Mid-Columbia Mastersingers Director Recognized
The Mid-Columbia Mastersingers announce their Artistic Director Justin Raffa has been recognized as the 2013 Outstanding Emerging Choral Director by the Washington State American Choral Directors Association.
The award is given to an exceptional choral director with less than 10 years of choral directing experience who maintains a high standard of musical excellence.
This award recognizes Raffa’s talent and leadership as he spreads choral music through concerts, composer residencies, and educational outreach.
Composer Reginald Unterseher says, “He has done a remarkable job of taking the Mid-Columbia Mastersingers to new levels of performance, collaboration, and funding, and has made the organization a central player in the arts scene in southeastern Washington.”