2014 school year. Congratulations to TCDA President Jeff Rice and the TCDA Board of Directors and staff on planning and executing this 58th annual convention. While attending this convention, stop by the TMEA booth to join or renew your TMEA membership. TMEA continues to be the largest music educators association in the country. The strength of TMEA, however, is not only in its size but in the quality of its membership. The strength of music programs in our schools is rooted in the dedication of its teachers, all united in a mission to provide the best music education for all Texas schoolchildren. You can also preregister for the 2014 TMEA Clinic/ Convention that will be held here February 12–15. Once again presented in conjunction with our convention will be the TI:ME Music Technology National Conference, Dinah J. Menger offering you even more valuable professional development TMEA Vocal Division opportunities! Vice-President Best wishes for a fantastic fall!

Dinah J. Menger Vocal Division Vice-President Texas Music Educators Association

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Visit the Exhibits!


4 officers 5 candidates 8 candidate ballot 9 childcare 10 past presidents 11 floor plan 13 commissioned work

Jocelyn Hagen

14 conductors/accompanists/

student conductors

15 scholarships 17 performing groups 20–38 schedule center music pull-out 40 clinicians, by division 49 exhibitors/sustaining members 59 exhibitors by business 62 exhibit hall map 65 CPE sheet 67 clinic submission form 69 suggestions

This year’s Exhibit Hall is bigger than ever. Make time to visit the exhibits and do some shopping! Let our exhibitors know how important they are to TCDA.

Tear-outs Your program booklet contains a ballot (p. 8), a pre-signed CPE sheet (p. 65), a Clinic Submission Form (p. 67), a Suggestion and Survey form (p. 69), and Soiree Drink Tickets (p. 69).

Daily Notes Section For your convenience, the daily schedule includes space for jotting down notes and reminders during Convention.

You can find the handouts and much more at right after Convention. Stay in touch by checking our website frequently. Watch your email for Choral Notes, your informative electronic newsletter, filled with carefully selected articles and stories specifically related to choral music.

soiree drink tickets

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Sharon Lutz, Executive Director Beverly Schlegel, Editor Ben White, Layout and Design Jeanne Kuhn, Design Inspiration


TCDA Officers Greetings from the President Welcome to TCDA!

Jeff Rice president

On behalf of the TCDA Board of Directors, I would like to welcome you to this momentous summer convention! We are excited that you have chosen to be here in beautiful San Antonio, Texas! Whether you are a Texan or an out-of-state visitor, we hope you have a wonderful time attending our outstanding workshops, reading sessions, concerts, and, this year particularly, our HUGE exhibit hall combining vendors of TCDA, TODA, and TBA. This shared exhibit space concept is the result of a mutually beneficial agreement to share exhibit expenses and revenue while maintaining the unique identity of each association’s summer convention. Please take advantage of all that TCDA and San Antonio have to offer. Connect with old friends and make new ones as we look to the future of choral music in Texas and across the nation. TCDA has a rich membership consisting of veteran music educators as well as an exciting crop of up-and-coming new teachers. Hopefully, we can all use this time to reinvigorate and re-energize the body, mind, and spirit. Sincerely, Jeff Rice

Billy Talley president-elect


Amy Allibon past president

Randall Hooper college/community vp

Mark Rohwer high school vp

Kari Gilbertson middle school vp

Sharon Lutz executive director

Laura Rachita elementary vp

Gary Mabry church vp

Karen Gonzalez secretary/treasurer


the TCDA Board of Directors H i g h Robin BrockwayNichols

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Christopher Fiorini

has taught secondary choral music in Texas for 19 years. During her nine-year tenure as Director of Choirs at Newman Smith High School in Carrollton– Farmers Branch ISD, the choral program has grown to seven performing ensembles, with all groups earning consistent superior ratings at UIL competitions. Robin’s responsibilities include the A Cappella Choir, Varsity Men, Varsity Women, and the vocal jazz/show ensemble. Robin began her teaching career in Plano at Bowman Middle School where she was selected “Beginning Teacher of the Year.” For six years she was Associate Choral Director at Haltom High School, and accompanied the Haltom Varsity Treble Choir for their 2000 TMEA and 2001 National ACDA Convention performances. An active clinician and accompanist, Robin has conducted TMEA All-Region Choirs across North Texas, and accompanied All-Region Choirs and the Texas All-State Women’s Choir. Robin serves TMEA as Region 24 Secretary and Vocal Division Chair, and is a member of the TMEA/TMAC Curriculum and Assessment Committee. Robin is a member of ACDA, TCDA, TMEA, TMAA, and Pi Kappa Lambda.

is currently Choir Director at Langham Creek High School at Cypress Fairbanks ISD. His choirs have earned consistent UIL sweepstakes at Concert and Sight-Reading Contests. Chris received an Award of Distinction at the American Classics Madrigal Festival in his first year of competition, and was the sole nominee from Langham Creek HS for the UIL Sponsor Excellence Award in 2012. During Fall 2012, Chris began a new venture in collaboration with Cy-Hope and the Choir Council of LCHS to start a choir for underprivileged children in the Cypress-Fairbanks community. Chris attended the University of Houston and was a member of the Concert Chorale under the direction of Betsy Cook Weber. He performed with the Concert Chorale twice at TMEA and at ACDA. Chris was invited to sing with the select choir from the University of Houston that competed at the Choir of the World Competition in Llangollen, Wales. He serves as the Treasurer and Honor Choir Tenor section leader for TMEA Region 27, and is an active clinician and adjudicator at area schools and at TMEA.

If elected…

If elected…

I believe in the “gospel” of choir and its ability to change lives, enrich everyday living, and raise spirits. Not everyone has the resources to provide our students access to world-class performance venues, but we ALL have the ability to walk into our classrooms every day with the intention to bless. The tough part is staying inspired. Rest, relaxation, and planning go a long way, but so does commiseration/collaboration with other teachers striving to provide the finest music education for their students. I keep a drawer of session handouts, notes, programs, and remembrances from TCDA conventions. When I’m struggling to solve a problem or need motivation I dig through it and almost always find treasure—an amazing piece of music, a moment remembered, a turn of phrase I kept. There is no substitute for the inspiring workshops, world-class clinicians, quality new music, and fellowship made available to us by the TCDA Board. If elected, I pledge to continue the incredible work of past and present Boards, and hope to facilitate not only new mountaintop moments for you, but daily blessings as well. My 20 years in music education have left me MORE hopeful and inspired about the work we do, and it would be my great honor to serve as the next TCDA High School Vice President.

I am a firm believer that strong choral programs begin with the selection of quality literature. My first priority as High School VP would be to continue providing quality literature at all reading sessions and encourage publishers to provide the membership of TCDA with the newest and best publications. If elected, I will work to provide the membership with new, motivating clinicians who think outside the box and bring new ideas to incorporate not only into our rehearsals and performances but also into the management of our programs. I will work collaboratively with the current and former boards as well as the membership for the best solutions to govern our organization. I would not be honest if I said that I have all the answers and a wealth of experience. I don’t have 20+ years of teaching experience and I don’t have a multitude of life experiences. However, I do have a passion for choral music, an open mind and ear, a collaborative spirit and a determination to continue with the fine tradition that has been TCDA.

Gene Holkup is in his 24th year of teaching choral music in Texas, serving as the head choral director at Homer Hanna HS in Brownsville since 2007. Prior to that, Gene was a choral director in McAllen ISD, Edinburg CISD and Calallen ISD. Choirs under his direction have consistently earned superior ratings and sweepstakes, and the Homer Hanna HS Varsity Women’s Choir was selected to perform at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas as part of the 2012 Southwestern Division Convention of ACDA. Gene earned a BME degree in vocal performance from the University of North Dakota and a MM degree in choral conducting from Sam Houston State University. He is active in TMEA, serving as Region 28 VP and as the Area G Vocal Coordinator for the TMEA Mentoring Network. Additional service includes Area G Vocal Auditions Chair, Region Vice President, Region Chair, Region MS Vocal Coordinator, and a member of the Convention Facilities Team. He has served as a member of the UIL Sight-Reading Music Selection Committee and as Vocal Representative to the UIL Music Advisory Committee. He has served TCDA as a Reading Session Conductor, a member of the Nominations Committee, the Ways and Means Committee, and the Hospitality Committee. Gene is an active adjudicator and clinician.

If elected… It would be a privilege to serve my profession and give back to the organization I love. I would like to improve upon these areas: recruiting and retaining excellent choral directors; adding more interesting sessions on technology; and advancing the great Texas choral tradition. The friends I have made at TCDA have shaped me as a teacher and as a person. I would like to encourage camaraderie among our membership, especially between the new and the more experienced. Perhaps we could begin an internet forum for exchanging ideas, repertoire and rehearsal techniques. I look forward to selecting quality choral literature for perusal during the TCDA Reading Sessions. One of my strengths is my knowledge of the choral repertoire, and I look forward to the challenge of selecting music that will provide options for the diverse needs and capabilities of our choral programs. I have been blessed to teach and influence young people in a state that truly leads the nation in choral music education. My TCDA friends have served as mentors who have guided my development as a musician and teacher, and it is because of their inspiration that I can offer assistance to others.



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Lorelai Cole is in her 13th year as head director of choirs at North Richland Middle School in Birdville ISD. Prior teaching positions include eleven years in the Hurst-EulessBedford ISD at Central Junior High and Euless Junior High, and one year as assistant director at Heritage Middle School in GrapevineColleyville ISD. For two years Lorelai served as the assistant director of the HEB ISD Elementary Honor Choir. While at Central Junior High, Lorelai’s Varsity Treble Choir was selected to perform at the 2012 Southwestern ACDA Convention. Her choirs have consistently received sweepstakes ratings at UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Contests as well as Best in Class and Overall Outstanding Choir awards at music festivals and competitions. Lorelai received her BA in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from The University of Texas at Arlington. Recognitions received at UTA include the Chamber Singers Award and Vocal Department Student of the Year. Lorelai began her career as a private voice teacher at Bedford Junior High, L. D. Bell High School, and Colleyville Heritage High School. Active as a clinician and adjudicator, Lorelai holds memberships in TMEA, TCDA, ACDA, and TMAA. 

If elected… I would strive to bring high quality music reading sessions as well as workshops that address the ever-changing needs of our MS/ JH teachers. With my passion for retaining students in our choral programs, I would encourage workshops on recruitment and ways to continuously improve vertical alignment from elementary music through high school choir. I would love to create a MS/ JH Choir blog as an addition to the TCDA website. Whether you are a veteran teacher or new to the profession, teach in a rural or urban area, dialogue and collaboration are priorities for strengthening our skills and knowledge. Hopefully, this would provide another way to help each other with new ideas, technology use, concert ideas, and the building of a support system. I am certain my passion, endless energy, and love for teaching MS/ JH choir will help me fulfill the duties and expectations of TCDA Middle School/Junior High Vice President. I feel honored to be nominated and would find it a great pleasure to serve TCDA.


Jennifer Gallagher has been the head choir director at Nolan Ryan Junior High in the Alvin Independent School District since it opened in 2008. At its inception, the men’s choir consisted of three boys, and today, the program has grown into 200 students in six performing ensembles. Jennifer is currently the Fine Arts/Elective Department Chair for the campus. A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Houston, Jennifer was the recipient of a Moores School of Music Scholarship, a Terry Foundation Scholarship, and a TMEA Scholarship. She performed with the Moores School Concert Chorale at the National ACDA Convention in 2006, at the TMEA Convention in 2008, and at the International Musical Eisteddfod in Llangollen, Wales in 2009. Jennifer also serves as the Junior High Chair for the Region XVII Vocal Division. Choirs under her direction have received consistent sweepstakes ratings at UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Contests, and her varsity treble choir was selected to perform at a Bay Area Chorus Invitational Concert in 2011.

If elected… I am committed to continuing the tradition of excellence set by the current TCDA Board and their predecessors. It is truly an honor to be nominated at such an early point in my career, and I am interested in providing a fresh perspective to serve my colleagues and the future of our profession. I believe I have the organizational skills and attention to detail to effectively manage this position. I have had the privilege to mentor several young teachers, and it is my passion to help them stay motivated and enthusiastic with fresh ideas to ensure student success. It is often said that junior high is a “special” place—and when I tell people what age I teach, they usually say, “My, you are a saint!” It is my goal to search for meaningful workshops, quality repertoire, and outstanding clinicians so we junior high directors can continue our “sainthood” for years to come!

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is in his 18th year as choir director at Abell Junior High in Midland where he also serves as Fine Arts Chair. Craig was co-director of the Lee Freshman High School Choirs from 1999 to 2012. Under his direction, both the Abell and Lee Choirs consistently earned sweepstakes in UIL contests as well as “Best in Class” and “Overall Outstanding” awards from music festivals and competitions. Craig is a graduate of East Texas Baptist College. Prior to Midland, Craig taught at Liberty-Eylau Junior High and High School in Texarkana; at P. E. Wallace Junior High in Mt. Pleasant where he was named “Teacher of the Year”; and at Wills Point Junior High, where he developed the choir program. He was Abell’s Teacher of the Year in 2001. Craig serves Region 6 as Junior High Vocal Chair, and twice served as Region Vice-President. He served on the UIL Sight-Reading Committee as a judge at UIL Concert & Sight-Reading competitions and as an All-Region clinician across the state. Craig is a member of TMEA, TCDA, and TCTA.

If elected… It has been through TCDA that I have learned and grown as a music educator. Year after year new ideas are presented to me (and to all of us) to help us become better teachers. Tried and proven techniques breathe new life into our classrooms. Every year we come together to hone our abilities, thoughts, our classroom management, as well as find pieces of music that we hope will open the eyes of our students to see the incredible world we love—the world of choral music. If elected, I will use our rich heritage as well as our glorious future and combine educators from all levels of experience to present clinics that will enhance our teaching. I will continue the great reading session of new music and strive to include more “tried and true” reading sessions, and I will work with all board members to provide areas of pedagogy for MS/JH teachers of all levels and years of experience. It would be an honor to serve as your MS/JH Vice President and along with you, be “Our Voice” with the board.


S ecretary - T reas u rer Terry Berrier is the new Choir Director at Wylie East HS, Wylie, TX. She was the Associate Choir Director at Lake Highlands High School for 14 years and taught choir in the Dallas area since 1982. Terry’s service includes the women’s choirs, AP music theory, the band in the pop group, plus piano accompaniment for A Cappella and the Men’s Choirs. Currently, Terry serves as the LHHS Lead Teacher for the Create Schools of Excellence in the Arts, funded by a grant through the O’Donnell Foundation. Terry has been professionally associated with TCDA, ACDA and TMEA since graduating from Texas Tech University. Her service includes TMEA Region 3 Secretary, Region 3 Vocal Division Chair, and twice as a Texas All State Choir Section Leader. In 2007, Terry was a recipient of the UIL Sponsor Excellence Award, and was named a top ten RISD STAR Teacher for 2010.

If elected… I know of few professions that benefit as much from their organizations as Texas choir directors benefit from TCDA. TCDA has provided me with great networking, resources for music, classroom support, and challenges for my professional growth. I am organized and informed and feel that I could continue making strides in our online and on-site registration. It is a new era for TCDA and I believe that I can bring wisdom and new ideas to the board and membership. I want to help serve Texas choir directors by giving back some of what I have gained over all these years.

Sandy Shelley


the TCDA Board of Directors has been teaching middle school choirs for over 20 years. Currently she is Choir Director at Sunnyvale Middle School in Sunnyvale, where she teaches 5th through 8th grades. Sandy has served Region 3 as Middle School Vocal Division secretary and chairman. She was chosen for Mesquite ISD’s Apple Corps for Outstanding Teachers. Her choirs have won many awards at UIL Contests, Hurricane Harbor Choral Competitions, and her groups have performed at TMEA conventions in 2002 and 2006. Sandy earned her BM degree at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos and her MM at the University of North Texas in Denton. Sandy is active as a clinician and adjudicator, and serves as a member of TMEA, TCDA, and TMAA. In addition, Sandy is busy at her church where she accompanies the choir, directs the youth choir, plays handbells, and assists her husband, Don Shelley, the Director of Music.

If elected…

I would be honored to have the opportunity to give back to TCDA and its members, because TCDA and its members have given so much to me. I have attended almost every summer convention since my college years (that’s a LOT of conventions!). I have presented at workshops, assisted with honor choirs, and directed a reading session. I am a better teacher given the knowledge that TCDA has shared with me, and the opportunities given to me by TCDA to learn new music and new techniques. Thank you TCDA! I would be honored to return the favor by being your Secretary/Treasurer. I believe my organizational skills and penny-pinching abilities would serve our members well. In these challenging economic times, I will do whatever I can to help TCDA and our membership use every dollar efficiently. I believe our organization is important to the quality of choral music in Texas, and that our conventions are worth the time and money so that we can lead our students to success. Thank you for your consideration and your vote.


Welcome to the 2013 Convention

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Many of you are here year after year, others are brand new members and choral directors, and still others are coming from out-of-state. We welcome each and every one of you, and hope your experience this year is not only beneficial to your profession, but a fun and relaxing time as well. This is YOUR convention, and TCDA always welcomes your suggestions and feedback. Please take time to complete the survey in the program, and give us your ideas about improving not only the convention but also the overall organization. TCDA continues to change, and we hope you have noticed the many improvements. We always welcome your help in recruiting new members, especially new teachers who can benefit from the New Teacher Academy, workshops, and the networking and friendships offered by our organization. Thanks for your support, and have a great time!


Robin Brockway-Nichols Christopher Fiorini Gene Holkup

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Lorelai Cole

Sharon Lutz | Executive Director | Beverly Schlegel | Director of Member Services |

Jennifer Gallagher Craig Griffith

Texas Tribute

S ecretary - T reas u rer

Terry Berrier Sandy Shelley

Thank you Texas for supporting us for 51 years!

This is your ballot, please vote for the candidate of your choice. Place your ballot in the box located in the TCDA Registration area before 2:00 pm on Tuesday, July 23.

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$5 CDs $10 DVDs

Only TCDA Active Members Eligible To Vote.


$15 Bundles 2013 TMEA and TCDA excluded.


Thank you for your participation in this process.

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Order your TCDA Honor Choir and Convention CDs Look for TMEA and ACDA downloads at:

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Childcare Information and Guidelines Childcare is offered complimentary to our members during the convention for children 10 years of age and younger. This convenient, on-site service is located in the Convention Center in rooms 209 and 211 (upstairs, to the rear of the convention center).

Please review the suggestions below and come prepared so the childcare operation can run smoothly. Thank you for your cooperation! • We supply age-appropriate toys, • Allow sufficient time for childcare regis• Plan to take strollers with you. There is games, videos, and books, so do not tration and instructions. Have all instrucvery little extra space in the childcare bring personal toys. tions for caregivers in writing. We need rooms. to know about feeding, infant sleep • For the benefit of the entire group, • No meals will be provided or served in habits, bathroom training, etc. Have children who are ill will not be admitted. the center. Snacks of raisins, Cheerios, child’s name on everything – diaper bag, Also, parents will be called to pick up cookies, and punch are served midwipes, bottles, pacifiers, etc. Bring an children who repeatedly hit, bite, or are morning and mid-afternoon. If you adequate supply of disposable diapers inconsolable for long periods. do not wish your child to have these, and wipes. No cloth diapers please. We • Quiet times are from 1:15 to 3:30 p.m. you must include this in your written ask that only one parent come into the instructions. Infants/toddlers will be fed and from 8:30 p.m. until closing. No room with the child. Older children and labeled/prepared bottles of milk or juice. children will be admitted during these friends will be asked to wait outside. Parents must pick up children for each times, and all who are inside will rest • We ask that you list the sessions you will meal and no other food will be allowed quietly. No exceptions! Children may be attend with room numbers. Convention in the childcare room. picked up at any time. Center will not be adequate—it’s a big • Please take children to the restroom • Parents who do not pick up children by place! We must be able to reach you prior to bringing them to childcare. Bring posted closing times will be charged quickly in the event of an emergency. extra, labeled clothes for young children. $10 per each minute late per child. Toilet accidents happen. We want you to feel comfortable leaving your children in our care. Abiding by these guidelines will make for a safe and happy experience.

Thank you for your assistance!

