Steve Dresen, President
Steve Dresen, director of vocal music at Bonneville High School, Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Steve Dresen is in his twenty fourth year of teaching in public schools and at the collegiate level. He received degrees from, Ricks College, Utah State University, and Brigham Young University.
An active member of ACDA, MENC, and IFCM, he has served as organizing chair for numerous festivals and clinics and has served as an adjudicator and clinician himself. Steve’s choirs have been invited to perform for state and regional conferences for MENC and ACDA and consistently receive superior ratings at choral festivals. He has had multiple listings in “Who’s Who in America’s Teachers.” Currently, he is the choir director at Bonneville H.S. in Idaho Falls where he also serves as Fine Arts Chair and chairs the committee for Professional Learning Communities.
In addition to his work at the high school he has just finished two years on the National Choral Board for NAfME, currently serves as the Idaho High School R&S Chair for ACDA, and is an adjunct vocal teacher at BYU-Idaho in Rexburg where he resides with his wife and six children.
Scott Anderson, President-Elect
Dr. Scott Eric Anderson conducts the ISU Chamber & Concert Choirs, the Camerata Singers, and teaches Choral Conducting, Choral Methods, and voice. Dr. Anderson has received Idaho State University's "Master Teacher" and "Outstanding Public Service" awards on three occasions. He has studied conducting with such eminent teachers as Eph Ehly, Joseph Flummerfelt, Allen Crowell, Frauke Hassemann, Wilhelm Ehmann, Robert Shaw, and many others.
Choirs under Dr. Anderson¹s direction have traveled throughout the United State, Europe, and South America. As Director of Choral Activities at Idaho State University, Anderson has led the Idaho State University Chamber Choir or Camerata Singers on performance tours of Poland, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Brazil, England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Italy, Greece, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Spain, Portugal, Peru, France, Denmark, Sweden and Norway.
Idaho State University choral ensembles have performed under Anderson's direction at state, regional and divisional conventions of the American Choral Directors Association and the Music Educators National Conference. Dr. Anderson serves as the Artistic Director of the Idaho International Choral Festival where choral groups from around the world join together in Pocatello, Idaho for a week of choral performances, conducting master classes and artistic and cultural exchange.
He has served the American Choral Directors Association in state, divisional, and national offices, and has been featured as guest conductor, lecturer and teacher throughout the United States and abroad.