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Felicia Barber 

2020 Virtual Summer Conference 

We are excited to welcome you to the 2020 MassACDA Virtual Summer Conference! The live sessions have passed, but we have posted the videos to the sessions, which you will gain access to upon registering.

EVENT 1: Panel:  Female African American Conductors – Representation, mentorship, navigating the western Eurocentric construct

Dr. Lynell Jenkins, Artistic Director, Westminster Girls’ Choir 
Dr. Frances Fonza, Director of Worship and Arts, Mt. Ennon Baptist Church 
Dr. Melody Gamblin-Bullock, Director of Choral Activities, Dallas College, Brookhaven Campus 
Jasmine Reed, Director of Choirs, Peet Jr. High School, Conroe, TX 
Maria Ellis, Children’s Choir Director, St. Louis Children’s Choirs 

EVENT 2: Composers Forum:  Relevant Music in the time of Black Lives Matter 

Presenters: Joel Thompson & Dr. Zanaida Robles 

EVENT 3: ChorAmor – How to create a Virtual Choral Experience & Choral Advocacy 

Dr. Troy Robertson, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX

EVENT 4: Strategies for Teaching in Our Virtual Existence 

Massachusetts ACDA Board Members