Childcare is provided by Fit For a King. Their staff have over twenty years of experience and are bonded for your protection. They are trained in CPR and first aid.


past presidents of TCDA

Earl Tom Keel

Bev Henson

Jack Glover

James Ramsey



Carroll Barnes





Cloys Webb

Karl Hickfang



Rosemary Heffley



Ken Fulton

Jim Shephard

Melva Sebesta

Nick Boltz

Loyd Hawthorne

Glenda Casey

Bobbie Douglass

Debbie Helm-Daniel

Randy Talley

Marsha Carlisle

John Hemmenway

Donald Bailey

Michael O’Hern

Danny Detrick





Mike Johnstone










Jim Casey


Jan Juneau



Bob Horton


Convention Center Floor Plan RIVER LEVEL


Lila Cockrell Theater San Antonio Visitors Desk




To Ballroom C


You and the Exhibits The TCDA Board has made a special effort to schedule times during the convention when you may visit the exhibits with no conflicting sessions. Our exhibit hall this year is bigger than ever, with over 650 booths! Please use these scheduled times to meet and greet all of our exhibiting companies. The exhibit area is one of the highlights of our convention, and as a director you will find endless educational products and tools to enhance your classroom teaching including fundraising opportunities, apparel, gifts, and much more. To ensure maximum benefit from the exhibits, try the following guidelines: 1. Study the convention program and note the times available for visiting the exhibits.

5. When possible, register for the mailing lists of exhibiting companies.

2. Locate exhibits that appeal most to your area of interest. However, don’t avoid others, as they will afford you many new, fresh ideas.

6. When time and opportunity permits, get to know the sales people. A personal contact between you and a company can be very valuable to you.

3. Exhibitors offer an abundance of free material, and most will be glad to send you literature or samples of their products.

7. Finally, express your appreciation to our exhibitors for their products and support of TCDA.

4. Before removing anything from a booth, please be sure it is a sample, free for the taking. The exhibit attendant will be glad to help you.


2013 TCDA commissioned work H i g h

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Getting to Know Jocelyn Hagen

D I V I S I O N by Beverly Schlegel

Jocelyn Hagen Birthplace: Valley City, North Dakota Current Residence: Minneapolis Career: Singer, songwriter, pianist, composer, teacher, entrepreneur, and mother Education: St. Olaf College: Bachelor of Music (Theory and Composition) and Bachelor of Music (Vocal Music Education); University of Minnesota: Master of Arts (Composition) Awards: McKnight Artist Fellowship; grants and awards from ASCAP, the American Composers Forum, Minnesota Music Educators Association, VocalEssence, the Yale Glee Club, the Lotte Lehman Foundation, the Sorel Medallion Competition, the Cincinnati Camerata, the University of Minnesota, and the San Francisco Song Festival. Commissions include ACDA of Minnesota, the North Dakota Music Teacher’s Association, The Singers-Minnesota Choral Artists, Trio Callisto, Cantus, the St. Olaf Band, NDSU Gold Star Band, the Cooper Street Brass Quintet, and TCDA. Website:

Ask Jocelyn how she has accomplished so much, and she responds, “There have been wonderful opportunities that could not be passed up!” These days, Jocelyn juggles motherhood (two young boys), runs Graphite Publishing Company, and still finds time to pursue a wide-ranging list of artistic endeavors. Jocelyn was raised in a musical family, and remembers her mother and two aunts singing jingles on the radio in threepart harmony. Jocelyn began piano lessons at age three and became a professional accompanist at 15, writing her first composition, Ashes of Roses, in college. A few years ago, she undertook a re-orchestration of the piece, adding three movements to the existing six. “There was so much I still loved, it was beautifully naïve, written when I was true to myself, before graduate school and before I got hard on myself. I enjoyed going back to it, bringing what I learned into the score and creating a better piece.” I asked Jocelyn about the founding of Graphite Publishing, a publishing company focused on presenting emerging composers and their works to the music industry by offering score sales online. Now ten years old, Jocelyn wanted to independently publish her own music, and Graphite serves as an advocate for new composers and their works to create a network that can help promote each other. As President, she often exhibits at conventions. “There are lots of choices for conductors to make, and it’s daring to choose a new piece, especially one with a different feel to it. For example, one movement in the Ashes of Roses requiem is an English poem, and it sounds very contemporary. High school and college students would really connect to it. But it’s hard getting the awareness out there which is one reason I exhibit.” Jocelyn’s commissioned work for TCDA will be a composition for a mixed choir of high school singers, performed by Cantare Houston. The piece Jocelyn wrote entitled

Vespertilians resembles nothing in her current catalog of works. “I fell in love with the Ovid and the Metamorphosis book of poetry, with people changing into all kinds of objects. While that is not part of the piece, it led to another, about three sisters that are turned into bats. There will be a lot of repertoire, it is completely secular, and takes place on a dark and gloomy evening.” Jocelyn plans to be at TCDA to hear the performance, and I asked what it’s like to sit in the audience to hear her work performed. “That is the interesting thing. Your art does not go directly to the audience, but is funneled through a conductor and an ensemble performance. At that point, you are no longer in charge of the final product, but the ensemble breathes life into it, and this is part of the whole process. I tried to write the piece at a level that good high school choirs can perform, a mixed choir of men and women, and I look forward to hearing it.” What’s next for Jocelyn? It is no big surprise that her next project will venture into another new area, writing an opera she calls “not a typical opera but a dance opera” because it will be as much dance as opera. Jocelyn and choreographer Penelope Freeh collaborated on an earlier project called Slippery Fish, and they decided to take on another. This work, to be produced in September 2014, will be about the birth of flight, the story of the Wright Brothers, and heroic acts of aviation. Jocelyn describes her projects as “never boring, moving from one thing to the next, the projects get bigger and bigger, although the little ones are fun too.” Though she plans to accept other choral commissions and continue song writing, she wants to write for stage, because it is the process of creation that she most loves. Jocelyn summed up her work, saying, “I love it all and I am doing exactly what I want to do.”

A Special Thanks to JW Pepper for Assistance in Sponsoring our Commissioned Composer Jocelyn Hagen



Conductors Kendall Allen

Heather Bolin

Nicole Bouley

Laura Farnell

Joseph Fuller

Peggy Graff

Jane Haas

Derrick Bready

Linda Harley

David Landgrebe

Georgia Kornegay

David Lawson

Rae Moses

Patricia Neighbors

Amy McMichael

Clorese Porter

Heather Sharp

Lana Cartlidge Potts

Janet Pummill

Kristen Simpson

Jon Starling

Morris Stevens Jr.

Joseph Stobaugh

Theresa Whatley

Stefanie Stephens

Catherine Stevenson

Lonnie Tanner

Mary Jane Thornton

Student Conductors

Jennifer Zaccagni

Daniel Bouchard SMU

Meagan Contreras

Peter Cunningham

Bobby Curiel

Megan Gackle

Jackson Hill



Del Mar College

Baylor Univ


Austin Hunt

Mary Katherine Hunter

Kara Kasberg

Kat Mangum

Jaylan Moore

Gerald Nicholas

Sam Houston State Univ

Univ of Houston



Tarleton State Univ

Univ of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Kayla Pendergraft

Eric Plyler

Jared Reiff

Sarah Serna

Shaun Taylor

Katie Webb

Texas State Univ

Texas A&M Univ-Commerce

Hardin-Simmons Univ

West Texas A&M Univ

Texas Women’s Univ

Texas Tech Univ


TCDA is pleased to announce two newly established Endowed Scholarships The recently established Donald L. Bailey Endowed Student Scholarship honors Don Bailey, TCDA Member and Past President (2001–2003) and recipient of the Texas Choirmaster Award, the highest honor given by TCDA. Bailey retired as the Director of Choral Activities and the Mary Gibbs Jones Professor of Music at Baylor University, where he conducted the A Cappella Choir, Chamber Singers, Choral Union and taught choral conducting. He was also the music director and conductor of Schola Cantorum of Texas (2002–07). This scholarship will provide tuition assistance to college students with a goal to major in choral or church music. The James Edward Matheny Endowed Scholarship honors James Matheny, who passed away in November 2012 at the age of 80. To his last days, Matheny treasured the memories of his career in Texas high school programs, including Allen Academy in Bryan (1969–73) and A&M Consolidated in College Station (1973–83). He is often remembered not only as a gifted director but also for his commitment as a teacher and mentor of how to live life fully, honestly, and lovingly. This scholarship provides tuition assistance to recent high school graduates and entering college freshman, with a goal to major in choral music education or vocal performance. We welcome your scholarship contributions. You may make a gift to any of our scholarship funds online at, or send a check to the TCDA office. Call TCDA at 512-474-2801 with any questions.

Scholarship Balances

Scholarship Donors Abbott IPCO Amy Allibon Stephanie Allison Kathryn Amshoff Travis Angel Donald Bailey Mason Barlow Carroll Barnes Stacy Barr Susan Bartos Kathy Beck Shawn Bell Tammy Benton Teresa Berrier Roderick Blake Anne Boeding Julie Boltz Nick Boltz Amanda Bond Elizabeth Ann Bongat Robin Brockway-Nichols Cynthia Broughton Dianne Brumley Mary Kay Buehler Mica Bull Jeane Burks Jennifer Carter Nora Cason Betsy Clark Ashley Coffey Jonathan Coffield Jodi Coke Thomas Coker Lorelai Cole Mary Cowart Jenny Crews Katy Cuddihee Nathan Dame Deborah Daniel TJ Danielson Barbara Dardeau Florie Davis Julie De Hoyos Audrey De la Cruz Karl Dent

Danny Detrick Leslie Detrick Betty Devine R. Michele Dial Debra Eckel/Abbott-Ipco Pamela Elrod Olivia Epperson Marc Erck Erin Evans Christopher Fiorini Charles Flores Kelly Flores Jennifer Frierson Lynne Gackle Gershom Garcia Matias Garcia Kari Gilbertson Karen Gonzalez Shelba Gorham-Bell Peggy Graff Ronald M. Green Janette Groll Sandra Haggray Alison Haygood Michael Hitt Michele Hobizal Gene Holkup Linda Holkup Teresa Hughes Linda Ice Gandy Ink Austin Ishee Molly Jackson Judith James Dianna L. Jarvis Amanda Jeffries Chris Jorns Cynthia Juarez Jan Juneau Vicke King Cheryl Knighton Carole Krueger Elizabeth Kulbeth Laura Lane Nicholas Likos

Grace Littlefield Andrea Loer Cyndie Lowry Sharon Lutz Michael Lysinger Gary Mabry Jennifer Marrero Mark Marty Lorissa Mason Constance Matheny Mary Mathis-Sadler Marguerite McCormick Caia McCullar James McLendon Angus McLeod Darla Meek Laura Merchant Sandra Messbarger Rita Minter David Miron Rae Moses Cara Naizer Courtney Neva Carisa Niemeyer Elaina Nordin Janwin OverstreetGoode Ashley Owen Kay Owens Marie Parisot Sandra Parks Jennifer Parra David Patterson Tracey Patterson Deborah Payne Kay Payton Jerry Perales Lindy Perez Mary Jane Phillips Terri Preskitt-Brown Joel M. Price Sara Proodian Milton Pullen Sean Pullen Carol Pyle

as of June 30, 2013 Laura Rachita Jennifer Robbins Lora Robison Alejandra Rodriguez Mark Rohwer Melissa Roth Michelle Roueche Beverly Schlegel Sally Schott Debbie Seitter Pauline Sexton Sandy Shelley Kenny Sheppard Larry Sherwood Melissa Smith Marsha Spinner Ralph Stannard Denise Stephens Robert Stovall Martha Surface Richard Surface Billy Talley Randy Talley Leslie Tanner Lonnie Tanner Irma Taute Dana Taylor Ouida Taylor Nikki Thompson Danielle Travis Anna Trawick Ann Treleven Clay Vandertulip A.C. and Teresa Vinzant Eric von Hindman Sandy Wallace Mike Ware Betsy Weber Theresa Whatley Marty White Kitty Williams Robert Young Lyn Zeller

General Fund Past Pres

121,235.72 12,358.92

Bailey Fund Casey Fund Cocke Fund Gorham Fund Matheny Fund Volk Fund Webb Fund

10,220.00 1,426.75 8,139.20 1,029.56 1,200.00 3,108.97 1,000.00

Abbot-IPCO 500.00 Gandy Ink 1,000.00 Totals 161,219.12


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performing groups the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, and Houston Baptist University’s Morris Cultural Arts Center. The Choir’s annual Christmas Concerts are one of the “Must Have” tickets of the holiday season. CANTARE Houston will premiere the High School Division’s Commission by Jocelyn Hagen.

Cantare Houston Passion, Excellence, Spirit, Joy are words describing choral performances by CANTARE Houston over the past nine years. Under the direction of artistic director and founder Kevin Riehle, CANTARE seeks to create a community of people changed by the power of great choral music. Its goal is to enrich the cultural landscape of Houston with artistically sensitive and profound interpretations of choral music from every era and a variety of cultures and countries. CANTARE performs in some of Houston’s most remarkable venues such as the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Rothko Chapel,

For more than 65 years, the Texas Boys Choir has been a publicly supported professional nonprofit organization and an educational institution dedicated to fostering the talents of gifted young men. The Choir models the tradition of European church choirs, with boys beginning their vocal training at a young age. The TBC further Texas Boys Choir develops its vocal training through the use of the changing voices, and draws heavily on the sacred tradition of performing many works from the early Renaissance and Baroque periods. Also included in most performances are American favorites and music of other cultures and countries. Only a few boychoirs in the United States are trained while attending their own school, and any student, male and female, regardless of race, religion, disability or income, who wishes to study the fine arts along with a challenging academic

Kevin Riehle has enjoyed a long and varied career as a choral musician, having prepared choirs for the church and the concert stage for more than 30 years. At home in all musical genres, Riehle’s work as a conductor and choral trainer earns him praise throughout the country. As director of choral activities at James E. Taylor High School, Katy, TX, Riehle oversees a diverse and award-winning program of nearly 250 students. In 2010, he led the massed choir in a performance of Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass in New York’s Carnegie Hall. That same year, he was named choirmaster of the Parish Choir at Houston’s St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, the largest church in the denomination. Riehle led the choir on a concert tour to England in summer 2010 performing at Westminster Abbey, Canterbury Cathedral, Wells Cathedral, and St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.

curriculum, may attend the audition-based Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts. The school offers classes in choral music, visual arts, theatre, dance, and instrumental music. Together, these offerings provide an immersion experience of the performing and visual arts for each student. The Choir will perform at the annual TCDA Worship Service.

Bryan Priddy assumed the position of Artistic Director of The Texas Boys Choir in 2008. Prior to his work with the Texas Boys Choir, Priddy served as Director of Music at Peachtree Presbyterian Church (8500 members) in Atlanta, Georgia and as Director of Choral Activities at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington, where he conducted The Whitworth Choir, one of the Northwest’s premier collegiate choral ensembles. Priddy’s college and church choirs have performed at Northwest and Southern regional ACDA and MENC conventions. In 2013 the Texas Boys Choir, under his direction, performed at the National ACDA convention in Dallas. Priddy serves currently as the Boychoir Repertoire and Standards Chair of the Southwest American Choral Directors Association.


performing groups Vox Humana draws together musicians representing the finest vocal talent from across the United States to present performances of the highest professional quality. In doing so, this Dallas-based ensemble seeks to preserve choral masterpieces, encourage new composition, foster the advancement of the choral art, and nurture the development of musical interest and talent.

Vox Humana Vox Humana, formed by David Childs, is a Dallas-based professional choir of 24 voices. Vox Humana produces worldclass choral performances and recordings by exploring avenues of music innovation and by engaging new and diverse audiences in extraordinary musical and educational experiences. The organization seeks to contribute to the enrichment of community life, both in North Texas and around the country.

David Childs has conducted numerous All-State and honor choir concerts in over ten different states, as well as New Zealand and Japan. His compositions are frequently performed in many parts of the world including Asia and Europe, and he has received commissions from around the globe, many sacred or spiritual in nature. In 2008 he was commissioned to write an SATB work for the 2009 ACDA High School National Choir. In 2009 he conducted a world premiere of his Requiem mass (dedicated to his late father) for chorus, soloists, and chamber orchestras, receiving a standing ovation in Carnegie Hall. Childs is the 2010-2011 Tennessee Composer of the Year, and he currently has over 80 choral works in print.

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2013 Headliner Clinicians

Dr. Derrick Fox Assistant Professor of Choral Conducting/ Choral Music Education, Ithaca College

Dr. Paul Rardin Director of Choral Activities, Temple University

Sunday’s Notes

Don’t Miss the TCDA Soiree this evening at 6:30 pm. More food this year! Get reacquainted with old friends and colleagues, and meet new ones.


Texas Choral Directors Association SCHEDULE (Times and locations subject to change) All sessions and workshops are held in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center unless otherwise stated. KEY TO WORKSHOPS: A = All, E = Elementary, M = Middle School/Junior High

H = High School, U = College/Community, S = Student, C = Church


Sunday, July 21


8:30 am – 6:00 pm

New Teacher Academy Brian Merrill, Academy Coordinator

Room 006

Topics to be addressed include Classroom Mgmt/Discipline/Motivation, Resources for New Teachers, Creating a Culture of Success & much more

9:30 am

Golf Tournament Barry Talley, organizer

The Quarry

10:30 am – 12:30 pm TMAA Executive Committee

Room 210

12:30 – 2:30 pm

TMAA Committee on Standards of Adjudication & Performance Practices

Room 210

12:00 – 5:00 pm

Texas Private School Music Educators Association Executive Committee

Marriott Plaza

10:00 am – 10:00 pm Childcare Available (no meals provided) 10 years and younger

Room 209, 211

2:00 – 6:00 pm

Registration/Hospitality Open

West Registration Lobby

2:30 – 4:00 pm

MS/JH Honor Choir Registration

001 River Room

4:00 – 5:00 pm

TCDA Ways & Means Committee

Rooms 213

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Legal Concerns for the Music Educator Holly Wardell, clinician

Room 217D



In this clinic, an experienced school attorney will share information about the types of situations that can land music educators in court and ways to avoid legal traps. Come find out whether you have been worrying about the right (legal) things. Time for Q&A at the end.

4:30 – 6:30 pm

TMAA Vocal Workshop

Room 212

5:00 – 6:00 pm

TCDA Nominating Committee

Room 213

4:00 – 6:30 pm

MS/JH Honor Choir Sectionals Alto Tenor Bass Soprano

103B Mission Room Room 101 Room 102 001 River Room

5:30 – 6:30 pm A

Workshop 1: Col/Cm – From Student Teaching to Teaching Students Dianne Brumley, clinician

Room 206

A panel of first year teachers discuss the reality vs. expectation of first-year teaching experiences. This session, although designed for the college division, is open to the full TCDA membership. First-year teacher panelists will be Jennifer Agbu from Manvel MS in Alvin ISD, Heather Blount from Sul Ross and Dolph Briscoe MS in Northside ISD, Caitlin Cundiff from McDonald MS in Mesquite ISD, and Jesus Morales from Homer Hanna HS in Brownsville ISD.

6:30 – 8:30 pm

TCDA Soiree Sponsors: Carl Fischer and US Integrity Touring

Marriott Riverwalk Alamo Ballroom

Please make time to visit the exhibits each day.



58th Annual Convention & New Music Reading Clinic • July 21–24, 2013 — San Antonio

Featured Performance

Miller Family Russell, Sylvia, Adam, and Stacia Miller are a musical family of diverse talents. Russell has served as the Minister of Music and Worship at First United Methodist Church in Boerne since 1997. His wife, Sylvia, is the pianist/organist on staff. Together they also perform hand bell duets under the stage name Double Ring, and both teach full studios of piano students. Their son, Adam, is a percussionist and published composer of music for marimba, various percussion ensembles, choir, and hand bells. Adam’s wife, Stacia, is also a percussionist and pianist but primarily expresses her creativity through the art of pottery. The Millers have served as short-term missionaries to the country of Uganda (fall 2011 and 2012), working through the Uganda Tree of Life Ministries, and it is this experience that has provided inspiration for some of their musical offerings.

Texas Boys Choir tonight at 7:00 pm

Bryan Priddy Conductor


Monday’s Notes

We invite you to come to Travis Park United Methodist Church this evening for the annual TCDA Celebration of Worship and Music at 7:00 pm, featuring the Texas Boys Choir under the direction of Bryan Priddy and the Russell Miller family. Our theme is A Celebration of Community, and we will share the music of Uganda.

