Welcome to
Oregon ACDA



American Choral
Directors Association

 

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EVENTS - ANNOUNCEMENTS

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For more information about Dr. Ferdinand, CLICK HERE

Dr. Danielle Warner elected president-elect for OR ACDA

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Dr. Danielle Warner of George Fox University was elected president-elect of the Oregon chapter of ACDA in balloting held in April, 2021. She will assume office as of July 1, 2021. Click or tap HERE for further information about her. Congratulations to Danielle and our thanks to the wonderful Kimberly McConnell for being a candidate in our election.

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Oregon ACDA, first and foremost, unequivocally believes that Black lives matter. We will demonstrate this in every way possible including, but not limited to: 

  • Acknowledging that the centering of whiteness and appropriation of non-European cultures have historically existed in our choral art form, and consequently in this organization. The anti-racism work requires 

  • intentional steps to create a more equitable space. 

  • Cultivating opportunities to listen to our Black, Brown and Indigenous people, Latinx, Asian and Pacific Islanders, and LGBTQ+ educators and...
     

  • READ MORE HERE

Other headlines

First Presbyterian Church, McMinnville looking for choir director. HERE
 
Oregon ACDA members saddened to lose Jerry Weseley Harris and Bruce Browne, two choral leaders (See info HERE)
 
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ABOUT ACDA

What is ACDA?
Founded in 1959, the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) is a nonprofit professional organization whose central purpose is to promote excellence in choral music through performance, composition, publication, research, and teaching. In addition, ACDA strives to elevate choral music’s position in American society through arts advocacy. The ACDA provides many high-quality publications, conventions, festivals, clinics, workshops, and the opportunity to network within the choral community. The national headquarters office is located in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 

Who is a Member of ACDA?
Members of ACDA consist of choral directors who represent more than one million singers across the United States. ACDA members teach choral music in public and private institutions and in their place of worship. The ensembles they conduct perform all types of choral music and they include elementary through senior high school, college/university, community, professional, worship, and show choirs.

 

How is ACDA Organized?
ACDA is divided into seven geographic divisions as well as  (CONTINUE READING HERE)

 

LEADERSHIP

For a DIRECTORY of email addresses for elected officers, other appointed leaders, and Repertoire and Resources chairs, please CLICK or TAP HERE.

 OREGON ACDA REPERTOIRE AND RESOURCES BOARD MEMBERS

 

 

 

 

CLICK OR TAP HERE FOR MORE R&R INFO
 

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Left to right: Will Fox, HS Choirs;  Kaeli Porter, MS Choirs, Kay Elliott, MS Choirs:  Lucy Neary, Elementary Choirs; Aubrey Patterson, World Music Chair; Sandra Babb, SA Choirs; Kathleen Hollingsworth, Jazz Choirs; Julia Voorhies, Contemporary a cappella; Judy Rose, Equity and Exclusivity; Chris Benjamin, TB Choirs; John Buehler, Music and Worship; Samuel Barbara, Two-Year Choirs, Danielle Warner, Collegiate

Your message will go to Dr. Scott Tuomi, President ORACDA as well as to Karen Bohart, President Elect.

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