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Composers Connect And Inspire At Choral Directors Convention

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John Clare / Texas Public Radio
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American Choral Directors Association convention in Dallas 

Three composers recently sat down with John Clare to discuss new music, choral music, and what it's like working as a composer in the 21st century.

The topics ranged from marketing new music, finding poetry, and being in an audience of choral experts listening to world-class singers.

  • More about the American Choral Directors Association online at: www.acda.org
John Clare is comfortable behind a microphone, streaming video or playing violin. A former broadcaster for NPR, John has previously worked with Voice of America, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and stations in Kansas, Nevada, California, and Pennsylvania.