Directions to Travis Park United Methodist Church for the Monday, July 22, 2013 performances: Travis Park United Methodist Church | 230 E. Travis St. | San Antonio, TX

From the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Total: 11 minute walk 0.75 miles 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.


Head west on E. Market Street toward S. Alamo Street Turn right on Losoya Street Turn left on E. Commerce Street Turn right on Navarro Street Turn left on E. Travis Street


Monday, July 22


7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Registration/Hospitality Open

West Registration Lobby

7:30 am – 10:00 pm

Childcare Available (no meals provided) 10 years and younger

Rooms 209, 211

8:00 am – 8:00 pm

TCDA Commuters Lounge

Room 101

8:00 – 9:00 am

Workshop 2: Col/Cm – Round Table Community Choirs Diane Benson, Brad Bouley, Ralph Frederick Stannard, facilitators

Room 206


Discussion will focus on the traditional vs. non-traditional choirs, literature, recruiting, working with adults, travel, funding and programming.

8:00 – 9:00 am


Workshop 3: Ch – Advent, Lent and Ordinary Time, Oh My! Josh Taylor, clinician

Room 207

Explore techniques and ideas to make the planning process a positive experience. Suggestions and resources for churches of all shapes and sizes.

8:00 – 9:00 am


Reading Session 1: Pop/Jazz Amy McMichael, conductor David Lawson, accompanist Althouse Gilpin Billingsley Bram Billingsley Zegree Rutherford Huff Brymer Huff Emerson Marsh Brymer Langford Gilpin Sharon Emerson Hayes Brymer Hayes


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8:15 – 9:15 am

Product Showcase 1 : Buffet Group USD – Overview of New Buffet Products for 2013 Room 216 Don Reynolds, presenter

8:30 – 11:30 am


MS/JH Honor Choir Rehearsal Lynne Gackle, conductor

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibits Open


All of Me Bill Bailey, Won’t You Please Come Home? Home Firework I Was Here Where or When Penny Lane Roots Before Branches Call Your Girlfriend Some Nights I Feel Fine Lullaby of Birdland Safe and Sound Skyfall Here’s Where I Stand Party in the USA Dance to the Music Fascinating Rhythm Fly / I Believe I Can Fly Love is Here to Stay

Ballroom A

001 River Room

Teachers may observe open rehearsal. Exhibit Hall C

NEW THIS YEAR: TCDA Commuters Lounge, Room 101 Open 8:00 AM Monday & Tuesday

Please make time to visit the exhibits each day.


9:15 – 10:15 am


Workshop 4: El – Sing Your Own Part Deborah Oakes, clinician

Room 206

Introduction of methodologies and strategies to help young singers grow into competent part singers through the development of vocal strength and independence. Classroom song literature included in session handout.

9:15 – 10:15 am


Workshop 5: Ch – Building Bridges and Creating Community David Angerman, Ruth Ann Lind, Bryan Priddy, Kitty Williams, clinicians

Room 207

Topics include the needs of various sizes of fellowships, contemporary and blended worship, managing a bi-vocational ministry, criteria for music selection and hymn resources.

9:15 – 10:15 am


Workshop 6: HS – Bad Choral Music and How to Spot It Paul Rardin, clinician

Ballroom A

We will read a choral work composed by the presenter, and then methodically identify all of the elements that make it truly awful. Insipid texts, vapid ostinati, and gratuitous tone-clusters are just some of the many clichés to be found. Having found what to avoid, we then discuss the opposite: elements of compositional excellence we should seek out when programming. Attendees are encouraged to bring own earplugs.

9:15 – 10:15 am


Reading Session 2: MS/JH Boys Theresa Whatley, conductor Mary Jane Thornton, accompanist


Sing a Mighty Song! The Sloop John B Carol of the Star Joshua’s Battle The Battle Cry of Freedom Polly Wolly Doodle Noel, Sing We Noel! The Gallant Knight We Shall Not Sleep Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes A Festive Alleluja Go Tell It on the Mountain She is Evening God Rest You Merry Gentlemen This Old Hammer I’se the B’y Worried Man Blues The Pirate King It Was a Lover and His Lass Da Pacem Domine

Gilpin Wagner Moore Gilpin Cole Robinson Juneau Patterson Farnell Beery Lightfoot Miller Courtney Courtney Ginsberg Gallina Emerson Crocker Robinson Beery

103 Mission Room


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Morning Coffee Monday and Tuesday 7:30 am – 10:30 am

Ballroom A Pre-Function Area Sponsors: Alfred Music and Romeo Music 24

9:30 – 10:30 am

Product Showcase 2: MakeMusic – What’s New in Finale Tom Johnson, presenter

Room 216

Come see how Finale, the world’s leading notation software, has made music creation easier, faster, and smarter. Whether your teaching focus is band, choral, orchestra or general music, this clinic will highlight practical tips to increase your productivity, giving you more time to teach.

9:30 am – 4:00 pm

High School Student Day (Sponsored by Encore Performance Tours) Tim Lautzenheiser, Paul Rardin, Connie Sanchez

Ballroom C1

10:30 – 11:30 am

Workshop 7: Col/Cm – Performance Practices in the Baroque and Classical Eras Dennis Shrock, clinician Janet Pummill, accompanist

Room 206


This session will be based on the research of Dr. Shrock for his books Performance Practices in the Classical Era and Performance Practices in the Baroque Era. Dr. Shrock presented at the 2011 ACDA National Convention on the topic of Performance Practices in the Classical Era and he will expand the topic to include Baroque performance practices.

10:30 – 11:30 am


Workshop 8: MS/JH – Assessment in the Choral Classroom; 50 Shades of Grading Derrick Fox, clinician

Ballroom A

Introduction to a variety of assessment models that allow for individual student evaluations benefitting the entire choral program. Implementation of methods works well for any music curriculum.

10:30 – 11:30 am

Reading Session 3: Unison/SA Kendall Allen, conductor Lonnie Tanner, accompanist Perry Two-Part Johnson Two-Part Gray Two-Part Gesner Two-Part Beck Two-Part Johnson Two-Part Waggoner Two-Part Gilpin Two-Part Beck Two-Part Patterson Two-Part Dilworth Two-Part Herrington Two-Part Courtney Two-Part Gardner Two-Part Lightfoot Two-Part Goetze Two-Part Franklin Unison Donnelly, Strid Two-Part Smith Two-Part Estes, Gilpin Two-Part

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10:30 – 11:30 am

College Conductor Rehearsal Karen Kenaston-French and Kenny Sheppard, coaches

Rooms 102, 207

10:30 am – 1:15 pm

El: Visit the Exhibits

Exhibit Hall C

10:45 – 11:45 am

Product Showcase 3: Adventure Percussion Total Percussion Jam: Beginning Percussion Method Yale Snyder, presenter

Room 216



Exsultate, Jubilate! Hisakata The Lamb and the Tiger Happiness Riversong Here is Music for You Imagine a World Busy, Busy Bumblebee Listen to My Song O Rushing Wind Let Me Fly Duermete, Mi Corazon Little Bird Time’s Secret Boats Sail on the Rivers Wink to the Little Baby The Wind Play Ball! Time You Have Wings to Fly

103 Mission Room

A revolutionary method look that teaches total percussion through percussion ensemble performance. Book one contains 9 exciting percussion ensembles that students love to play.

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

TMEA Vocal Region/Area Chair Luncheon

Marriott Riverwalk Salon A

11:30 am – 1:15 pm

MS, Col/Cm: Visit The Exhibits

Exhibit Hall C


11:45 am – 12:45 pm Workshop 9: HS – Choir/Band: A Conversation about Collaboration Gabe Musella, Denise Eaton, clinicians H

Ballroom A

This workshop focuses on forming partnerships with our instrumental friends to strengthen our collective educational experiences. Make sure to bring your band director!



11:45 am – 12:45 pm Reading Session 4: Sacred U/2pt Beverly Golden, conductor C Laura Farnell, accompanist Cantate! Sing to the Lord! Silent Night God is There Hallelujah, Christ is Risen Do You Know the Song the Angels Sang? The Lord God Made Them All An Instrument of Thy Peace Let Every Heart Prepare a Throne I’m Gonna Sing with Over My Head My Mother’s Love Shepherds, Arise! A Psalm of Thanksgiving For the Beauty of the Earth Psalm 121 A Mighty Fortress Together in Thanksgiving In a Lowly Manger Born Hosanna! Two Benedictions of Peace Hallelujah, Wind from Heaven

Mayo Patterson Schultz Perry Pote Mayo, Bailey Scroggins Patterson Taylor Shelton Edwards Shaw Patterson Parrish Berg Pethel Highben Johnson McCray Hobby

103 Mission Room

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12:30 – 1:15 pm

Visit the Exhibits

Exhibit Hall C

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Workshop 10: HS – Getting to Know You (part of HS Student Day) Connie Sanchez, clinician

Ballroom C1


Connie is magical with high school kids and will engage them in team building activities for a solid hour. You are invited to attend, watch the fun and obtain a handout of the games to take back to your own choir room.

1:15 – 2:15 pm


Workshop 11: El – Sing and Play Jo Lynn Cookus, clinician

Room 206

Inspired by the Kodaly method, Cookus will introduce her Recorder Method based on the singing and playing of American Folk Songs. Songs are sequenced using Kodaly AND instrumental teaching. The recorder method includes songs, games, rhythm charts and accompaniment CD. First 70 attendees receive a recorder graciously provided by Peripole, Inc.

1:15 – 2:15 pm


Reading Session 5: Adv JH/HS Training Heather Sharp, conductor Patricia Neighbors, accompanist

Awaken the Music! Sanctus Canoe Song The Wayfaring Stranger E La Don Don Listen to My Song You Have Wings to Fly Two di Lasso Motels Festival Cantate Sing with the Lark Kyrie in F, KV33 Exsultate, Jubilate Deo Peace Like a River Al Tambor Shady Grove Gloria Benedictus Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around Exsultate Deo, Rejoice Get on Board in the Mornin’

1:15 – 2:15 pm


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SATB Three-Part Mixed Three-Part Mixed SAB Three-Part Mixed SATB Three-Part Mixed SAB Three-Part Mixed SATB SAB SATB SATB Three-Part Mixed SAB SAB SATB Three-Part Mixed Three-Part Mixed Three-Part Mixed

Ballroom A

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Workshop 12: Col/Cm — Round Table – ACDA International Conductor Exchange Program (ICEP) Monte Garrett, TJ Harper, Jerry McCoy, facilitators

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The ICEP develops exchange possibilities for U.S. choral conductors and brings choral musicians from around the world to the U.S. Hear the experiences with this program and information about how to get involved.


1:30 – 4:30 pm


MS/JH Honor Choir Rehearsal Lynne Gackle, conductor

001 River Room

Teachers may observe open rehearsal.

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Product Showcase 4: MakeMusic – What’s New in SmartMusic David Hawley, presenter

Room 216

SmartMusic is now available on the iPad and new assessment features have been added to the grading functionality to further evaluate students. User defined rubrics will enable more precise student evaluation and assignments can be correlated to Texas standards. SmartMusic has more than 60 methods books and 3,800 concert titles for band, orchestra and jazz ensembles. Subscriptions are now user defined, meaning you only need one subscription to run on multiple computers.

2:00 – 4:00 pm

HS: Visit the Exhibits

Exhibit Hall C

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Reading Session 6: Adv HS/Coll Morris Stevens, conductor Georgia Kornegay, accompanist

Room 206



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Kyrie A Bronze Triptych Se Cantano Gl’augelli Come Sleep Cum Essem Parvulus Across the Vast, Eternal Sky Jubilate Deo Zastupnitse userdnaya A Prayer of Saint Patrick Pange Lingua Tenting On the Old Camp Ground Chrysopylae Virgo Mater Regina Everyone Sang Do Not Go Gentle Fair Ines


2:30 – 3:30 pm


Workshop 13: Ch – Tried and Proven Dave Collett, Owen Duggan, Mike Ware, clinicians Jane Haas, accompanist

God Be in My Head Holy, Holy, Holy Lift Him Up How Can I Keep from Singing Look at the World Search Me O God One Faith, One Hope, One Lord When I Survey the Wondrous Cross On Christmas Night All Christians Sing Snow Carol First Noel Psalm 46

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Room 207

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2:30 – 3:30 pm

Closed Rehearsal – Cantare Houston

Ballroom A

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Workshop 14: MS/JH – Teamwork and Teambuilding for the Choral Classroom Dianna Jarvis and Audrey De La Cruz, clinicians

103 Mission Room



Investing Time in Your Choirs. Do you spend more time in your classes trying to find leadership than you do investing time to inspire it? Practical tips, fun games, and poignant reminders about reaching the leadership potential in your choir program.

2:45 – 3:45 pm

Product Showcase 5: Berp & Company – Breath Awareness Tool Mario Guarmeri, presenter

Room 216

The easy effective way to train your breath wind players and singers using the BAT, learn to establish good breathing habits and build muscle memory for efficient breath management and confidence in performance.

4:00 – 6:00 pm

Texas Music Administrators Conference Meeting Rick Ghinelli, presider

Room 210

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Performance: Cantare Houston Kevin Riehle, conductor Premiere of Vespertilians, by Jocelyn Hagen, Commissioned Composer

Ballroom A

You are invited to the premiere of the TCDA commissioned work

Vespertilians by Jocelyn Hagen

Kevin Riehle

4:00 – 5:00 pm

performed by Cantare Houston Kevin Riehle, conductor

Today at 4:00pm

Product Showcase 6: MakeMusic – Top Five Finale Time-Savers for Band, Choir and Orchestra Tom Johnson, presenter

Room 216

Imagine changing that horn, violin or alto part into a sax, viola or tenor part in seconds. This clinic deals with practical issues music directors face in preparing their scores for rehearsal and performance. Tips on easy and fast note-entry, scanning and transposition accompany topics like worksheets and even creating percussion parts that both look and sound great.

5:00 – 6:30 pm

College Conductor Rehearsal Karen Kenaston-French and Kenny Sheppard, coaches

Rooms 206 & 207

5:15 – 6:15 pm

Product Showcase 7: Carl Fischer – InSight Singing! A Multisensory Approach to Successful Music Reading Denise Eaton, Jan Juneau, Sally Schott, presenters

Room 216

Veteran teachers will show participants how to capitalize on visual, aural and kinesthetic learning to develop a strong foundation of reading skills and overall musicianship. Effective ways to encourage diverse student populations to read with insight, accuracy and expressiveness will be explained and demonstrated in this interactive session. A handout of recommended resources will be provided.

7:00 – 8:30 pm


Worship Service: A Celebration of Community Texas Boys Choir, Russell Miller Family Jennifer Seighman, organist

Travis Park UMC


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Tuesday Evening: On Your Own Great Time to Visit the Riverwalk and Take Advantage of San Antonio Nightlife and Cuisine!


Tuesday’s Notes



You Won’t Want To Miss the TCDA Business Meeting this afternoon at 4:00 pm to hear the 2013 MS/JH Honor Choir Concert


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Tuesday, July 23


7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Registration/Hospitality Open

West Registration Lobby

7:30 am – 10:00 pm

Childcare Available (no meals available) 10 years and younger

Rooms 209, 211

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

TCDA Commuters Lounge

Room 101

8:00 – 9:00 am

Workshop 15: El – It’s All About the Singing Angela Brill, clinician

Room 206


Learn to systematically plan yearly performances and daily activities that encourage singing in your elementary school. Follow my 4th graders by video from kindergarten to this year as they demonstrate their love of singing and performance.

8:00 – 9:00 am


Workshop 16: Col/Cm – Round Table – Two Year Colleges Bobbie Douglass, Andre Jaber, Dennis Richardson, facilitators

Room 207

Discussion will focus on literature, the 2+2 program, recruiting and retention.

8:00 – 9:00 am


Reading Session 7: MS/JH Treble Nicole Bouley, conductor Stefanie Stephens, accompanist

A Festive Gloria My Soul is Awakened Somewhere Above the Clouds I Know an Old Woman Simply SSA A Pebble in the Water Velo que Bonito I Remember Kol Han’shamah Hope is the Thing with Feathers Gartan Mother’s Lullaby Lux Aeterna Bon Di The Silence and the Song Charlie is My Darlin’ Jubilate! Spring Song You Are My Music Star Dance

8:00 – 9:00 am


Drennan Herrington Schram Morton Farnell Johnson Zuleta Quartel Applebaum LaBarr Herrington Albrecht Liebergen Patterson Winebrenner Howard Gardner Farnell Gardner

Ballroom A


BriLee Music Publisher Hal Leonard Corporation Heritage Music Press BriLee Music Publisher Hal Leonard Corporation Heritage Music Press Boosey & Hawkes Oxford University Press Hal Leonard Corporation Santa Barbara Music Publishing Hal Leonard Corporation Alfred Music Publishing Alfred Music Publishing BriLee Music Publisher Carl Fischer LLC Carl Fischer LLC BriLee Music Publisher Hal Leonard Corporation Alfred Music Publishing

103 Mission Room


Workshop 17: HS – The 2014 Texas All-State Choir Music An Introduction and Conversation Dinah Menger, clinician

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Ask questions about the all-state music, gain perspective about the 2014 All-State conductors, and learn about the latest developments. Important Note - due to the high cost of the all-state music packets – remember, this is not new music, unlike other TCDA reading sessions - complimentary packets will no longer be available, so bring your own or purchase one from the many vendors available.

8:15 – 9:15 am

Product Showcase 8: MakeMusic – Adding Finale to Your Toolbox Tom Johnson, presenter

Room 216

Using another notation program? Come see why Finale is the easiest, fastest way to create and share your music. Other notation programs have come and gone, but Finale remains. We’ll demonstrate how features exclusive to Finale can greatly expand your teaching and provide tips for a smooth transition from Sibelius.

8:30 – 10:15 am


MS/JH Honor Choir Rehearsal Lynne Gackle, conductor

001 River Room

Teachers may observe open rehearsal.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibits Open

Exhibit Hall C

9:00 – 11:45 am

Col/Cm: Visit the Exhibits

Exhibit Hall C

9:15 – 10:15 am

Workshop 18: El – The Singing Child – Tips & Toys From Tone to Text Lee Gwozdz, clinician

Room 206


Explore the use of visual aids to enable children to achieve the hallmarks of choral music from tone to text. Types of childrens’ singing voices will be determined and heard via video demonstrations. Ways of enabling any child to sing technically will be experienced by session attendees.

Please make time to visit the exhibits each day.


9:15 – 10:15 am


Workshop 19: MS/JH – So You Think You Can Teach? Matthew Perez, Katie Richardson, clinicians

Room 207

We did it! We survived student teaching, graduated and landed our first real teaching job! Now what? This session will explore ideas to tango your way to the top while waltzing through your first year teaching. Directors, young and old, will leave this session with practical advice about conducting, communication, time management and establishing routines. You’ll be ready to take your new moves back to your dance class.

9:15 am – 10:15 pm


Workshop 20: HS – The Singing Hand: A Master Class for Conductors Paul Rardin, clinician

Ballroom A

For every sound, there is a “visual coefficient” (Yehudi Menuhin), and it is our job as conductors to reflect it as accurately as possible. This session examines the importance of gesture in reflecting our music and achieving our choirs’ best possible sound. This interactive session will feature Texas teachers as “students,” but will engage and involve all of us both as singers and conductors.

9:15 – 10:15 am


Reading Session 8: Sacred/General SATB Derrick Bready, conductor Jennifer Zaccagni, accompanist

Awake, My Soul, and Sing A Christmas Blessing By Gracious Powers The Whisper Crystal River A Thanksgiving Tapestry It Is Well With My Soul Fly Away Home Pie Jesu Yet I Will Rejoice Rise, O Church, like Christ Arisen Take Me to the Water O Savior of Our Fallen Race Healing at the Fountain Amen! Tell It on the Mountain Be Still Before the Lord Cry No More Easter Hymn of Praise Of the Fathers Love Begotten Be Still Before the Lord Spirit, Now Live in Me


9:30 – 10:30 am

Pote Purifoy Schultz-Widmar Courtney Sorenson Purifoy Tsai McDonald Roberts Scott Cherwien Cherwien Grassi Rodriguez McDonald Betts Forrest McDonald Ijames Betts Christopher

103 Mission Room


Morningstar Music Publishers Shawnee Press Augsburg Publishing Co. Beckenhorst Press Shawnee Press Shawnee Press Augsburg Publishing Co. Shawnee Press Morningstar Music Publishers Concordia Publishing House Morningstar Music Publishers Morningstar Music Publishers Concordia Publishing House Hal Leonard Corporation Lorenz Corporation Paraclete Press Beckenhorst Press Lorenz Corporation Lorenz Corporation Paraclete Press Fred Bock Music

Product Showcase 9: MakeMusic – Vocal Assessment and Accountability with SmartMusic Leigh Kallestad, Dr. Cynthia Gonzales, presenters

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See how vocal music educators use SmartMusic assessment and sight-singing methods. Topics include preparation for all-state auditions, UIL solo literature, vocal warm-ups and exercises, creating your own Finale-created content and importing audio files for practice. Class setup and assignment creation will be demonstrated so you can individualize instruction to grade and document the progress of every student.

