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Call for Interest Sessions: 2017 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 […]

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Summer Conference Announcement! Save the Date!

Conference dates are July 16-19, 2017, at Smith College in Northampton, MA. Headliners include Jo-Michael Scheibe, Chair of Choral and Sacred Music at the University of Southern California, and Jay Broeker, general music specialist and composer. The Conference Chorus, a popular addition to our schedule last year, will be conducted by Jo-Michael Scheibe. More information coming […]

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Big Sing Applications are now posted!

Registration applications for the Big Sings are now posted! Click here for Big Sing Central, Click here for Big Sing East, Click here for Big Sing West.

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Announcing Lift Every Voice and Sing! A Music in Worship Event

MassACDA is proud to sponsor Lift Every Voice and Sing! Applicable for both directors and singers in church choirs, this one-day event is taking place at Crawford United Methodist Church in Winchester, MA. For more information and to register, click here.

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2017 Big Sing Dates Announced!

Dates, times, and venues have been announced for the 2017 Big Sings! Registration will be available soon. Please click here for more information.

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2016 High School Choral Festival Canceled

Due to scheduling issues beyond our control, the 2016 High School Choral Festival, set for November 9th, has been canceled. We apologize for any issues this may cause, and hope that you will still be able to join us in future years for this wonderful workshop.

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Complimentary ACDA Membership!

Have you not yet joined ACDA or have you let you membership slip the past 3+ years?  If so, don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to receive a COMPLIMENTARY MEMBERSHIP for a year – a value of $125!  There are a limited amount, so please contact Ashley Nelson at ashley@ashleynelsonmusic.com soon for more information.

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The Summer 2016 edition of ChorTeach is now available

Below you’ll find the articles included in the spring edition of ChorTeach.  To read them, go to www.acda.org/publications and scroll down to ChorTeach. ChorTeach is ACDA’s online magazine for choral director/music educators who are searching for answers and need fresh ideas or techniques to meet practical needs. Contents: Teacher Self-Preservation: Tips for Preserving Your Voice by […]

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Graduate Credit information for Summer Conference now available!

Graduate Credit through UMass Amherst is now available for the 2016 MassACDA Summer Conference. Please click here for more information.

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The Spring 2016 edition of ChorTeach is now online!

Below you’ll find the articles included in the spring edition of ChorTeach.  To read them, go to www.acda.org/publications and scroll down to ChorTeach. ChorTeach is ACDA’s online magazine for choral director/music educators who are searching for answers and need fresh ideas or techniques to meet practical needs. Contents: The Shy Non-Singer – Elementary Teachers Take Note! […]

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