Summary: News & Notes
The Concert Chorale, under the direction of Betsy Cook
Weber, has been accepted to the Floriège Vocal de Tours
choral competition in France in May 2011. The Floriège Vo-
cal de Tours, which only accepts eight or nine choirs each
year, is part of the European Grand Prix for Choral Singing.
James Reifinger and Rhona Brink will both present at the 2011
Organization of American Kodály Educators National Confer-
ence (OAKE) in Minneapolis, MN on March 17-19, 2011. Mr.
Reifinger will present on "Techniques for Nurturing Part Sing-
ing" and Ms. Brink will present on "Songs from Acorns to
Kristen Jackson, graduate student in Music Education, present-
ed "Navigating your way through Job Cuts, Interviewing and
Advocating for your Program" at the Kansas State National As-
sociation for Music Education Convention (MENC) in Wichita,
KS on February 25, 2011.
Keith Markuson, Orchestra Director of Klein High School, was
named the Moores School of Music Music Education Distin-
guished Alumnus. Mr. Markuson graduated with a Bachelor of