10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Ch: Visit the Exhibits

Exhibit Hall C

10:00 am – 11:45 am MS: Visit the Exhibits

Exhibit Hall C

10:00 am – 1:15 pm

HS: Visit the Exhibits

Exhibit Hall C

10:45 – 11:30 am

TMEA Region Meetings 1-5, 23, 24 6-10 11, 13 12, 16, 28 14, 15 17 18, 25, 26 19, 20 21, 22, 27

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10:30 – 11:30 am


MS/JH Honor Choir Rehearsal (closed) Lynne Gackle, conductor

Ballroom A

10:45 – 11:45 am

Product Showcase 10: Marching Show Concepts – Field Show Resource Products Randy Gilmore, presenter

Room 216

How the resource products can save you rehearsal time and provide valuable techniques to advance your group’s performance level.

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

TMEA Elem Region Chair Luncheon

Marriott Riverwalk, Bowie

11:30 am – 1:15 pm

HS: Visit the Exhibits

Exhibit Hall C

11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Ch: Visit the Exhibits

Exhibit Hall C


11:45 am – 12:45 pm Workshop 21: El – The Singing Child – Musicality and Movement Lee Gwozdz, clinician E

Room 206

Rhythm Games for Perception & Cognition. Attendees will experience rhythmic games and movement for children to grow and develop skills of attention, concentration, cooperation, social integration, movement and feelings for clarity of expression.

11:45 am – 12:45 pm Workshop 22: Col/Cm – Conducting Master Class David Childs, clinician U Mary Jane Thornton, accompanist

Room 207

Participants will learn how to better communicate the desired musical outcome through the conducting gesture.

11:45 am – 12:45 pm Workshop 23: MS/JH – “Tune In” Derrick Fox, clinician M

Ballroom A

If you are exploring new ideas to keep your singers and parents engaged, this session is for you!

11:45 am – 12:45 pm College Conductor Rehearsal Karen Kenaston-French and Kenny Sheppard, coaches

103 Mission Room

12:30 – 4:00 pm

Col/Cm: Visit the Exhibits

Exhibit Hall C

1:00 – 4:00 pm

MS/JH Honor Choir Assembly Lynne Gackle, conductor

001 River Room

1:00 – 2:30 pm

Past Presidents Luncheon

Marriott Riverwalk, Salon E

1:15 – 2:15 pm

Reading Session 9: El/MS/JH Holiday Seasonal Heather Bolin, conductor Catherine Stevenson, accompanist

Ballroom A



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A Holiday Roundelay Who Put the Christmas Presents Under the Tree? A Merry Fa La La I’m Happy that Christmas is Here Sing a Song of Hanukkah Duermete I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas Sing Tidings of Joy Jonathan’s Bell Carol Ding Dong Merrily on High A Midnight Clear in Bethlehem Holly Jolly Santa Claus A Winter Wish Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow The Snow Lay on the Ground We Wish You a Merry Christmas Giddy-Up! The Man with the Bag and Santa Baby Jingle Bell Dash


1:15 – 2:15 pm


Reading Session 10: HS Treble/Men College Student Conductors Kristen Simpson and Jon Starling, accompanists

What I Want Until I Found the Lord Dorothy Poems Die Minnesanger Jubilate I See the Heaven’s Glories Shine Break of Day Gloria in Excelsis Deo Deepest Heart The Music of Living Benedictus Ich Liebe Dich Ubi Caritas Musica There Will Come Soft Rains O Sing to the Lord Songbird The Pirates of Penzance Medley If I Were the Velvet Rose

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Smith Thomas Johnson Schumann Ramroth Ramsey Trotta Dent Childs Forrest Malvar-Keylock Larkin Landes Armstrong Memley Davison Quartel Dean Memley


103 Mission Room

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Product Showcase 11: QuaverMusic – Crank Up Your Classroom with Amanda Reilly, presenter

Room 216

Ignite your kids’ imagination with a high-energy mix of creativity and 21st century technology. Learn techniques that bring general music concepts to life for today’s kids.

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Product Showcase 12: Opti-Case/Opti-Sound, Inc. – Sideliner Sound System and Cases David Phipps, presenter

Hall D

Demo ease of use for set up, usage and package design.

2:15 – 3:45 pm

El: Visit the Exhibits

Exhibit Hall C

2:15 – 3:30 pm

TMEA MS/JH Coordinators Meeting Dinah Menger, presider

Room 206

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Workshop 24: HS – Circles, Brush Strokes and Downbows: Developing Artistry through Movement in the Choral Rehearsal Paul Rardin, clinician

Ballroom A



Physical movement in rehearsal enhances singers’ ability to internalize and perform choral music, particularly with respect to articulation and phrasing. In this session we first examine brief excerpts from treatises to build basic appreciation of performance practice in the Renaissance, Classical, and Romantic eras. Applying these principles to the music of Victoria, Haydn, and Brahms, we then explore simple, evocative movements in rehearsal that help singers add shape and smarts to their performance.

2:30 – 3:30 pm


Workshop 25: Ch – A Whole Child Approach to Children and Youth Choirs Karen Andrews, clinician

103 Mission Room

Discuss ways to engage children in a lifetime of music and worship and balance fun with meaningful worship material. Ideas for summer programs as well as school year curriculum resources.

2:45 – 3:45 pm

Product Showcase 13: MakeMusic – SmartMusic Anytime, Anywhere on iPad David Hawley, presenter

Room 216

SmartMusic is now available on iPad! See how your students can practice and submit assignments with an iPad at home or school with SmartMusic’s method books, scales, solos, concert music, sight-reading, jazz improv and more.

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Pictures: Honor Choir Students – Please take this time for pictures with family and teachers

001 River Room

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Visit the Exhibits

Exhibit Hall C

4:00 – 5:30 pm

TCDA Business Meeting (attendees eligible for hotel drawings) Performance: MS/JH Honor Choir Concert Lynne Gackle, conductor Rae Moses, accompanist

Ballroom A


4:00 – 5:00 pm

Product Showcase 14: Opti-Case/Opti-Sound, Inc. – Sideliner Sound System and Cases David Phipps, presenter

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Product Showcase 15: Consonus Music Institute – Revolutionizing Guitar Instruction with Blended Learning Michael Christiansen, presenter

Hall D

Demo ease of use for set up, usage and package design. Room 216

A high quality classroom guitar program begins with well designed curriculum taught by a qualified teacher. CMI’s Guitar curriculum, designed by Mike Christiansen, is the nation’s leading authority on Classroom Guitar. CMI utilizes the latest instructional technologies to radically enhance the effectiveness of your guitar classes in two ways. First, by making the student home practice engaging, fun and productive with multimedia review and practice of class material. Second, in providing an integrated set of online lesson plans and professional development videos that a guitar teacher can utilize to teach class according to the best practice teaching sequences and techniques.

5:15 – 6:15 pm

Product Showcase 16: Etymotic Research – Adopt-a-Band, A Hearing Conversation Program for Educators and Young Musicians Carolynn Travis, presenter

Room 216

Attendees will receive an in-depth look at noise exposure in the classroom, the risks involved and learn about Etymotic’s full line of high-fidelity hearing protection that includes ETYPlugs (available at a reduced cost through the Adopt-a-Band program), custom Musicians Earplugs tm and MusicPRO 9-15 electronic earplugs with adaptive attenuation.

6:00 pm

Evening on Your Own


New Music for Every Level TUESDAY

• Be Thou My Vision • A Greater Peace • Puer Natus • & many more For PDF downloads and publisher links visit

procedure for selecting music Throughout the year the Board of Directors reads more than 2000 new music publications from participating publishers. Then by a voting process the selections are narrowed to the packets we read at Convention. As specified in the constitution, music chosen should be new music. The selection committee, therefore, restricts its choices to music published

during the prior year. Exceptions include special categories determined by the Board and the All-State Choir repertoire. TCDA’s stated purpose since its inception is to organize and operate a new music reading clinic each summer. With the assistance and cooperation of various Texas music retail companies and contributing music publishers, the

TCDA Convention offers its membership a privileged screening of new choral octavos. Realizing that not every chosen selection will be appropriate for every TCDA member, the committee respectfully appreciates your understanding of the process. Suggestions for selections fitting the new music requirement are always welcome.


Featured Performance Vox Humana today at 10:30 am

David Childs Conductor

Wednesday’s Notes

Thanks to the TCDA 2013 Committees


HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE Jodi Coke, Co-Chair Sarah Cole, Co-Chair Amanda Arriola Mason Barlow Christie Bean Laura Bendorf Brian Brassard Genevieve Brassard Alex Carr Christina Chapman Elizabeth Coke Lorelai Cole Leslie Detrick Pam Elrod Lauren Fisher Bethany Green


Lorin Hilyard Caroline Hunt Nate Hutcherson Brad Kohles Maribel Kohles Cathy Koziatek Casey Latham Diane Menger Lauren Molina Matt Moody Terrie Preskit-Brown Halley Radebaugh Adrian Rodriguez Debra Silverberg Shelle Sonntag Josh Taylor Nikki Thompson

Rob Ward Tanner Wilemon Terry Woodall Adam Zrust Kate Zrust SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE Jan Juneau, Chair Cheri Lafferty John Hemmenway WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE Robin Dent, Chair Tim Algate Sally Bass Kelly Butler Kelley Clay

Carolyn Cruse Karl Dent Pamela Elrod Ginny Franks Chris Jorns Ian Klotzman Lorissa Mason Cara Naizer BALLOT COMMITTEE Tom Gabrielsen, Chair Andre Clark Gershom Garcia Lisa Holt Cortney Neva Julie Rhodes John Tucker

For your convenience this is a pull-out section.

A TCDA Tradition... Each year at the General Business Meeting, we sing together as a group Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow and The Lord Bless You and Keep You. The music is included here. Permission to reprint The Lord bless You and Keep You has been gracioulsy given by Boston Music Company, Boston Massachusetts.


Wednesday, July 24


8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Childcare Available (no meals available) 10 years and younger

Rooms 209, 211

8:00 – 10:00 am

Hospitality Open

West Registration Lobby

8:00 – 9:00 am

Workshop 26: El – More Pat, Tap & Clap – Less Yap Eunice Marrero, clinician

Room 206


Research shows the clear benefits of student-centered, active learning. Through a variety of hands-on activities such as games, singing, and sample lesson sequences, participants will gain insight regarding the advantages of minimized lecture and maximized action in the music classroom.

8:00 – 9:00 am


Reading Session 11: HS Holiday/Seasonal Clorese Porter, conductor Peggy Graff, accompanist

A King is Born Tomorrow Shall be My Dancing Day The Advent Candle Please Come Home for Christmas The World for Christmas Still, Still, Still Jingle Bells Love Came Down at Christmas Christ Lay in a Manger O Come, All Ye Faithful Resonet in Laudibus This Endris Night Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella The Little Drummer Boy Veni, Veni, Emmanuel Sweet Babe Carol Just One Child That’s What I Want for Christmas Silent Night Christmas Memories

8:00 – 9:00 am


Sarsany Lehman Chilcott Brymer Edenroth Culloton Ambrosio Dickau Council Forrest Juneau Corina Harmon Hayes Englert Eglin Parrotta Langford Meador Powell


Ballroom A

Morningstar Music Publishers Morningstar Music Publishers Oxford University Press Hal Leonard Corporation Walton Music Morningstar Music Publishers Carl Fischer LLC Pavane Publishing Concordia Publishing House Beckenhorst Press Carl Fischer LLC Alliance Music Publications Hinshaw Music, Inc Alfred Music Publishing Carl Fischer LLC Fred Bock Music Alliance Music Publications Shawnee Press Carl Fischer LLC Hal Leonard Corporation

Workshop 27: Col/Cm – Round Table – ACDA Student Chapters Craig Gregory and Sundra Flansburg, facilitators

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Discussion will focus on sponsoring an ACDA student chapter, the process of beginning a chapter, program ideas, encouraging membership attendance at TCDA, SWACDA and ACDA conventions, and getting undergraduates involved with ACDA and TCDA.

8:00 – 9:00 am

Vox Humana Closed Rehearsal

103 Mission Room

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Exhibits Open

Exhibit Hall C

9:15 – 10:15 am

Workshop 28: El – Tried and Proven Michele Hobizal, Deborah Oakes, Brenda Varvoutis Renander, clinicians Lonnie Tanner, accompanist

Room 206


Future TCDA Convention Dates:


July 27–30, 2014 July 23–26, 2015 July 21–24, 2016 July 20–23, 2017 July 26–29, 2018

Please make time to visit the exhibits each day.


9:15 – 10:15 am


Reading Session 12: Sacred Advanced Joe Stobaugh, conductor Lana Potts, accompanist

Christ is Alive! Let Christians Sing Let My Prayer Rise Before You as Incense I Would Be True Foundations of Faith The Music Sings in Them Fix Me, Jesus Christiana Canticles A Prayer for Peace The Promised Land Our Father (The Lord’s Prayer) Arise, My Soul, Arise And Peace Shall Guard You Alleluja Glorious Everlasting Hear How the Bells of Christmas Play Let the Heavens Rejoice Immortal, Invisible I Will Lift Mine Eyes I Sing the Mighty Power of God Unto Thee, I Turn

9:15 – 10:15 am


Highben Caracciolo Rutter Martin Brunner Waddles Rutter Trotta McDavitt Keveren Forrest Trotta Sleving Cousins Shackley Pummill Hayes Helvey Page Hahn

Room 207


Augsburg Publishing Co. Morningstar Music Publishers Hinshaw Music, Inc Shawnee Press Boosey & Hawkes GIA Publications Hinshaw Music, Inc Morningstar Music Publishers E.C. Schirmer Music Co. Lifeway Christian Resources Beckenhorst Press Morningstar Music Publishers Pavane Publishing Fred Bock Music Lorenz Corporation Carl Fischer LLC Fred Bock Music Morningstar Music Publishers Lorenz Corporation Lorenz Corporation

Workshop 29: MS/JH – Revisiting Ophelia Lynne Gackle, clinician

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Ophelia has found her voice again! Lynne Gackle, our wonderful MS/JH Honor Choir Conductor, is back to discuss her book, Finding Ophelia’s Voice, Opening Ophelia’s Heart: Nurturing the Adolescent Female Voice. You will want to be there early to get a front row seat to Mrs. Gackle’s research, insight and understanding about how we can better teach the voices, and reach the hearts of our young female singers.

9:15 – 10:15 am


Reading Session 13: HS SATB David Landgrebe, conductor Joseph Fuller, accompanist


America the Beautiful Art Thou Troubled? O Magnum Mysterium Voices of the Night Dixit Maria The Rose of Midnight Oculi Omnium Lullaby Imbakwa There is a Garden Goza Mi Calipso Red is the Rose Angele Dei Angel Band Deep Peace Imaginary Lines Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie In Time of Silver Rain Awaken the Music! The Roof

McCarthy Rogers Antognini Schultz Ware Stroope Chilcott Elder Papoulis Young Hernandez Sirett LaBarr Kirchner Tate Shank Shaw Dilworth Gilpin Ramsey

Ballroom A


Morningstar Music Publishers Boosey & Hawkes Alliance Music Publications Walton Music Carl Fischer LLC Alliance Music Publications Hal Leonard Corporation GIA Publications Boosey & Hawkes Fred Bock Music Hinshaw Music, Inc Boosey & Hawkes Santa Barbara Music Publishing Boosey & Hawkes Hal Leonard Corporation Hal Leonard Corporation Hal Leonard Corporation Hal Leonard Corporation Shawnee Press Hal Leonard Corporation

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10:30 – 11:30 am

Performance: Vox Humana David Childs, conductor

103 Mission Room

12:00 – 2:00 pm

TMEA/UIL Music Advisory Committee Richard Floyd, presider

Room 212

12:00 – 5:00 pm

TMEA/UIL Choral Sight Reading Committee Duncan McMahan, presider

Room 210

2:00 – 6:00 pm

TCDA Board Meeting

Marriott Riverwalk Bowie Room


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the College/Community Division

Diane Brumley

Monte Garrett

Karen Kenaston-French

Director of Choral Studies and Professor of Music Education at the University of Texas at Brownsville. During her tenure, the choral music program has grown significantly and attained much acclaim, with internationally featured performances in Ireland, Italy, and a 2011 TMEA Convention performance. Prior to UT-Brownsville, Brumley was a music teacher at the elementary, junior high and high school levels, and a public school fine arts administrator. She is a frequent guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator and the U.S. Arts and Entertainment Advisor for Harlingen. Her service also includes Vice President of the Church/Community Division of TCDA and National Chairperson for Women’s Choruses for ACDA, and service in regional and state capacities with TMEA and UIL. Brumley holds a BME from Abilene Christian University and a MME from Texas State University.

Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Howard Payne University. Career highlights include TMEA Region 7 Clinician in 2003; Texas Baptist All-State Youth Choirs in 2005 and 2009; commissioned works by Libby Larsen, David Ashley White, Robert Young, Robert Tucker, Kurt Kaiser, Joseph Martin, and Mary McDonald; the 2012 ACDA International Conductors Exchange Program, Havana, Cuba; and the 2012 Vancouver Chamber Choir - National Conductors Symposium. Garrett earned a BME (church music) and a MME (choral conducting) from Hardin-Simmons University; and a DMA (choral conducting) from the University of Texas.

Director of Choral Activities at the University of Texas at Arlington for four years. She joined the faculty in 2009 as Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities, where she conducts the A Cappella Choir, the University Singers, teaches conducting, and heads the Vocal Area. She held a similar position at Austin Peay State University (Tennessee) and taught conducting at Southern Methodist University and at the University of North Texas. Kenaston-French earned a BA (vocal performance) from West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV; a MM (choral conducting) from Southern Methodist University); an MSM (choral conducting) from Perkins School of Theology; and a DMA (choral conducting) from the University of North Texas.

T.J. Harper

David Childs Director of Music Ministries, University Park United Methodist Church in Dallas. From 2001 to 2011, he was a tenured Associate Professor of Choral Studies at Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University. Career highlights include conducting world premieres in Carnegie Hall (Requiem 2009 and Festival Te Deum 2011); and conducting All-State and Honor Choirs in 15 states as well as in Japan and New Zealand. Childs has composed over 80 works for choirs, which are published by Santa Barbara Music Publishing, Inc., Walton Music, and Alliance Music. He holds a BME (composition and musicology) from the University of Canterbury, NZ; a MME (conducting) from Florida State University; and a DMA (conducting) from Louisiana State University.


Assistant Professor and Director of Choral Activities at Providence College, Rhode Island, where he supervises the Secondary Music Education curriculum. In addition, he is Director of the ACDA International Conductor Exchange Program (ICEP); the Rhode Island State ACDA President; and President-Elect of Rhode Island NAfME. Choirs under his direction have performed at division conferences of ACDA and NAfME. Harper earned a BA (choral conducting) from California State University, Fresno; a MA (music) from California State University, Northridge; and a DMA (choral music) from the University of Southern California.

Jerry McCoy Regents Professor and Director of Choral Studies at the University of North Texas. Career highlights include Past National President/ Vice President, ACDA; Music Director, Schola Cantorum of Texas (2007-Present); Guest

Round Table Discussion Leaders Two-Year Colleges: Bobbie Douglass, Tarrant County College Northeast Campus Dennis Richardson, Del Mar College Community Choirs: Diane Benson, Houston Choral Showcase Brad Bouley, Texas Master Chorale Ralph Frederick Stannard, Plano Civic Chorus ACDA Student Chapters: Craig Gregory, ACDA Sundra Flansburg, ACDA


the High School Division Conductor/Adjudicator in 36 U.S. states and 11 foreign countries; and Founder/Artistic Director, Texas Choral Artists (2001-2006). McCoy earned a BME from the University of Texas at Arlington, and MM and DMA degrees (choral conducting) from the University of Texas at Austin.

