Iris S. Levine, professor and chair of the music department, has been appointed as the National Repertoire and Standards Chair for Women’s Choruses for the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). In this position, she will provide support, vision and resources for conductors throughout the country.
Levine’s responsibilities include recommending repertoire and literature, maintaining excellent standards among colleagues, networking and promoting choral music performance and participation. She will hold the position for up to six years.
Levine has held numerous positions in ACDA, including State and Divisional Chairs for Women’s Choruses and College and University Choruses; Choral Music Review Editor; and All-State Honor Choir Guest conductor for California, Hawaii, New York.
ACDA is a nonprofit music-education organization for choral directors from kindergarten to the university levels. The directors represent more than a million singers in the United States in a variety of choral groups, including children’s choirs, high school choirs, college choruses and symphony choruses.