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The Eastern Division is featuring the state of Delaware for this article. Delaware State President Jacqueline Faulcon is sharing this information regarding this small, but dynamic, state's activities.

The Delaware convention was held at the Wilmington Music School October 31-November 1, 2003. Featured artists included the Cab Calloway Senior High Jazz Choir, Delaware State University Choir and the University Singers from Temple University's Esther Boyer College of Music.

A panel discussion, "Sharing the Singer," was coordinated by MTNA Immediate Past President R. Wayne Gibson, NCTM. Panelists included Melanie DeMent, NCTM, C, Lawler Rogers, Martin Lassman, Elayne Soltz Penn, NCTM, and Joanne Ward.

A workshop clinic, "The Art of Accompanying," was facilitated by Benjamin Whitten, NCTM, with the assistance of Lotus Cheng Brown, Richard Gangwisch, Ovidiu Marinescu, Mable Morrison, NCTM, and Dawn Stevens. A four-hand piano performance was given by David Brown and Lotus Cheng Brown.

The DSMTA received tributes, proclamations and letters from Governor Minner, Lt. Governor Carney, State Senator Margaret Rose Henry and Wilmington city Mayor Baker. J.W. Pepper and Son of Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, were honored for their strong support of the celebration.

Delaware is proud its founder, Mildred M. Gaddis, NCTM, is being honored as an MTNA FOUNDATION Fellow at the 2004 MTNA National Conference in Kansas City, Missouri.

Eastern Division members will meet at the National Conference Sunday, March 28, 5:00-6:00 P.M. in the Muehlebach Trianon E room at the Marriott Downtown Hotel.

Debra Ronning, NCTM

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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Title Annotation:Division News
Author:Ronning, Debra
Publication:American Music Teacher
Date:Feb 1, 2004
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