Kenny Sheppard Professor of Music at Southwestern University for 39 years. Prior to that, he was a public school secondary choral director in Odessa, Big Spring and McAllen. Sheppard founded the San Gabriel Chorale in Georgetown, TX, and serves as Director of the Southwestern University Conductor’s Institute. Prior service includes Artistic Director and Conductor of Chorus Austin (2001-2008), and Guest Conductor for the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Austin Civic Orchestra, Austin Youth Orchestra, the Big Spring Symphony, the New England Ensemble and many other choral festivals. Sheppard earned a BME from Hardin-Simmons University and MME and PhD degrees from Texas Tech University.

Denise Eaton

Gabe Musella

Adjunct Professor at Sam Houston State University and Choral Editor for Carl Fischer Music Publications LLC and BriLee Music Company. At SHSU, Eaton conducts the Women’s Choir and teaches Secondary Choral Methods classes. An active clinician and conductor, Eaton has conducted over thirty Texas Regional Choirs, the 2010 Northwest Arkansas Region Choir, the 2002 Arkansas All-State Treble Choir and the 2007 ACDA Louisiana All-State Treble Choir. She has presented over 40 workshops in Texas, Oklahoma, Georgia, Louisiana, Iowa and Alabama. Eaton has served as TMEA President, Vocal Chairman, Region Vocal Chairman, Area Vocal Chair, Convention Facilities Organizer, All-State Section Leader, and AllState Treble Choir Organizer. She is a member of ACDA, TCDA and TMAA. Eaton earned a BME (piano and voice) from the University of Texas at Austin, and a MM (choral conducting) from Sam Houston State University.

Director of Bands at Spring High School for nine years. Prior to that, he taught in the Lubbock-Cooper, Canyon and Lubbock schools. Musella’s ensembles have received UIL Sweepstakes awards in eight different varsity and non-varsity categories. A frequent clinician, adjudicator, and guest conductor throughout Texas, Musella has presented sessions at TMEA, TBA, the Midwest Clinic, and the South Central Regional Music Conference. He is an active composer and works for band, orchestra, percussion ensemble and chamber groups, and his compositions have been performed at the Midwest Clinic and other conferences in the U.S. and abroad. Affiliations include ASCAP and Phi Beta Orchestra Camp for over 25 years. Musella holds BME and MM degrees from Texas Tech University.

Paul Rardin

Dinah Menger Dennis Shrock Director of Choral Activities at Texas Christian University. Prior to that, he was Artistic Director of the Santa Fe Desert Chorale. Shrock is author of Choral Repertoire (Oxford University Press); Performance Practices in the Baroque Era and Performance Practices in the Classical Era (GIA). He is Editor of the GIA Historic Music Series and served as Guest Conductor and Lecturer at Yale University, Boston University and Westminster Choir College. Shrock holds a BME from Westminster Choir College, and MM and DM degrees from Indiana University.

Director of Choirs at Arlington High School for 18 years, with choral performances at TMEA (2005, 2009), ACDA (2007, 2013) and Carnegie Hall (2013). Menger is currently TMEA Vocal Vice President and TMAA President. Menger’s additional service includes UIL PML Committee Member 2004-2012 and Region 5 Vocal Chair (2 terms). Menger holds a BME from the University of Arizona.

Director of Choral Activities at Temple University. Rardin’s background includes 19 years in collegiate teaching. He has served as a guest conductor for all-state choirs in twelve states, for divisional honor choirs of ACDA and Music Educators National Conference, and for Manhattan Concert Productions at Lincoln Center. Under his direction the University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club performed at the 2010 ACDA Central Division Convention. Rardin’s choruses have performed with the Kirov Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. He holds a BA from Williams College; MM degrees (composition and conducting) from the University of Michigan; and a DMA (conducting) from the same institution.

High School Student Day Sponsored by Encore Performance Tours — 9:30 a.m. Monday (see page 44)



the Middle School/Junior High Division personal growth through responsibility as a member of the organization and involvement in the local community. During her years as a choral educator, Dianna has served on the TCDA Board, the UIL PML committee, the UIL SightReading Committee, and as a 12-year member of TMAA. Jarvis received both her BME and MME degrees at the University of Texas in San Antonio.

Audrey De La Cruz

Lynne Gackle

Assistant Choir Director at Barbara Bush Middle School in San Antonio for three years. She began her teaching career as a music teacher at Fox Run Elementary. De La Cruz also serves as a vocal coach at Ronald Reagan High School. She frequently performs with the acclaimed San Antonio Chamber Choir and is a section leader in the New Braunfels First Protestant Church Choir. De La Cruz holds a BME from Texas State University.

Professor of Ensembles and Associate Director of Choral Activities at Baylor, where she conducts the Baylor Bella Voce (Women’s Ensemble) and the Baylor Concert Choir. Gackle has conducted All-State choirs in 28 states, divisional ACDA honor choirs and two ACDA national honor choirs. Internationally Gackle has conducted the Australian National Choral Association’s High School Women’s Choir in Brisbane, the Alberta Choral Federation’s High School Honour Choir in Calgary, the DoDDS-Europe Honors Music Festival Mixed Choir (Wiesbaden, Germany), the Haydn Youth Festival in Vienna, and the Association for Music in International Schools (AMIS) International Women’s Honor Choir in Beijing, China. Gackle has served as President of ACDA-Florida and the ACDA Southern Division. She has served in many roles within ACDA, including National R & S chair for Children’s Choirs as well as Southern Division Chair for Women’s Choirs. She is the author of Finding Ophelia’s Voice, Opening Ophelia’s Heart; and Nurturing the Adolescent Female Voice. Gackle holds a BME from Louisiana State University and MM and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Miami.

Derrick Fox Completed his DMA at Michigan State University and begins a new position as Assistant Professor of Choral Conducting/Choral Music Education at Ithaca College this Fall. Prior positions include choral director at MacArthur Junior High School in Jonesboro, Arkansas and Parkway North High School and Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri. Fox is a recipient of the prestigious University Enrichment Graduate Fellowship Award at Michigan State University. As a soloist, Fox has collaborated with the Arkansas Symphony, the St. Louis Symphony, Columbia Chorale, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the University of Missouri and Michigan State University. His interests include assessment in the choral classroom; South African choral music; and shape note singing in the African American communities of the southern United States. Fox holds a BME from Arkansas State University, a MM from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a DMA (choral conducting) from Michigan State University.


Matthew Perez Assistant Choral Director at Cypress Falls High School. New to the scene, he is the latest addition to the Cypress Falls High School Choir, serving as assistant to Deirdre Douglas. A member of TCDA, TMEA, ACDA and Delta Omicron, Perez holds collegiate scholarships and has experience directing numerous choirs as a student conductor, working with a children’s chorus, coordinating workshops and completing an extensive research study on Choral Rehearsal Techniques as a Ronald E. McNair Scholar. Perez received his BME from Lamar University.

Katie Richardson Dianna Jarvis Recently completed her 27th year in public education, and currently serves as Head Choir Director and Fine Arts Department Coordinator at Barbara Bush Middle School. In addition to the numerous awards and honors the Bush Choir has received, the program is also known for providing students with opportunities for

Serves as Assistant Director of Choirs at Smith Middle School in Cy-Fair ISD. Richardson is a sought after clinician and soprano soloist in and around the Houston area. She is currently on vocal staff at Foundry United Methodist Church under the direction of Betty Devine. Richardson holds a BME (choral emphasis) from the University of Houston.


the Elementary Division

Angela Brill

Lee Gwozdz

Eunice Marrero

Has taught music for 32 years, the past 26 at St. John’s School in Houston. Her teaching focus has been primarily in elementary music instruction but has also included choral direction with middle and upper school students. St. John’s Singers, the 4th and 5th grade choir that Angela co-directs, performed as the honor choir at TMEA, and Brill has presented sessions at TMEA in 2000 and 2005. She holds professional affiliations with TCDA, ACDA, TMEA and OAKE. Brill earned a BME from Hardin-Simmons University and a MM from Sam Houston State (Kodaly emphasis).

Director of Music at the Diocese and Cathedral of Corpus Christi for 29 years. He is known and respected throughout the U.S. for his work in the area of children’s choirs. Gwozdz is a highly sought after clinician for children’s voices and conductor of children’s choir festivals in over 300 cities in the U.S. He is the recipient of many awards, including 2013-Conductor, International Congress Pueri Cantores, Washington D.C.; 2012 “Outstanding Citizen Award” for contributions and services to community; 2011 Conductor “Mass of Remembrance for 911 Victims” 10th Anniversary, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York City; 2010 Conductor, International Congress Pueri Cantores, Rome Italy; 2003 “Musician of the Year”, National Pastoral Musicians; 1993 Conductor, World Youth Day with Pope John Paul II, Denver CO; 1987 Conductor, Feast of Corpus Christi with Pope John Paul II, Rome, Italy; 1987 Conductor, Papal Mass with Pope John Paul II, SA. Gwozdz received a BME from Texas Christian University.

Music Specialist at Bonnie Holland Elementary in Katy ISD for 16 years. Career highlights include District Music PLC Group Leader, Katy ISD; Presenter for pre-service and in-service music educators (Florida and Texas); Team Leader, Bonnie Holland Elementary, Katy ISD; School Webmaster, Bonnie Holland Elementary, Katy ISD; Teacher of the Year, Spicewood El, Round Rock ISD & Camelot El, and Orange Co. Public Schools, Fl.; National Board Certified Teacher in Music, Early and Middle Childhood; Music Teacher Mentor; Orlando Chorale, Latin Continental Singers (Performer/Assistant Director), Studio Singer; and creating an Original Opera Metropolitan Opera House Training, New York. Marrero holds a BME from Berklee College of Music, Boston; an MM from Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA; and is a Doctoral Candidate at Boston University.

Jo Lynn Cookus Currently teaching at Frank Elementary in Klein ISD. She began her teaching career as a band director in Aldine ISD until 1990 at which time she went into the elementary classroom. Twice honored as “Teacher of the Year,” Cookus has written curriculum for both Aldine and Klein ISD. Her choirs have received honors at the Houston Children’s Music Festival twice, and her chimes choir was named “Elementary Honor Ensemble” and performed at the 2006 TMEA Convention. Cookus holds a BME degree from North Texas State University, and received Kodaly certification from Sam Houston State University.

Deborah Oakes

Michele Hobizal Elementary Music Specialist at Wolman Elementary in Katy ISD for 27 years. With the on-line resource Edmodo, Hobizal has created a share-space for Texas music teachers. She is past conductor of Katy ISD District Elementary Honor Choir, performing at the 2007 and 2011 TMEA conventions, and she served as TMEA Elementary VP for two terms. Hobizal earned a BME from Texas State University.

Elementary Music Specialist at Harvey Turner Elementary in Pasadena ISD for 34 years, where her contributions include curriculum writing, research, new teacher training and leadership of a Professional Learning Community. An experienced adjudicator, clinician and accompanist, Oakes is an active presenter in areas of vocal and choral education, teacher development, and the integration of technology into the elementary music classroom. An expert on the vocal pedagogy of young singers, Oakes presented Everyone Can Sing! at TMEA in 2013. Oakes received her Bachelor of Fine Arts and her MA in vocal performance/ music education from Stephen F. Austin State University. She has completed graduate hours toward a DMA degree in vocal performance at the University of Texas at Austin.




the Church Division

the Elem Division

Brenda Varvoutis Renander

Karen Andrews

Dave Collett

Artistic Director of the Bay Area Youth Singers. Her conducting experience spans 25 years in public and private schools at the elementary, junior high and high school levels. She is a frequent clinician and adjudicator for UIL contests and choral festivals, and she has been the choral director for the BAYS Summer Music Camp for three years. Renander holds a BME from the University of Houston.

Assistant Director of Traditional Music and Worship at University UMC in San Antonio for 12 years. She supervises all six of the Children’s and Student Choirs and directs two of them. She also assistant directs the two adult choirs. Andrews has directed and coordinated a summer children’s MusiCamp for the past 11 years, serving over 100 children each summer. She is sought after as a worship dance clinician and served for many years at the Texas Conference Choir Camp and Southwest Texas Youth Worship Conference. Perhaps Karen’s proudest achievement is a growing and vital children’s and student music ministry of over 100 kids in rehearsals each week. She holds a BME degree from Southwest Texas State University.

Has over thirty years in full-time music ministry, currently serving as Minister of Music and Worship at Coker United Methodist Church in San Antonio. UMC encompasses fourteen choirs, ensembles and the Coker orchestra. Collett organizes the Arts at Coker Concert Series, now in its 26th season, and hosts a two-week residency each July of the prestigious Cactus Pear Chamber Music Festival. His choirs have toured England, Scotland and Wales, and he encourages all ages to sing their faith as a teacher, clinician and workshop leader. Collette holds a BME (church music) from Stetson University in Florida; a MSM (sacred music) from SMU Perkins School of Theology; and a MM (choral conducting) from SMU Meadows School of Music.

High School Student Day 9:30 a.m. Monday David Angerman

Tim Lautzenheiser Headliner

Connie Sanchez

Director of Music and organist at Bethany Lutheran Church since 1980. He is also the Choral Director at Regents School of Austin. His Chamber Singers and Women’s Choir received sweepstakes ratings at TAPPS and at TPSMEA in 2012. As a composer Angerman has more than 100 published works to his credit, including choral and hand bell music as well as organ and piano solos. He has coauthored, along with Joseph Martin and Mark Hayes, Keys for the Kingdom, a piano method for the Christian student. Many of his published works have been awarded Editor’s Choice designations. Angerman holds a BME from Baylor University and MM degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and Baylor University.

Owen Duggan Has served as Music Director and Worship Leader at Christ Episcopal Church in San Antonio for 15 years. During that time he has conducted numerous works including Mozart’s Requiem, Bach’s Mass in B-minor with early instruments, and a performance of Handel’s Messiah benefiting the homeless. His music career includes solo vocal performances in opera, oratorio, chamber, lieder, popular music and jazz. Duggan is an active choral composer combining traditional and contemporary music styles. He holds a BME degree from McGill University; a MM from the University of North Texas; and a DMA from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Soiree Ruth Ann Lind

Mike Ware

Has served as Director of Music at Alamo Heights UMC for 29 years. Prior to that, Lind taught public school for eight years. At UMC, Lind oversees the Music and Worship Ministry, directs three adult choirs, and co-directs the youth choir. Lind holds a BME from the University of Texas at Austin and a MM from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

TMEA Mentoring Network Vocal Division Managing Director. He has maintained a dual career in public school and church music for 30 years, conducting concerts in Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center and Constitution Hall. Choirs under his direction have been invited to sing at TMEA, SWACDA and ACDA. Ware is past president and state vocal chair of TMEA. He was recognized in 2003 by UIL with the Denius Award and received the 2012 TCDA Choral Excellence Award. Ware serves as a consultant and is active as a clinician, adjudicator and mentor. He holds BME and MME degrees from Sam Houston State University.

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High School Day

Guidebook Joshua Taylor Director of Music at First Presbyterian Church of Dallas where he conducts the Chancel Choir, the Chapel Singers, and the Youth Choir. He directs a fully graded music program including hand bells, children and youth ensembles, and various instrumental groups. He also serves as Artistic Director for the First Concert Series. As part of FPC’s collaboration with the Dallas Chamber Orchestra, Taylor has conducted Faure’s Requiem, Poulenc’s Organ Concerto, and Handel’s Messiah, among other works. He previously taught in Denton ISD where his choirs were frequently awarded “Choir of the Day” and “Superior in Class” recognition. Taylor holds a BME from the University of North Texas and is currently working on a MME degree at Kansas State University.

Kitty Williams Has served as Director of Music ministries at First United Methodist Church in Garland since 2007. She previously taught at Greenville High School. As the Choral Music Director, her choirs received top ratings at the UIL concert and sight-reading contest. Williams also served as director of music at Wesley United Methodist Church in Greenville. Williams received BFA and MM degrees from Stephen F. Austin State University, and completed course work at Perkins School of Theology at SMU.

Morning Coffees

Commissioned Composer




Our Sincere Appreciation to This Year’s Golf Tournament Sponsors Alamo Music Center AMC Music American Classic Tours & Music Festivals Educational Enterprises Recording Company Hal Leonard Corporation Hurricane Harbor MS Choral Festival Mark Custom Recording Pender’s Music Company Shawnee Press TMEA Wenger Corporation

2013 TCDA GENERAL BUSINESS MEETING Thursday, February 14, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Ballroom A President Jeff Rice called the meeting to order at 11:18 a.m. The following candidates for office were announced: MS/JH Vice President: Lorelai Cole, Jennifer Gallagher, Craig Griffith HS Vice President: Robin Brockway-Nichols, Christopher Fiorini, Gene Holkup Secretary/Treasurer: Terry Berrier, Cynthia Douglass, Sandy Shelley There being no nominations from the floor, nominations were closed. 58th TCDA Convention Highlights: MS/JH Honor Choir – Lynne Gackle HS Student Day – Tim Lautzenheiser, Connie Sanchez, Paul Rardin Commissioned Work – Jocelyn Hagen Headliners: Derrick Fox, Paul Rardin Guest Performances: Vox Humana and Cantare Houston (KevinRiehl) Church Worship Service: Texas Boys Choir (Bryan Priddy) Introduction of Round Tables (Community Choirs, Two-Year College Choirs, ACDA Student Chapters) No BBQ in 2013 due to construction at La Villita Student and Professional Scholarships will be awarded: Application Deadline April 1 New Online Membership Renewal and Convention Registration to be rolled out in February Recruiting choral directors a priority New Convention format in 2013 (shared exhibit hall with TBA) Meeting adjourned at 11:28 a.m.


