Student Conducting Masterclass

The ACDA Southern Region Conference is again sponsoring a Student Conducting Masterclass featuring both graduate and undergraduate conductors.

The Masterclass will be on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 2:30pm – 5:30pm. ACDA Southern Region is happy to announce Dr. André Thomas and Dr. Judy Bowers will serve as the clinicians for the masterclass.

Selection Criteria

The selection committee chose masterclass participants based on the following criteria demonstrated in their video audition submissions:

  • Musical gesture
  • Style and articulation
  • Interpretation
  • Overall effectiveness 

Congratulations, Selected Participants!

  • Sarah Gallo: Doctoral student, University of Georgia
  • Pingyi Song: Doctoral student, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • Mitchell Moore: Masters student, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Colleen Chester: Masters student, University of Georgia
  • R. Michael Miranda: Masters student, Florida Atlantic University
  • Taylor Stricklin: Masters student, Louisiana State University
  • NeTorrian Patton: Undergraduate, Winthrop University
  • Natalie Lugo: Undergraduate, East Tennessee State University
  • Austin Hannon: Undergraduate, Georgia Southern University

Please direct any questions regarding the masterclass to Stacie Rossow, College and University R&R Chair, Southern Region (