Student Activities

Stephen A. Paparo

Student Activities Chair

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Once again, we are offering discounted students memberships to encourage participation among our future choral conductor leaders! If you are a collegiate conductor, please share this information with your students and consider starting a student chapter at your school. For more information, please visit: or contact Stephen Paparo (

Student Membership Initiative: Any student can join ACDA or renew their member for only $5! A one-year student membership is currently $35; the national office will pay $15 and our MA state board will pay $15.

Benefits of student membership include:

  • Participation and leadership opportunities with student chapters
  • Online access to Choral Journal, ChorTeach, the International Journal for Research in Choral Singing as well as unlimited recordings, videos, and repertoire lists
  • Opportunities to attend state, division, and national ACDA conferences
  • Access to ACDA Career Center–the place for choral jobs
  • Network with choral musicians and conductors at every level of the profession!

Students should send a completed membership registration form and a $5 check (made out to MassACDA) to: Dr. Stephen A. Paparo, Youth & Student Activities Chair, Fine Arts Center 273, 151 Presidents Drive, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003.

Applications must be post-marked no later than December 15, 2015.