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July 25, 2007

ACDA president Gene Brooks dies

Long-time National Executive Director of the American Choral Directors Association Dr. Gene Brooks died on Saturday, July 21. Funeral arrangements, obituary and condolence information available from the ACDA website .

Posted by acapnews at July 25, 2007 10:43 PM

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I will miss knowing that Gene is in the world. He was my mentor and friend for many years. At age 13, I was his accompanist for the Soldiers Chorus at Ft. Sill, OK, and was the recipient of a full music scholarship at both Cameron and Midwestern, due to Gene's influence. Many memories of a caring, extraordinary man who was always my friend and supporter through thick and thin. My deepest and sincerest sympathy to Nancy and Steven - I wish we had met...Karen

Posted by: Karen Wright Tyson at July 31, 2007 8:09 AM

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