2013 TCDA Music Publishers Alfred Music Publishing Alliance Music Publications Augsburg Publishing Co. Beckenhorst Press Boosey & Hawkes BriLee Music Publisher Carl Fischer LLC Carus-Verlag Choristers Guild Concordia Publishing House

De Haske Publications E.C. Schirmer Music Co. Fred Bock Music G. Schirmer, Inc. GIA Publications Hal Leonard Corporation Heritage Music Press Hinshaw Music, Inc. Lifeway Christian Resources Lorenz Corporation

Morningstar Music Publishers Musica Russica Oxford University Press Pavane Publishing Rhythmic Trident Music Publishing Santa Barbara Music Publishing Shawnee Press Walton Music

Packet Distribution On behalf of everyone at Pepper of Dallas/Fort Worth, we are honored to coordinate and distribute the Reading Session and Workshop packets for the 2013 TCDA Convention. We would like to thank the TCDA Board for the many long hours spent reviewing and selecting the music. Out of respect to the music publishers who have generously provided complimentary reading copies, only attending and active participants will receive one free packet per session. Pepper employees will distribute packets at the entrance to all sessions on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please stop by our booths and say hello. We always look forward to seeing our TCDA family and friends. Enjoy the Convention! Warmest personal regards, Luana Marler

Please Support the Future of Choral Directing Give to the TCDA Scholarship Funds Thank You! for details and online contributions

TCDA Mid-Year Financial Report* Balances as of June 30, 2013

Bank of America, Checking Lincoln Financial Investments Scholarship Accounts

158,545.10 94,064.80 161,219.12

*Please see Fall Texas Sings! for comprehensive report of Revenue and Expenses.


exhibitors/sustaining members Abbott-Ipco/The Poinsettia People — 8103

American Band Accessories — 1062, 1064

P.O. Box 551329, Dallas, TX 75355-1329 | 800-525-1379

2061 N James River Ct, Nixa, MO 65714 | 800-421-7479

Academic Travel Services — 6110

American Band College — 8064

PO Box 547, Hendersonville, NC 28793 | 800-523-4293

407 Terrace Street, Ashland, OR 97520 | 541-778-3161

ACIS/Encore Performance Tours — 8050

American Classic Tours & Music Festivals — 5061, 5063, 5065, 5067, 6060, 6062, 6064, 6066

343 Congress Street Suite 3100, Boston, MA 02210 | 617-958-9589

Adventure Percussion — 3114 P.O. Box 84, Neshanic Station, NJ 08853 | 908-268-6525

Adventures in Education, LLC — 9106 6113 Pella Lane, Fredericksburg, VA 22407 | 540-841-6429

Al’s Formal Wear — 9069 7807 Main, Houston, TX 77030 | 713-796-7222

Al’s Gourmet Nuts — 7085 542 Byrnes Dr., San Antonio, TX 78247 | 210-822-9121

Alamo Music Center — 9068, 9070 425 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78205 | 210-224-1010

Alfred Publishing Co., Inc — 6059, 6061, 6063, 6065, 6067, 6069

4243 E. Piedras Dr. Ste. 155, San Antonio, TX 78228 | 210-733-8167

Americase, Inc. — 2116 1610 E Main Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165 | 972-937-3629

Antigua Winds Inc — 8075, 9074 5806 La Colonia, San Antonio, TX 78218 | 210-661-6505

Antonio Strad Violin — 5114, 5116 10288 San Pedro, San Antonio, TX 78216 | 210-349-9788

Artistically Yours — 2110 13580 Landover Dr., Denham Springs, LA 70726 | 225-665-4840

Atkinson Brass & Co. — 8112 825 N. Lake Ste. D, Burbank, CA 91502 | 818-526-7790

Avedis Zildjian Co. — 3068, 3070

16320 Roscoe Blvd. Ste. 100, Van Nuys, CA 91406 | 818-895-5327

22 Longwater Dr, Norwell, MA 02061 | 781-607-2472

Algy — 6029, 6031

Band Caddy Shop — 9102, 9104

440 Ne 1st Ave, Hallandale, FL 33009 | 954-457-8100

P.O. Box 216, Hewitt, TX 76643 | 254-722-9232

All State Shed — 8084

Band Connection The — 8095

9202 Shearer St, Rowlett, TX 75088 | 972-358-5518

1210 W. McDermott, Suite 105, Allen, TX 75013 | 214-383-4885

All World Travel and Tours — 8043, 8045 — 7114

PO Box 1606, Allen, TX 75013 | 866-298-6067

1310 Parkview LN NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152 | 770-653-5094

Allen Organs — 6120

Barry Hurt Music Co. — 6012, 6014

PO Box 295127, Lewisville, TX 75029 | 214-675-7986

P.O. Box 215, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 | 970-731-1996

Amber Way Jewelry — 3128

Bates etc Travel — 8124

13702 Layton Hills Drive, Cypress, TX 77429 | 281-213-3785

2900 County Road 1217, Cleburne, TX 76033 | 817-517-4422

AMC Music, LLC — 2103, 2105, 2107, 3102, 3104, 3106

Baubles Bangles And Beads — 1110, 1112

4819 Feagan, Houston, TX 77007 | 713-802-2900

8402 Heraldry, San Antonio, TX 78254 | 210-680-7649


exhibitors/sustaining members Berets Publications — 8097

Cash Cow Fundraising, LLC — 4120

3367 Ken Lake Dr. SW, Olympia, WA 98512 | 360-943-9592

PO Box 1061, Aledo, TX 76008 | 817-991-4660

Berp and Company — 3124

Celebrate Something Special — 8062

101 Woodland Road, Fairfax, CA 94930 | 425-457-6529

3 Inwood Way, San Antonio, TX 78248 | 210-493-7222

BlinkFX — 7129, 7131

Charms Office Assistant — 4064

1155 Dairy Ashford, Suite 125, Houston, TX 77079 | 817-705-5218

3001 Century Drive, Rowlett, TX 75088 | 214-556-1912

Blue Moose Tees — 4119, 4121, 4123

Cherrydale Fundraising LLC — 8092, 8094

912 113th Street, Arlington, TX 76011 | 817-807-4700

4101 W. Green Oaks 305-131, Arlington, TX 76016 | 817-233-4149

Bob Rogers Travel — 8071

Choice Music Events — 6026

6808 Hobson Valley Drive #110, Woodridge, IL 60517 | 630-824-4343

10701 Upland Ave., Lubbock, TX 79424 | 888-399-3440

Branson Lakes Area Convention & Visitors Bureau — 4131

Claire Lynn — 5129, 5131

269 State Hwy 248, Braonson, MO 65616 | 417-334-4084

222 henderson, midlothian, TX 76065 | 972-723-2251

Branson on Stage Live — 5071, 6070

Club’s Choice Fundraising — 1125

PO Box 6609, Branson, MO 65615 | 417-334-5599

3421 Truax Court, PO Box 307, Eau Claire, WI 54703 | 1-800-346-5599

Brightspark Travel — 7089, 8088

Coffee Kings — 7028

234 W. Louis Glick Hwy Suite 302, Jackson, MI 49201 | 800-688-0845

1527 Sam Houston Ave, Huntsville, TX 77340 | 936-661-1049

BriLee Music — 4062

Colla Voce Music, Inc. — 5055, 5056

65 Bleecker St., New York, NY 10012 | 212-777-0900

4600 Sunset Avenue, #83, Indianapolis, IN 46208 | 317-466-0624

Buffet Group USA, Inc. — 1103, 1105, 1107, 2102, 2104, 2106

Conn-Selmer — 1083, 1085, 1087, 1089, 2082, 2084, 2086, 2088

7255 Salisbury Road Ste 4, Jacksonville, FL 32256 | 904-821-0234

BuyBoard — 4129 12007 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78767 | 575-621-3240

C & N Fund Raising, Inc. — 6115 610 Presidential Dr. #108, Richardson, TX 75081 | 800-400-0022

Cafe Venture/Fuddruckers — 6129 P.O. Box 54200, Lubbock, TX 79424 | 512-983-3128

Cameo Blessings/Moonstruck Jewelry — 2124 7460 Kitty Hawk #188, Converse, TX 78109 | 210 590-0099

Candles & Moore Mfg. Inc. — 4066 PO Box 205, Montgomery, TX 77356 | 936 582-6222

Carl Fischer Music — 4060

600 Industrial Parkway, Elkhart, IN 46516 | 574-523-0692

Consonus Music Institute — 7063 582 I St., Salt Lake, UT 84103 | 801-615-0738

Custom Flags — 1100 2306 W University St, Siloam Springs, AR 72761 | 800-843-3524

D’Addario & Company Inc. — 8051, 8053 PO Box 290, 595 Smith St, Farmingdale, NY 11735 | 631-439-3362

Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau — 6099 325 N. St. Paul Street Suite 700, Dallas, TX 75201 | 214-571-1084

Dallas Summer Musicals — 3140 909 1st Ave., Dallas, TX 75210 | 214-413-3924

48 Wall Street, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10005 | 212-777-0900


exhibitors/sustaining members Dan Ryder Field Drills — 1061, 1063, 1065, 1067, 2060, 2062, 2064, 2066 3607 Barberry Dr., Wylie, TX 75098 | 972-941-6400

Dance Sophisticates — 5086, 5088 1605 Prospect St, Indianapolis, IN 46203 | 317-634-7728

Deanan Gourmet Popcorn — 8046 216 Windco Circle, Wylie, TX 75098 | 972-442-1500

Ed Sueta Music Publication — 7039, 8038 10 Astro Place, Rockaway, NJ 07866 | 973-983-8700

Educational Enterprises Recording Company — 2096 PO Box 4053, Pasadena, TX 77536 | 713-475-8555

Educational Travel Adventures — 4068 4400 Route 9 South Suite 1000, Freehold, NJ 07728 | 732-410-5669

Edwards Instrument Company — 8077, 8079

DeMoulin Brothers & Company — 7075, 7077, 7079, 8074, 8076, 8078

PO Box 440, Elkhorn, WI 53121 | 262-723-4221

1025 South 4th Street, Greenville, IL 62246 | 618-664-2000

Encore Enterprises — 5122, 5124

Dennis E. Meyer Music — 7061 64 Ruth Ann Dr, Godfrey, IL 62035 | 618-466-1231

Director’s Choice Tour and Travel — 6018, 6020, 6022, 6024 10701 Upland Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79424 | 806-762-1500

Director’s Showcase Int. — 2093, 2095, 2097, 2099 505 Sroufe Street, Ligonier, IN 46767 | 260-894-7158

Discus Music Education Company — 2139, 2141 2720 W. Winnemac Ave, Chicago, IL 60625 | 800-628-9721

Division One Wear — 6113 PO Box 3208, Waxahachie, TX 75168 | 214-399-1991

Donna Pepper Jewelry — 2137 141 Meredian Dr, San Antonio, TX 78228 | 210-490-7749

Drum Corps International — 8096 110 W. Washington St., Suite C, Indianapolis, IN 46204 | 317-275-1212

Dynamic Designs — 7082, 7084, 7086 717 Jewell Drive, Waco, TX 76712 | 254-776-4600

Earasers by Persona Medical — 2118 170 N. Cypress Way, Casselberry, FL 11111 | 407-339-2422

Eastman Music Company — 2085, 2087, 2089, 3084, 3086, 3088 2158 Pomona Blvd., Pomona, CA 91768 | 800-789-2216

Echelon Music — 9040 365 CR 4642, Hondo, TX 78861 | 830-931-1819

8804 Royalwood Dr., Austin, TX 78750 | 512-413-1058

Etymotic Research — 9107 61 Martin Lane, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 | 224-265-9342

Evans Drumheads — 8047 PO Box 290 595 Smith St, Farmingdale, NY 11735 | 631-439-3200

Express Industries Corporation — 5076, 5078, 5080, 5082 7311 Galveston Rd #300, Houston, TX 77034 | 713-946-3200

Fan Cloth — 5112 2895 113th Street, Grand Prairie, TX 75050 | 866-897-3349

Festivals of Music/Music in the Parks — 2121 1784 W. Schuylkill Rd., Douglassville, PA 19518 | 800-323-0974

Field — 5133, 6132 7 Mickey Lane, Henderson, NC 27537 | 800-636-3502

First Class Tours — 9114, 9116, 9118, 9120, 9122 12703 Eastex Frwy, Houston, TX 77039 | 832-459-5008

Fishburn Violin Shop — 8059, 8061 11435 Spring Cypress Road, Tomball, TX 77377 | 281-290-4580

Florida and Beyond Group Travel — 2114 6334 Parson Brown Drive, Orlando, FL 32819 | 888-958-6545

Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau — 5084 111 W. 4th Street Suite 200, Fort Worth, TX 76102 | 817-698-7823

Four Seasons Tours — 9059 1553 Boren Drive, Ocoee, FL 34761 | 800-421-4159


exhibitors/sustaining members Fred J. Miller Inc — 7029, 7031, 7033, 8028, 8030, 8032

Hal Leonard Corporation — 4092, 4094, 4096, 4098, 4100

8765 Washington Church Rd, Miamisburg, OH 45342 | 937-434-1121

7777 West Bluemound Rd, MIlwaukee, WI 53213 | 414-774-3630

Fredericksburg Farms Inc — 8039, 9038

Heritage Music Press — 7047, 7049

P.O. Box 1157, Fredericksburg, TX 78624 | 830-997-0960

PO Box 802, Dayton, OH 45401 | 937-228-6118 x557

FreeEnergyForAll — 3118

Hill Country Rocks — 5132

1409 Glen Eagles Ct, Abilene, TX 79601 | 325-829-0602

701 Chicago St, San Marcos, TX 78666 | 512-618-7561

Fruhauf Uniforms Inc. — 2075, 2077, 2079, 3074, 3076, 3078

Infiniti Reeds — 6101

800 E. Gilbert, Wichita, KS 67211 | 316-263-7500

P.O. Box 591273, Houston, TX 77259 | 940-300-0572

Gandy Ink Screen Printing and Embroidery — 3092, 3094, 3096, 3098

Innovative Percussion Inc — 8087, 8089

2027 Industrial, San Angelo, TX 76904 | 800-999-8137 x337

Getzen Company Inc. — 3081, 3083, 3085 PO Box 440, 530 S. Hwy. H, Elkhorn, WI 53121 | 262 723 4221

GIA Publications Inc — 4114, 4116, 4118 7404 S. Mason Avenue, Chicago, IL 60638 | 708-496-3800

GL Custom Batons — 4133 79063 Dune Lake St. N, Bermuda Dunes, CA 92203 | 760 391 3484

Got2 Bling IT! — 8060 P.O. Box 219025, Houston, TX 77218 | 855-392-5464

Graceland Attractions — 3101 3734 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis, TN 38116 | 901-332-3322

Grand Mesa Music Publishers — 7065 P.O. Box 2356, Grand Junction, CO 81502 | 970-245-1685

Green Light Group Tours — 4141, 5140 5 Clark Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084 | 800-490-1820

Group Travel Consultants, Inc. — 2125 6923 Narcoossee Road Suite 632, Orlando, FL 32822 | 800-829-8841

Group Travel Network — 7103 410 North Dillard Street Suite 104, Winter Garden, FL 34787 | 407-347-5921

Group Travel Planners, Inc. — 4105 740 Southcross Dr W Suite 205, Burnsville, MN 55306 | 952-898-3478


470 Metroplex Drive Suite 214, Nashville, TN 37211 | 615-333-9388

Innovator Brands/Mighty Cold Towel — 7101 PO Box 545, Stevenville, MD 21666 | 443-496-1464

IT WORKS! Global — 9063 8004 Longford St, Fort Worth, TX 76116 | 817-908-9516

Jarvis Industries Inc — 2083, 3082 23924 Lenze Rd., Spring, TX 77389 | 281-370-5455

Java Joes Fundraising — 6095 23 Magnolia Drive, Rocky point, NY 11778 | 877-347-2331 x 3

Jewelry Xpress — 4128 26915 Sparrow Ridge, San Antonio, TX 78261 | 210-845-4647

JodyJazz Inc. — 3119 1335 Lynah Ave., Ste 112, Savannah, GA 31408 | 912-964-4705

Joe Corbi’s Fundraising — 3129, 3131 1430 Desoto road, Baltimore, MD 21230 | 888-526-7247

JOHANNUS Organs of Texas — 6111, 7110 8407 Saber Creek Trail, Austin, TX 78759 | 512-680-4584

Juice Plus — 2112 3842 Harvey Penick St, Round Rock, TX 78664 | 972-978-7219

Jupiter Band Instruments — 2061, 2063, 2065, 2067, 3060, 3062, 3064, 3066 12020 Eastgate Blvd, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122 | 615-773-9900

exhibitors/sustaining members JW Pepper of Dallas/Fort Worth — 6039–6055 odd, 6042, 6044, 6046, 6048, 7038–7054 even

Mark Custom Recording Service Inc — 7041, 7043, 8040, 8042

7459 Airport Freeway, Richland Hills, TX 76118 | 817-589-5980

10815 Bodine Rd, Clarence, NY 14031 | 716-759-2600

Kochberg Graphics — 6124

Masterpiece Tours — 6033

153 Carrington Dr., Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada L4C 7Z1 | 905-884-2882

202A W. Parker Rd., Plano, TX 75075 | 972-509-5395

Lazer Graphics Inc. — 5118, 5120

PO Box 577, Arlington Heights, IL 60006 | 800-323-5201

1101 Pipestone Road, Benton Harbor, MI 79022 | 269-926-1066

Lisle Violin Shop — 4077, 4079 4510 Burke Rd, Pasadena, TX 77504 | 281-487-7303

McCormick’s Enterprises, Inc. — 3093, 3095, 3097, 3099

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament — 1120 2021 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207 | 214-761-1801

Lone Star Percussion — 2074, 2076, 2078, 2080

Melhart Music Center — 4078, 4080, 4081, 4082, 4083, 4084, 4085, 4086, 4087, 4089

10611 Control Place, Dallas, TX 75238 | 214-340-0835

3325 N 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501 | 956-682-6147

Luck’s Music Library — 4102, 4104

Miraphone Instruments — 7120, 7122

PO Box 71397, 32300 Edward, Madison Heights, MI 48071 | 800-348-8749 ext. 103

Traunreuter Str. 8, Waldkraiburg, Germany 84478 | -105409

MADD Creations — 2068

1634 Rollins Rd, Burlingame, CA 94010 | 713-301-6862

1214 Interstate Highway 30, Apt. 1201, Greenville, TX 75402 | 9032448165

Maestro by Tumlare, Performance Tour Specialists — 2100 615 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA 01776 | 800-223-4664

Main Event — 5128, 5130 12 Texas Locations, Dallas Houston San Antonio Austin Lubbock, TX 75024 | 214-938-0914

MakeMusic, Inc. — 8029, 8031, 8033, 9028, 9030, 9032 7615 Golden Triangle Drive, Suite M, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 | 952-906-3606

Maple Leaf Strings — 8081, 8083 1039 N. Bend Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45224 | 513-681-0186

Marching Show Concepts — 7053, 7055, 8052, 8054 6115 Misty Oaks St, Sarasota, FL 34243 | 800-356-4381

Marching USA — 7111, 8110 PO Box 755, Prosper, TX 75078 | 4694222681

Mariachi Unlimited — 9100

Mixed Bag Designs — 6119

Murphy Robe Company — 7100 1000 N. Market St, Champaign, IL 61820 | 800-552-3228 ext 5679

Music & Arts — 5101, 5103, 5105, 5107, 6100, 6102, 6104, 6106 4626 Wedgewood Blvd, Frederick, MD 21703 | 301-620-4040 X:1105

Music Agency Inc. — 8063 P. O. Box 868, Arlington, TX 76004 | 781-519-7546

Music Celebrations International — 1104 1440 S Priest Drive Suite 102, Tempe, AZ 85281 | 1-800-395-2036

Music for All/ Bands of America — 3115 39 W. Jackson Pl Suite 150, Indianapolis, IN 46225 | 3175246238

Music In Motion — 7093, 7095, 7097, 7099 1601 E Plano Pkwy Ste 100, Plano, TX 75074 | 972-943-8744

MusicAmerica — 6117 5080 Robert J. Mathews Pkwy, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762 | 9169396805

1128 Cobblestone, Alice, TX 78332 | 361-701-0823


exhibitors/sustaining members MusicProfessor — 5117

Peak Music Festivals — 7098

2828 Reservoir St. #2, Los Angeles, CA 90026 | 8174755016

1234 Evergreen Dr, Richardson, TX 75080 | 972-680-9897

Newland Custom Batons, Inc. — 8111

Pee Jay’s Fresh Fruit — 7062

189 Whittlesey Drive, Tallmadge, OH 44278 | 800-272-6561

100 Dartmouth Court Suite 200, Swedesboro, NJ 08085 | 800-847-6141

North American Theatrical Photographers — 1106 5385 Five Forks Trickum Rd Suite 204, Stone Mountain, GA 30087 | 770-925-3355

Pender’s Music Company — 5075–5089 odd, 6074–6088

Odd Quartet Comics — 7087

PepWear — 7067, 7069, 7071, 8066, 8068, 8070

PO Box 92381, Southlake, TX 76092 | 972-567-7643

PO Box 4504, Cedar Hill, TX 75106 | 800-587-4287

Official League of Branson Theatre Owners & Show Producers — 6123

Performer’s Academy — 7112

PO Box 5083, Branson, MO 65615 | 417-527-8935

Oklahoma State University — 5113 132 Seretean Center for the Performing Arts, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74075 | 405-744-6092

Opti-Case/Opti-Sound, Inc. — 5137, 5139, 5141, 6136, 6138, 6140 1175 CR 481 West, Henderson, TX 75654 | 903-657-5666

Ovation Music Festivals — 7105 4412 Starlight Dr., Haltom City, TX 76117 | 817-909-2345

Ozark Delight Candy — 1068 1 Lollipop Lane, Prairie Grove, AR 72753 | 800-334-8991

P Mauriat Musical Instruments/St. Louis Music — 4107, 5106 1400 Ferguson Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63133 | 800-727-4512

Pacific Coachways Charter Services, Inc. — 8048 11771 Markon Dr., Garden Grove, CA 92841 | 714-892-5000

Paramount Hospitality Management — 8041 12562 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32821 | 407-238-7700

Parks Brothers Farm/Plants for Profits — 7066 6733 Parks Rd, Van Buren, AR 72956 | 800-334-5770

Patterson Hornworks — 2111, 3110 3380 Thurmond Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88012 | 575 373-0789


314 S Elm St, Denton, TX 76201 | 940-382-7124

P.O. Box 781884, San Antonio, TX 78278 | (210) 827-4655

Peterson Electro Musical Products Inc. — 1076, 1078 11601 South Mayfield Ave, Alsip, IL 60803 | 7083883311

