Dr. Caron Daley
Affiliation: Duquesne University
Presentation: Interest Session, Roundtable
Title: Your Anacrusis – Your Journal
Abstract: In a roundtable format, editors of Choral Canada’s Anacrusis and delegates will have the opportunity to discuss the format, content, and future directions of the journal. It is important for members to hear about new developments in the journal, opportunities to contribute to the journal, and most of all, voice their ideas to help shape future development of the Anacrusis.
Biography: Caron Daley is Director of Choral Activities and Ensembles Coordinator at the Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she conducts the Voices of Spirit, Pappert Chorale, and University Singers, and teaches undergraduate and graduate choral conducting. Outside academe, she enjoys her positions as Music Director of the Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh and Artistic Director of the Halifax Choral Conducting Institute. A native of Nova Scotia, Caron holds a D.M.A. in choral conducting from the University of Toronto, and prior degrees in choral conducting, vocal pedagogy, and music education. A certified Dalcroze Eurhythmics teacher, she frequently lectures on the sound-gesture relationship in choral conducting, and is published in Anacrusis, Canadian Music Educator, Research Memorandum Series of Chorus America, Teaching Music through Performance in Choir, and Choral Journal. Caron is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association, and serves as President-Elect of ACDA-Pennsylvania.