Susanne Norwood has been chosen as the next president of the Vermont chapter of the American Choral Directors Association.
She will become president-elect in July, and then president in 2021. The incoming president is Caleb Pillsbury of Mount Mansfield Union High School, succeeding Stefanie Weigand of Waterbury, choral director at Harwood Union High School.
The association oversees activities across the state, including the High School Madrigal Festival, Children’s Honor Choir Festival, Great Day of Singing, and the Gather at the River Choral Confer-ence, which Harwood will host June 28 and 29.
Norwood is the vocal and instrumental director at Lyndon Institute, an independent high school in Lyndon Center. She directs five ensembles, teaches AP music theory and is the musical director and accompanist for the school’s annual musical. She is also founding director of the Caledonia Children’s Chorus, an advanced choral group for selected students in grades 3 and up.
More information: vtacda.org.