Picaboo Yearbooks — 2119 255 Shoreline Drive, Suite 100, Red Wood City, CA 94065 | 650-326-3200

Planto Roe Financial Services, Inc — 2129 19230 Stone Hue Ste. 4200, San Antonio, TX 78258 | 210-477-7140

Pony Xpress Printing, Inc — 6114, 6116 2485 Merritt Drive, Garland, TX 75041 | 469-471-5541

POWER Wrist Builders® — 8085 1434 Corte De Rosa, San Jose, CA 95120 | 408-221-3277

Praise Hymn Fashions — 7068 2427 Franklin Drive, Mesquite, TX 75150 | 972-289-9898

Pride of Texas Music Festival — 8106 PO Box 13949, Arlington, TX 76094 | 817-312-1045

Pygraphics-Pyware Software — 3061, 3063, 3065, 3067, 3069 PO Box 399, Argyle, TX 76226 | 800-222-7536

Pyle Percussion Stands — 9099 P.O.Box 1691, Sun City, AZ 85372 | 1-800-PYLE USA — 8055, 9054 1706 Grand Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212 | 615-812-5750


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exhibitors/sustaining members QuickStove, LLC — 1080

Row-Loff Productions — 5104

2220 N. 180 W., Pleasant Grove, UT 84062-9091 | 801-472-7205

204 Gann Dr., Nashville, TN 37210 | 615-885-6351

R&R Travel — 8099

Royal Music and Travel — 9060

P.O. Box 10, Krum, TX 76249 | 940-482-8141

PO Box 531386, Harlingen, TX 78553 | 956-341-6845


RS Berkeley Musical Instruments — 2070

P.O. 394, Keller, TX 76248 | 800-658-1008

PO Box 715, Scoth Plains, NJ 07076 | 214-202-3622

RBC Music Co. — 6002, 6009–6025 odd, 7000–7002, 7008–7025, 8000–8002, 8008–8025, 9000, 9008, 9010, 9012–9025, 9027

Russian Blue Diamonds (The Design Group) — 4140

San Antonio, TX 78249 | 210-492-8878

Red Carpet Bus Charters — 9076 426 Metro Park Dr, McKinney, OK 75071 | 4056408662

ReedGeek, Inc. — 5121 PO Box 3569, Carson City, NV 89702 | 775-392-1110

Relaxation Station — 8138, 8140 8108 Elkhorn Mountain Trail, Austin, TX 78729 | 512-474-2801

2303 RR 620 South Ste. B5 251, Lakeway, TX 78734 | 512-261-3132

SABIAN Ltd — 2113, 2115, 2117 219 Main Street, Meductic, New Brunswick, Canada E6H 2L5 | 506-272-2019

Sam Ash Music Stores — 8065, 8067, 8069 278 Duffy Ave., Hicksville, NY 11801 | 516-932-6400

Schlitterbahn Waterparks — 4113 381 E. Austin St., New Braunfels, TX 78130 | 830-608-8532

Remo, Inc. — 6097

Seasons Music Festivals/Winter Park Ski Music Festival — 4111, 5110

28101 Industry Drive, Valencia, CA 91355 | 661-294-5657

P.O. Box 210935, Bedford, TX 76095 | 817-581-1040

Repeat Performance — 8123

Seaworld of Texas — 3100

10511 FM 1585, Wolfforth, TX 79382 | 806-438-4907

10500 Sea World Dr., San Antonio, TX 78251 | 2103670718

Rhythm Band Instruments, LLC — 3117 — 7083, 8082

PO Box 126, Fort Worth, TX 76101 | 800-424-4724

119 Music Road, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 | 865-429-7183

RhythmBee, Inc. — 1081

Shenaniganz — 1119

711 Kelsey Creek Ln, Gilmer, TX 75644 | 903-725-3304

1290 East Interstate 30, Rockwall, TX 75087 | 9727221133

Rico Reeds — 8049

Sherlock Sunshine Festivals — 7060

PO Box 290 595 Smith St, Farmingdale, NY 11735 | 631-439-3200

5640 Sandal Wood Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 | 225-315-0044

Ridenour Clarinet Products — 8128

Simco Formalwear — 9105

PO Box 380730, Duncanville, TX 75138 | 972 5728910

7852 47th Street, Lyons, IL 60534 | 800-922-5733

Rocksports — 9065

Simply Sheets Fundraising — 7058

1609 Chisholm Trail Ste. 400, Round Rock, TX 78681 | 512-218-9913

9700 Old Abilene Ct, Mobile, AL 36695 | 251-454-0507

Romeo Music — 4093, 4095, 4097, 4099, 4101, 5092, 5094, 5096, 5098, 5100

Singin Dog Double Reed Supplies Inc — 3113

136 Levee Place, Coppell, TX 75019 | 800-466-1773 ext 705


P.O. Box 17286, Sugar land, TX 77496 | 2812082211

exhibitors/sustaining members Six Flags Fiesta Texas — 1097

Sweet Adelines Young Women In Harmony — 8121

17000 IH 10 West, San Antonio, TX 78257 | 210-697-5448

9801 Nepal Cove, Austin, TX 78717 | 952-210-5347

Something New Jewelry Care — 4115

Sweet Magnolia Tours — 9088

24800 Millbridge Heights Lane, Porter, TX 77365 | 281-361-0873

620 Sea Island Road # 395, St. Simons Island, GA 31522 | 855-793-3841

Southern Star Tour and Travel — 7030, 7032 10730 Portranco Rd. Ste. 122-531, San Antonio, TX 78251 | 210-861-9551

Tempest Musical Instruments — 9075, 9077, 9079, 9081

Southwest Emblem Company — 3112

Tempo Press — 3103, 3105

P.O. Box 350, Cisco, TX 76437 | 254-442-2500

PO Box 71396 32332B, Madison Heights, MI 48071 | 866-918-3676

Spurs Sports & Entertainment — 4130

Terri Lynn — 9110

One AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX 78219 | 210-444-5682

1450 Bowes Road, Elgin, IL 60123 | 847-741-1900 x 235

StageRight Corporation — 1075, 1077, 1079

Texas Group Photo — 6122

495 Pioneer Parkway, Clare, MI 48617 | 800-438-4499

19225 Artesian Way, Humble, TX 77346 | 832-527-4231

Stanbury Uniforms Inc. — 1093, 1095, 2092, 2094

Texas Music Educators Association — 9045

P.O. Box 100, 108 Stanbury Industrial Drive, Brookfield, MO 64628 | 800-826-2246

PO Box 140465, Austin, TX 78714 | 888-318-8632

staySky Hotels & Resorts — 7064

PO Box 970, Bowie, MD 20718 | 817-909-6134

7011 Grand National Drive, Orlando, FL 32819 | 407-956-6118 x225

843 Lockhill Selma, San Antonio, TX 78213 | 210-224-0258

Texas Private School Music Educators Assn — 9047

Texas Renaissance Festival School Days — 5111

Steinway Piano Gallery — 9042, 9044, 9046, 9048, 9050, 9052

21778 FM 1774, Plantersville, TX 77363 | 800-458-3435

12980 North Hwy 183, Austin, TX 78750 | 512-258-6100

The Band House — 6112

Straight A Tours and Travel — 7059, 8058 6881 Kingspointe Parkway Suite 18, Orlando, FL 32819 | 407-896-1242

Student & Youth Travel Assn — 7128 8400 Westpark Dr., Mclean, VA 22102 | 703-610-9034

Summit Tour and Travel — 1069, 1071 PO Box 682240, Orlando, FL 32868 | 877-290-6777

Super Holiday Tours — 9095 116 Gatlin Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806 | 4078510060

Superior Health Products Made in USA, Inc. — 7094 PO Box 35378, Fayetteville, NC 28303 | 407-814-7788

3033 Kennedy Lane, Texarkana, TX 75503 | 903-794-4874

The Graphix Store — 9111, 9113 7558 Sand St., Fort Worth, TX 76118 | 817-429-7746

The Texas Boys Choir — 6093 3901 South Hulen, Fort Worth, TX 76109 | 817-793-8080

Titanic Museum Attraction — 4125 714 Hwy 248 Ste 520, Branson, MO 65616 | 417-231-2237

TMF Tours and Travel — 6128, 6130 803 W. Inspiration Drive, Pharr, TX 78577 | 956-984-9468

Tote Unlimited — 2054, 2055, 2056, 3054, 3055 PO Box 7875, Fort Worth, TX 76111 | 817-698-8300

Superior Travel and Tour — 4122 3668 Van Dale Street, Deltona, FL 32738 | 770-574-4943 ext 101


exhibitors/sustaining members Tour-Rific of Texas — 1111, 1113

Veritas Instrument Rental Inc — 8093, 9092

13810 Champion Forest Drive Suite 200, Houston, TX 77069 | 281-587-9555

3670 131st Ave N, Clearwater, FL 33762 | 877-727-2798

TRN Music Publisher — 4055, 5054

65 Sprague St, Boston, MA 02136 | 617-364-6869

373 State Hwy 220, PO Box 197, Alto, NM 88312 | 575-336-2688

Troubadour Consultants, LLC — 4117 PO Box 623, Kaufman, TX 75142 | 903-705-13262

Tuxedo Wholesaler — 7092 1331 West Melinda Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85027 | 800-828-2802

Ultrasonic Power Corporation — 2101 239 East Stephenson St., Freeport, IL 61032 | 800-575-0168 ext 120

Uniform & Drum Carts (Tough Carts) — 7123, 7125 6900 South Fwy. B9, Fort Worth, TX 76134 | 817-228-9041

Unique Travels & Tours, Inc — 3075, 3077, 3079 PO Box 516 912, West Avenue A, Hooks, TX 75561 | 903-280-7161

United States Air Force Band of The West — 7113 1860 Carswell Ave. Ste. 1, Lackland AFB, TX 78236 | 210-671-3934

Vic Firth Company — 2069, 2071

Vitalogy Skincare — 9058 3010 Williams Dr. Ste. 210, Georgetown, TX 78628 | 512-930-3909

Wenger Corporation — 7074, 7076, 7078, 7080 555 Park Drive, Owatonna, MN 55060 | 507-774-8738

William Harris Lee and Co. — 7116 410 S. Michigan Ave, Ste. 510, Chicago, IL 60605 | 312-786-0459

Williamson Music Company — 3111, 4110, 4112 701 East Plano Pkwy #414, Plano, TX 75098 | 972-633-8203

Wingert-Jones Publications — 7051 2480 Industrial Blvd, Paoli, PA 19301 | 816-803-7757

Woodwind and Brasswind — 6103, 6105, 7102, 7104 PO Box 7479, Westlake Village, CA 91359 | 816-423-4615

World View Travel — 7107

Universal Melody Services, LLC — 4061–4071 odd, 4075, 5060–5070 even, 5074

PO Box 13949, Arlington, TX 76094 | 800-228-6587

8605 John W. Carpenter Freeway, Dallas, TX 75247 | 214-905-9167

World’s Finest Chocolate Inc — 4074, 4076

Universal Orlando Resort — 1124 1000 Universal Studios Plaza, Orlando, FL 32819 | 407-702-9827

Up-Front Footwear Inc. — 3087 33 North Market St, Mount Joy, PA 17552 | 717-492-1875

US Integrity Touring Co — 5123, 5125 151 Webster Mills Road, Chichester, NH 03258 | 603-435-5014

USA Fundraisers — 7096 P.O. Box 294, Mont Belvieu, TX 77580 | 8883907620

Vandoren — 1101 818 W Evergreen Ave, Chicago, IL 60642 | 3124750464 ext.209

Vater Percussion, Inc. — 9083 270 Centre st., Holbrook, MA 02343 | 781-767-1877


P.O. Box 6955, Metairie, LA 70009 | 504-464-5470

WorldStrides Heritage Performance Programs — 3123 218 W. Water St., Charlottesville, VA 22902 | 434-982-8615

Worldstrides International Discovery — 6121 32 N Augusta St, Staunton, VA 24401 | 800-522-2398

Yamaha Corporation of America — 5093, 5095, 5097, 6092, 6094, 6096 6600 Orange Thorpe Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620 | 714-522-9011

Youth Education in the Arts — 1115, 1117 601 W. Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18101 | 610-821-0345

Youth Orchestras of San Antonio — 5115 106 Auditorium Circle Suite 130, San Antonio, TX 78205 | 210-737-0097

exhibitors by business Attraction Cafe Venture/Fuddruckers.......................6129 Graceland Attractions..............................3101 Main Event......................................5128, 5130 Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament......1120 Seaworld of Texas....................................3100, 8082 Shenaniganz.............................................1119 Six Flags Fiesta Texas..............................1097 Texas Renaissance Festival School Days.5111 Titanic Museum Attraction.......................4125 Universal Orlando Resort.........................1124

Band Accessories / Flags Adventures in Education, LLC..................9106 American Band Accessories..........1062, 1064 Band Caddy Shop..........................9102, 9104 Berp and Company..................................3124 Custom Flags...........................................1100 Dan Ryder Field Drills.1061, 1063, 1065, 1067, 2060, 2062, 2064, 2066 Director’s Showcase Int......2093, 2095, 2097, 2099

Donna Pepper Jewelry.............................2137 Got2 Bling IT!............................................8060

Lone Star Percussion.2074, 2076, 2078, 2080 Marching Show Concepts.............7053, 7055, 8052, 8054 McCormick’s Enterprises, Inc.......3093, 3095, 3097, 3099 Tote Unlimited..2054, 2055, 2056, 3054, 3055 Uniform & Drum Carts (Tough Carts).......7123, 7125 Vandoren..................................................1101

Florida and Beyond Group Travel.............2114

IT WORKS! Global....................................9063

Four Seasons Tours..................................9059

Jewelry Xpress.........................................4128

Green Light Group Tours................4141, 5140

Russian Blue Diamonds (The Design Group)...

Group Travel Consultants, Inc..................2125


Amber Way Jewelry..................................3128 Baubles Bangles And Beads..........1110, 1112 Cameo Blessings/Moonstruck Jewelry....2124 Celebrate Something Special...................8062

Group Travel Network...............................7103 Group Travel Planners, Inc.......................4105

Casual Apparel (Embroidery, Patches, Screen-printing, T-Shirts)

Maestro by Tumlare, Performance Tour

Artistically Yours.......................................2110

Music Celebrations International..............1104

Blue Moose Tees..................4119, 4121, 4123

Music for All/ Bands of America...............3115

Dynamic Designs..................7082, 7084, 7086


Gandy Ink Screen Printing and Embroidery.....

Ovation Music Festivals...........................7105

3092, 3094, 3096, 3098

Specialists............................................2100 Masterpiece Tours....................................6033

Peak Music Festivals................................7098

Lazer Graphics Inc.........................5118, 5120

Pride of Texas Music Festival...................8106

PepWear.7067, 7069, 7071, 8066, 8068, 8070

R&R Travel................................................8099

Pony Xpress Printing, Inc...............6114, 6116

Royal Music and Travel............................9060


Schlitterbahn Waterparks.........................4113


Seasons Music Festivals/Winter Park Ski

Simco Formalwear...................................9105 Southwest Emblem Company..................3112 The Graphix Store..........................9111, 9113

Music Festival.............................4111, 5110 Sherlock Sunshine Festivals...............................................7060 Southern Star Tour and Travel........7030, 7032

Festivals / Tours Academic Travel Services........................6110 ACIS/Encore Performance Tours.............8050 All World Travel and Tours..............8043, 8045 American Classic Tours & Music Festivals....... 5061, 5063, 5065, 5067, 6060, 6062, 6064, 6066 Bates etc Travel........................................8124 Bob Rogers Travel....................................8071 Branson on Stage Live...................5071, 6070

Bling (Bags, Beauty Care, Home Decor, Jewelry)


Hill Country Rocks....................................5132

Field, 6132 Infiniti Reeds.............................................6101

First Class Tours........9114, 9116, 9118, 9120,

Brightspark Travel...........................7089, 8088 Choice Music Events................................6026 Director’s Choice Tour and Travel.. 6018, 6020, 6022, 6024 Educational Travel Adventures.................4068 Festivals of Music/Music in the Parks......2121

Straight A Tours and Travel............7059, 8058 Summit Tour and Travel..................1069, 1071 Super Holiday Tours.................................9095 Superior Travel and Tour..........................4122 Sweet Magnolia Tours..............................9088 TMF Tours and Travel.....................6128, 6130 Tour-Rific of Texas..........................1111, 1113 Troubadour Consultants, LLC..................4117 Unique Travels & Tours, Inc..3075, 3077, 3079 US Integrity Touring Co..................5123, 5125 World View Travel.....................................7107 WorldStrides Heritage Performance Programs 3123

Fundraiser Abbott-Ipco/The Poinsettia People..........8103 Al’s Gourmet Nuts....................................7085


exhibitors by business BlinkFX...........................................7129, 7131 C & N Fund Raising, Inc...........................6115 Candles & Moore Mfg. Inc........................4066 Cash Cow Fundraising, LLC....................4120 Cherrydale Fundraising LLC...........8092, 8094 Club’s Choice Fundraising.......................1125

Buffet Group USA, Inc.........1103, 1105, 1107, 2102, 2104, 2106 Conn-Selmer...1083, 1085, 1087, 1089, 2082, 2084, 2086, 2088 Eastman Music Company...2085, 2087, 2089, 3084, 3086, 3088

Drum Corps International.........................8096 Earasers by Persona Medical...................2118 Etymotic Research...................................9107 Evans Drumheads....................................8047 FreeEnergyForAll......................................3118 GL Custom Batons...................................4133

Coffee Kings.............................................7028

Edwards Instrument Company.......8077, 8079

Jarvis Industries Inc........................2083, 3082

Deanan Gourmet Popcorn.......................8046

Getzen Company Inc............3081, 3083, 3085

Juice Plus.................................................2112

Division One Wear....................................6113

Innovative Percussion Inc..............8087, 8089

Kochberg Graphics..................................6124

Encore Enterprises.........................5122, 5124

JodyJazz Inc.............................................3119

MADD Creations.......................................2068

Express Industries Corporation.....5076, 5078,

JOHANNUS Organs of Texas.........6111, 7110

Murphy Robe Company...........................7100

Jupiter Band Instruments....2061, 2063, 2065,

Music Agency Inc.....................................8063

5080, 5082 Fan Cloth..................................................5112

2067, 3060, 3062, 3064, 3066

Newland Custom Batons, Inc..................8111

Fredericksburg Farms Inc..............8039, 9038

Maple Leaf Strings.........................8081, 8083

Odd Quartet Comics................................7087

Java Joes Fundraising..............................6095

Marching USA................................7111, 8110

Opti-Case/Opti-Sound, Inc..5137, 5139, 5141,

Joe Corbi’s Fundraising..................3129, 3131

Miraphone Instruments..................7120, 7122

Mixed Bag Designs..................................6119

P Mauriat Musical Instruments/St. Louis

6136, 6138, 6140 Pacific Coachways Charter Services, Inc..8048

Ozark Delight Candy................................1068

Music..........................................4107, 5106

Performer’s Academy...............................7112

Parks Brothers Farm/Plants for Profits.....7066

Patterson Hornworks.....................2111, 3110

Planto Roe Financial Services, Inc...........2129

Pee Jay’s Fresh Fruit................................7062

Peterson Electro Musical Products Inc...1076,, 9054

QuickStove, LLC......................................1080


Red Carpet Bus Charters.........................9076

Simply Sheets Fundraising.......................7058

POWER Wrist Builders®........................8085

ReedGeek, Inc..........................................5121

Terri Lynn..................................................9110

Pyle Percussion Stands............................9099

Relaxation Station..........................8138, 8140

USA Fundraisers......................................7096

Remo, Inc.................................................6097

Repeat Performance................................8123

Vitalogy Skincare......................................9058

RS Berkeley Musical Instruments............2070

Rico Reeds...............................................8049

World’s Finest Chocolate Inc..........4074, 4076

SABIAN Ltd..........................2113, 2115, 2117

Spurs Sports & Entertainment..................4130

Steinway Piano Gallery........9042, 9044, 9046,

StageRight Corporation.......1075, 1077, 1079

Hotel/CVB Branson Lakes Area Convention & Visitors Bureau..................................................4131 Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau....6099 Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau.5084 Paramount Hospitality Management........8041 staySky Hotels & Resorts.........................7064

9048, 9050, 9052 Tempest Musical Instruments.......9075, 9077, 9079, 9081 Vater Percussion, Inc................................9083 Vic Firth Company..........................2069, 2071 Yamaha Corporation of America...5093, 5095, 5097, 6092, 6094, 6096

Sweet Adelines Young Women In Harmony..... 8121 Ultrasonic Power Corporation..................2101 United States Air Force Band of The West....... 7113 Veritas Instrument Rental Inc.........8093, 9092 Wenger Corporation...7074, 7076, 7078, 7080 Worldstrides International Discovery........6121

Instrument Manufacturer Adventure Percussion..............................3114 Antigua Winds Inc..........................8075, 9074 Atkinson Brass & Co................................8112 Avedis Zildjian Co...........................3068, 3070

Other All State Shed...........................................8084


Americase, Inc..........................................2116

North American Theatrical Photographers.......

