Changes Made to the 2017/2018 Member Handbook

  • November 16 - Senior All-State Jazz Guitar - should read: “Autumn” track 15, from the book Jazz Conception: 21 Etudes for Jazz Phrasing, Interpretation, and Improvisation for GUITAR (not piano).
  • November 4 - Janita Ducharme has replaced Jeff Kerr on the Executive Board; Karen Anghinetti replaced Scarlett St. Martin as General Music Chair.
  • October 15 - Junior All-State Vocal audition piece, "Cantate Domino" can either be the Shawnee press edition or the CPDL verison posted on rimea.org, edited by Rafael Ornes.
  • October 6 - The Ed Drew Memorial Concert was pushed back a week to November 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
  • September 30 - Emma Hookway has replaced Denise Guilbault as the Collegaite Chair.
  • September 18 - RIACDA has a new treasurer; the payment mailing address for the Choral Festivals has been updated.
  • September 17 - the Junior Jazz Festival, and the Junior/Senior Band and Choral Festivals registration deadlines have been extended, allowing more time for members to register.
  • September 17 - Fall All-Member Meeting will be at Chelo's Waterfront in Warwick.
  • September 6 - Elizabeth Woodhouse was named chair for the Elementary Choral Festival.
  • September 1 - BOTH JUNIOR and SENIOR All-State Guitar pieces; students need to prepare all three parts.
  • August 29 - Senior Choral Festival WILL be THREE days, the dates are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, March 27-29. The Junior Band Festival will be Wednesday and Thursday (not Friday), March 28-29. Ponaganset will NOT be hosting the first two All-State BOC rehearsals.
  • August 28 - Complete 2017/18 Handbook and Calendar posted