Bob Anderson has taught high school vocal music in Iowa for nearly forty years. He recently retired from teaching at Linn-Mar High School in Marion, Iowa. During his career, his choirs appeared at numerous divisional ACDA conferences. He currently is an adjunct music education instructor at Coe College in Cedar Rapids. In 2017, Anderson was awarded the Robert McCowen Award by the Iowa Choral Directors Association.
Allen Chapman has taugh vocal music at every level in a career spanning more than four decades. He most notably taught at Fort Madison High School in Fort Madison, Iowa, and his choirs appeared on numerous national and divisional convention programs. Chapman has been awarded the Robert McCowen Award from the Iowa Choral Directors Association and the National Federation Award of Merit by the Iowa High School Music Association.
Carol Tralau served 23 years in public/private secondary education and for 13 years in music ministry. Her choirs performed on one national and three regional ACDA convention programs, and one choir served for the undergraduate conducting competition at a national convention. As a high school choral director, she invested greatly in the quartet and individual preparation of the all-state process and is a very active all-state clinician.