Consonus Music Institute.........................7063 D’Addario & Company Inc..............8051, 8053

1106 Texas Group Photo...................................6122

Dallas Summer Musicals..........................3140 Discus Music Education Company.2139, 2141


exhibitors by business Professional Organization BuyBoard..................................................4129 Official League of Branson Theatre Owners & Show Producers...................................6123 Student & Youth Travel Assn....................7128 Texas Music Educators Association.........9045 Texas Private School Music Educators Assn... 9047 The Texas Boys Choir...............................6093 Youth Education in the Arts............1115, 1117 Youth Orchestras of San Antonio.............5115

Publisher Alfred Publishing Co., Inc....6059, 6061, 6063, 6065, 6067, 6069 Barry Hurt Music Co.......................6012, 6014

Fishburn Violin Shop......................8059, 8061 Innovator Brands/Mighty Cold Towel.......7101


6039–6055 odd, 6042, 6044, 6046, 6048,

Picaboo Yearbooks..................................2119

7038–7054 even

Pygraphics-Pyware Software........3061, 3063,

Lisle Violin Shop.............................4077, 4079 Luck’s Music Library......................4102, 4104

Mark Custom Recording Service Inc......7041, 7043, 8040, 8042 Melhart Music Center.4078, 4080, 4081, 4082, 4083, 4084, 4085, 4086, 4087, 4089 Music & Arts....5101, 5103, 5105, 5107, 6100, 6102, 6104, 6106

Pender’s Music Company......5075–5089 odd, 6074–6088

odd, 7000–7002, 7008–7025, 8000–8002,

Carl Fischer Music....................................4060

8008–8025, 9000, 9008, 9010, 9012–9025,

Colla Voce Music, Inc.....................5055, 5056

9027 Rhythm Band Instruments, LLC...............3117

Echelon Music..........................................9040

Ridenour Clarinet Products......................8128

Ed Sueta Music Publication...........7039, 8038

Sam Ash Music Stores.........8065, 8067, 8069

GIA Publications Inc.............4114, 4116, 4118

Singin Dog Double Reed Supplies Inc.....3113

Grand Mesa Music Publishers.................7065

Something New Jewelry Care..................4115

Heritage Music Press.....................7047, 7049

The Band House.......................................6112 Universal Melody Services, LLC.... 4061–4071 odd, 4075, 5060–5070 even, 5074

Row-Loff Productions..............................5104

William Harris Lee and Co........................7116

Tempo Press...................................3103, 3105

Williamson Music Company.3111, 4110, 4112

TRN Music Publisher......................4055, 5054

Woodwind and Brasswind...6103, 6105, 7102,

Wingert-Jones Publications.....................7051

RhythmBee, Inc........................................1081

Technology Equipment / Audio / Recording Educational Enterprises Recording Company. 2096 Romeo Music..4093, 4095, 4097, 4099, 4101, 5092, 5094, 5096, 5098, 5100

Music In Motion..........7093, 7095, 7097, 7099

BriLee Music.............................................4062

4098, 4100

3065, 3067, 3069

Mariachi Unlimited....................................9100

RBC Music Co...................... 6002, 6009–6025

Hal Leonard Corporation.....4092, 4094, 4096,

9030, 9032

JW Pepper of Dallas/Fort Worth.......................

Berets Publications..................................8097

Dennis E. Meyer Music.............................7061

MakeMusic, Inc.........8029, 8031, 8033, 9028,



School / University

Alamo Music Center.......................9068, 9070

American Band College............................8064

Allen Organs.............................................6120

Oklahoma State University.......................5113

Uniforms / Formal Apparel Al’s Formal Wear.......................................9069 Algy.................................................6029, 6031 Dance Sophisticates......................5086, 5088 DeMoulin Brothers & Company.....7075, 7077, 7079, 8074, 8076, 8078 Fred J. Miller Inc........7029, 7031, 7033, 8028, 8030, 8032 Fruhauf Uniforms Inc..2075, 2077, 2079, 3074, 3076, 3078 Praise Hymn Fashions..............................7068 Stanbury Uniforms Inc.........1093, 1095, 2092, 2094 Superior Health Products Made in USA, Inc.... 7094 Tuxedo Wholesaler...................................7092 Up-Front Footwear Inc.............................3087

AMC Music, LLC.......2103, 2105, 2107, 3102, 3104, 3106 Antonio Strad Violin........................5114, 5116 Band Connection The..............................8095 Claire Lynn......................................5129, 5131

Software Charms Office Assistant...........................4064


TCDA/TODA/TBA Combined Exhibit Hall


July 21–24, 2013 Exhibit Hall C, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center













Exhibit Hours:

13 14 15 17 18 19 20 22 23 25 26 16am – 5:00 pm | Tuesday: Monday: 9:00 9:00 am –21 5:00 pm | 24Wednesday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm









AV Contractor Storage




H35 HC15 H38








HC06 C109D






9119 9117


Up to Concourse Level

9113 9111

9107 9105


9095 9093

9083 9081 9079 9077 9075



9122 9120 9118 9116 9114 9112 9110

9106 9104 9102 9100 9098 9096 9094 9092

9088 9086 9084 9082 9080 9078 9076 9074

9070 9068 9066 9064

8123 8121 8119 8117 8115 8113 8111

8107 8105 8103 8101 8099 8097 8095 8093

8089 8087 8085 8083 8081 8079 8077 8075

8071 8069 8067 8065

8140 8138 8136 8134 8132 8130 8128

8124 8122 8120 8118 8116 8114 8112 8110

8106 8104 8102 8100 8098 8096 8094 8092

8088 8086 8084 8082

8078 8076 8074

8070 8068 8066 8064

7141 7139 7137 7135 7133 7131 7129

7125 7123 7121 7119 7117 7115 7113 7111

7107 7105 7103 7101 7099 7097 7095 7093

7089 7087 7085 7083

7079 7077 7075

7071 7069 7067 7065

7140 7138 7136 7134 7132 7130 7128

7122 7120 7118 7116 7114 7112 7110




FH D13

7104 7102 7100 7098 7096 7094 7092

7086 7084 7082 7080 7078 7076 7074


6141 6139 6137 6135 6133 6131 6129

7068 7066 7064 FH

6123 6121 6119 6117 6115 6113 6111

6105 6103 6101 6099 6097 6095 6093

6087 6085 6083 6081 6079 6077 6075

6069 6067 6065

6140 6138 6136

6132 6130 6128

6124 6122 6120

6116 6114 6112 6110

6106 6104 6102 6100

6096 6094 6092

6088 6086 6084 6082 6080 6078 6076 6074

6070 6068 6066 6064

5141 5139 5137

5133 5131 5129

5125 5123 5121

5117 5115 5113 5111

5107 5105 5103 5101

5097 5095 5093

5089 5087 5085 5083 5081 5079 5077 5075

5071 5069 5067 5065

5140 5138 5136

5132 5130 5128

5124 5122 5120 5118 5116 5114 5112 5110

5106 5104

5100 5098 5096 5094 5092

5088 5086 5084 5082 5080 5078 5076 5074

5070 5068 5066 5064

4141 4139 4137

4133 4131 4129

4125 4123 4121 4119 4117 4115 4113 4111

4107 4105

4101 4099 4097 4095 4093

4089 4087 4085 4083 4081 4079 4077 4075

4071 4069 4067 4065

4140 4138 4136 4134 4132 4130 4128

4122 4120 4118 4116 4114 4112 4110

4104 4102 4100 4098 4096 4094 4092

4086 4084 4082

4078 4076 4074



4068 4066 4064 FH


3141 3139 3137 3135 3133 3131 3129

3123 3121 3119 3117 3115 3113 3111

3105 3103 3101 3099 3097 3095 3093

3140 3138 3136 3134 3132 3130 3128

3124 3122 3120 3118 3116 3114 3112 3110

2141 2139 2137 2135 2133 2131 2129



3079 3077 3075

3069 3067 3065

3106 3104 3102 3100 3098 3096 3094 3092

3088 3086 3084 3082 3080 3078 3076 3074

3070 3068 3066 3064

2125 2123 2121 2119 2117 2115 2113 2111

2107 2105 2103 2101 2099 2097 2095 2093

2089 2087 2085 2083 2081 2079 2077 2075

2071 2069 2067 2065

2124 2122 2120 2118 2116 2114 2112 2110

2106 2104 2102 2100

2096 2094 2092

2088 2086 2084 2082 2080 2078 2076 2074

2070 2068 2066 2064

1125 1123 1121 1119 1117 1115 1113 1111

1107 1105 1103 1101

1097 1095 1093

1089 1087 1085 1083 1081 1079 1077 1075

1071 1069 1067 1065

1124 1122 1120



1112 1110




3087 3085 3083




1078 FX








FX 1151








1130B 1127

Up to Concourse Level

1130A 1134



Down to River Level 1126


Up to Concourse Level





AV Contractor Storage





9065 9063






FH FX 9053 9051 9049 9047 9045 9043



9027 9025 9023 9021 9019 9017 9015 9013

9066 9064 9062 9060 9058

9054 9052 9050 9048 9046 9044 9042 9040 9038

9030 9028

9024 9022 9020 9018 9016 9014 9012 9010 9008

8067 8065 8063 8061 8059

8055 8053 8051 8049 8047 8045 8043 8041 8039

8031 8029

8025 8023 8021 8019 8017 8015 8013 8011 8009

8066 8064 8062 8060 8058

8054 8052 8050 8048 8046

8030 8028

8024 8022 8020 8018 8016 8014 8012 8010 8008


8042 8040 8038

8002 8001 8000

7067 7065 7063 7061 7059

7055 7053 7051 7049 7047

7043 7041 7039

7031 7029

7025 7023 7021 7019 7017 7015 7013 7011 7009

7066 7064 7062 7060 7058

7054 7052 7050 7048 7046 7044 7042 7040 7038

7030 7028

7024 7022 7020 7018 7016 7014 7012 7010 7008

7002 7001 7000

6067 6065 6063 6061 6059

6055 6053 6051 6049 6047 6045 6043 6041 6039

6031 6029

6048 6046 6044 6042

6066 6064 6062 6060

6025 6023 6021 6019 6017 6015 6013 6011 6009

6026 6024 6022 6020


6016 6014 6012 FH



FX H61

5067 5065 5063 5061



5055 5054

5066 5064 5062 5060





4067 4065 4063 4061


H.S. Student Day


Exhibitor/Clinicians Registration

First Aid

TCDA Hospitality

4066 4064 4062 4060 Down to River Level

Texas Jazz Educators


2055 2066 2064 2062 2060 2054

9 8 7 6 5






2067 2065 2063 2061


3066 3064 3062 3060



3067 3065 3063 3061 FX 3055


Lest We Forget

Up to Concourse Level

Up to Concourse Level

1067 1065 1063 1061 TODA Registration 2 1 3 4


1064 1062 FA FS







Student Performance Group in Branson

Attention, Music Directors: Come see for yourself why Branson should be your next student performance destination! 8th Annual Music Director FAM June 17-20, 2014

9th Annual Music Director FAM June 16-19, 2015




To Request the 2013 Student Performance Sales Kit, Contact: Lenni Neimeyer, CTIS, CSTP, Director of Leisure Group Sales • Branson/Lakes Area CVB • P.O. Box 1897 • Branson, MO 65615 800-214-3661 • 417-334-4084 • Fax 417-348-0649 • •

2013 CPE Attendance Form Name: ____________________________________________ School District: ____________________________________

Email: _____________________________________________ Campus: __________________

Dept.: _________________


Workshop Title

Workshop Number


New Teacher Academy-Merrill




Legal Concerns for the Music Educator-Wardell




From Student Teaching to Teaching Students-Brumley




Round Table: Community Choirs-Benson/Bouley/Stannard





Advent, Lent & Ordinary Time/Oh My! -Taylor





Sing Your Own Part-Oakes





Build Bridges/Community-Angerman/Lind/Priddy/Williams





Bad Choral Music and How to Spot it-Rardin





Performance Practices in Baroque/Classical Eras-Shrock




Assessment in Choral Classroom/Fifty Shades of Grading-Fox





A Conversation About Collaboration-Eaton/Musella





Getting to Know You: Strategies/Activities/Games-Sanchez





Sing and Play-Cookus





Cantare Houston-Kevin Riehle





Round Table: ACDA Intl Cond Exch Prog-Garrett/Harper/McCoy





Church Tried and Proven-Collett/Duggan/Ware





Teamwork/Teambuilding for Classroom-De La Cruz/Jarvis





It’s All About the Singing-Brill





Round Table: Two Year Colleges-Douglass/Jaber/Richardson





All-State Choir Music: Intro and Discussion-Menger





Singing Child-Tips & Toys from Tone to Text-Gwozdz





So You Think You Can Teach? Perez/Richardson





Singing Hand: Master Class for Conductors-Rardin





Singing Child-Musically & Movement-Gwozdz





Conducting Master Class-Childs





TCDA Honor Choir-Gackle










Circles, Brush Strokes, Downbows-Rardin





A Whole Child Approach to Church Youth Choirs-Andrews





More Pat, Tap & Clap, Less Yap-Marrero





Round Table: ACDA Student Chapters-Gregory/Flansburg




El-Tried and Proven-Hobizal/Oakes/Varvoutis




Revisiting Ophelia-Gackle




Vox Humana-David Childs








MS/JH Boys-Whatley/Thornton








Length (Hours)



Workshop Title

Workshop Number


Sacred U/2pt-Golden/Farnell




Adv JH/HS Training-Sharp/Neighbors




Advanced HS/College-Stevens/Kornegay




MS/JH Treble-Bouley/Stephens




Sacred/General SATB-Bready/Zaccagni




El/MS/JH Holiday/Seasonal-Bolin/Stevenson




HS-Treble Men-Simpson/Starling




HS Holiday/Seasonal-Porter/Graff




Sacred Advanced-Stobaugh/Potts




HS SATB-Langrebe/Fuller




Buffet Group USD: Overview of New Buffet Products-Reynolds




MakeMusic: What’s New in Finale-Johnson




Adventure Percussion: Total Percussion Jam-Snyder




MakeMusic: What’s New in SmartMusic-Hawley




Berp & Company: Breath Awareness Tool-Guarmeri




MakeMusic: Finale Timesavers (Band, Choir, Orchestra)-Johnson




Carl Fischer: Successful Music Reading-Eaton/Juneau/Schott




MakeMusic: Add Finale to Your Toolbox-Johnson




MakeMusic: Vocal Assess/ Acct SmartMusic-Kallestad/Gonzales




Marching Show Concepts: Field Resource Products-Gilmore




QuaverMusic: Crank Up Your Classroom-Reilly




Opti-Case/Opti-Sound: Sideliner Sound System & Cases-Phipps




MakeMusic: SmartMusic Anytime/Anywhere iPad-Hawley




Opti-Case/Opti-Sound: Sideliner Sound System & Cases-Phipps




Consonus Music Institute: Revolutionize Guitar-Christiansen




Etymotic Research: Hearing Conservation Program-Travis




_______________________________________________ Sharon Lutz, TCDA Executive Director

Length (Hours)


_______________________________________________ Member Signature

TCDA is approved by the State Board for Education Certification as a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Provider, CPE#500293. TCDA Workshops, Reading Sessions, Performances and Product Showcases are eligible for Staff Development Credit. Check the “Attended” column for function attended. The form is pre-signed for your convenience. For more information phone TCDA at 512/474-2801.


Texas Choral Directors Association 2014 Convention

Clinic Submission Information Deadline: August 26, 2013

Submitters Information: Name:_____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Home/Work Phone:___________________________________ Cell Phone:___________________________________________ Email Address:______________________________________________________________________________________________

What type of clinic is this? (Please check 4) Not Industry Sponsored

Industry Sponsored

Proposed Division: (Please check 4) Select the primary division to which your session is targeted. Clinics are reviewed by all divisions, so do not submit the same clinic under different divisions. Duplicate copies of the same submission will be deleted prior to consideration. Elementary

Middle School/Junior High

High School



Primary Topic(s) Choose the topics for which the content of your session is most applicable. Your clinic does not have to fit into one of the topics listed below. They are only requested to assist in the selection and scheduling of clinics. Teaching Methods

Program Support and Administration

Rehearsal/Classroom/Performance Success

Building/Maintaining a Program

Pre-Service and Professional Development


Voice Focus: If this clinic is targeted to a single voice or group, please select below: Alto


Young Voices



Changing Voice


Program Description: If selected, this description will be printed in the convention program. It will be edited for clarity and to conform to space constraints. When referring to clinicians, use last names only. Do not begin with “the session will…” TEAR OFF HERE

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________


TCDA Clinic Submission Information

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Clinic Summary: Please provide a detailed summary of the session. This summary is to assist the selection committee and will not be published. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Will commercially published material be distributed?



Will there be a product demonstration?



Is this a combination lecture/recital?



Will you require a piano/keyboard?



Please list previous years you have presented at the TCDA Convention or other conventions where you have presented. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Will there be a performing group demonstrating during your clinic (other than the clinicians)?



Please review to ensure all information is correct. Note: TCDA does not offer compensation for presenters, and all expenses will be the presenter’s responsibility.

Submit to the TCDA Office by August 26, 2013

Texas Choral Directors Association

7900 Centre Park Drive, Suite A | Austin, TX 78754 Fax: 512-474-7873 | Phone: 512-474-2801 Email: 68

TCDA suggestions The TCDA Board of Directors appreciates your evaluation of this year’s convention, and solicits your suggestions and ideas for workshops, clinics, reading sessions, performing groups, and special events or attractions.

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PLEASE DROP THIS CARD IN THE SUGGESTION BOX. Thank you. See other Side for Survey

TCDA Soiree Ticket

TCDA Soiree Ticket

21 July 2013 • 6:30–8:30 pm Marriott Riverwalk | Alamo Ballroom

21 July 2013 • 6:30–8:30 pm Marriott Riverwalk | Alamo Ballroom

Sponsored by Carl Fischer Music & US Integrity Touring Company

Sponsored by Carl Fischer Music & US Integrity Touring Company






TCDA survey The future of TCDA relies on the success of the Annual Convention. Recruiting new members is a high priority and in large part depends on the value this event brings to members. Please tell us how this Convention benefits you and your career (i.e. value of workshops, networking opportunities etc).

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Please complete and drop into the suggestion box located near the registration desk. Thanks!


Texas Music Educators Association 2014 TMEA Clinic/Convention February 12–15, 2014 San Antonio, Texas Join TMEA and Preregister: membership December 31 Mail/Fax deadline January 23 Online deadline

On behalf of the TMEA Elementary Division, welcome to San Antonio and the 2013 TCDA Convention! TCDA is well-known for providing outstanding convention workshops. TCDA Elementary Vice-President Laura Rachita spent many hours to find exceptional clinicians who will provide you with an amazing experience and a wealth of knowledge. Make sure you take time to visit the vendors in the exhibits who have all the latest and greatest instruments, music, technology and everything else you will need. Don’t forget to stop by the TMEA booth to renew your TMEA membership and preregister for the 2014 TMEA Clinic/Convention here in San Antonio, February 12–15. Once again, presented in conjunction with our convention will be the TI:ME Music Technology National Conference, offering you even more valuable professional development opportunities! TCDA and TMEA make a great team for elementary music teachers by providing outstanding professional development opportunities. Each convention comes at just the right time to help stimulate and prepare us all to provide our very best as music educators for our students. Have a wonderful, fun-filled time while at the TCDA Colleen Riddle convention! Thanks go to the TCDA Executive Board for TMEA Elementary Division their hard work in organizing a world class event. Vice-President Colleen Riddle Elementary Division Vice-President Texas Music Educators Association

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2013 TCDA Convention program