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2018 Big Sing registration forms available

The registration forms for the 2018 Big Sing East, Big Sing Central, and Big Sing West events are now available. Registrations are due by Monday, January 8, 2018. You can find the registration form and details for each of the events here: Calendar of Events

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Michael Driscoll named 2016 winner of ACDA’s Julius Herford Dissertation Prize

The American Choral Directors Association has named Massachusetts’ own Michael Driscoll as winner of the prestigious 2016 Julius Herford Prize for the outstanding doctoral terminal research project in choral music. His dissertation, “Jan Dismas Zelenka’s ‘Dixit Dominus’ Settings Within the Context of the Dresden Hofkapelle,” was accepted at Boston University in fulfillment of a Doctoral Degree […]

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April 2017 Newsletter now posted

The MassACDA April 2017 Newsletter is now posted on our website. Featuring articles by Tony Thornton, Anne Watson Born, Chris Clark, David Giessow, K.C. Conlan, Jim Papoulis, Abby Frost, Kirk Averitt, this is a great resource for all music educators. Click here to access it! 

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The Spring 2017 edition of ChorTeach is now online

The fall edition of ChorTeach is now available online. Go to www.acda.org/publications, click on Choral Journal, then scroll down to ChorTeach logo. Contents: End-of-the-Year Activities in the Music Classroom by Andrew Bruhn Singing in a Chorus—Doʻs and Donʻts for Church or Community Chorus Members by Stephanie A. Henry Changing the Expressionless Faces that Sing in […]

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Registration for the 2017 MassACDA Summer Conference is now open!

This 4 day professional development conference for choral musicians, featuring headliner clinicians Jo-Michael Scheibe from the University of Southern California and Jay Broeker of The Blake School, should not be missed! Special events include a evening sing-a-long with Alice Parker and a conference attendee chorus.To register for this fantastic summer conference, please click here! Or, for […]

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Dr. Julian Bryson at the 2017 Intercollegiate Choral Festival

Click here to read about Dr. Julian Bryson’s (Curry College) first-hand account of his experience at the 2017 Intercollegiate Choral Festival, held at Endicott College on February 25th. Curry College was one of 5 colleges that participated in this festival that brings together collegiate choral ensembles to perform separately and together through a day of intensive […]

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The Winter 2017 edition of ChorTeach is now online

The winter edition of ChorTeach is now available online. Go to www.acda.org/publications, click on Choral Journal, then scroll down to ChorTeach logo. Contents: 1. A New Normal: Choral Culture as a Catalyst for Change by Sarah J. Graham 2. Preparation, Practice, Performance, and Pondering: A Different Approach to Score Preparation by Thomas Blue 3. Past, […]

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Call for Interest Sessions – 2017 MassACDA Summer Conference

In addition to presentations from our distinguished clinicians, Jo-Michael Scheibe and Jay Broeker, our 2017 Summer Conference, located at Smith College, July 16-19, will include 6-8 one-hour interest sessions, tapping the expertise and led by our own Massachusetts ACDA members on a wide range of issues. We welcome your application to lead a session on a […]

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2017 Intercollegiate Choral Festival

2017 Intercollegiate Choral Festival February 25, 2017 (2/26 snow date) Endicott College, Beverly, MA African-American Choral Collage A Celebration of African-American Music Dr. Dennis Slaughter will lead the combined choruses in a chronological program of music in the African-American tradition, from work songs to contemporary gospel. This festival will give smaller college choirs and their members a chance […]

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