Welcome to
Oregon ACDA

American Choral
Directors Association


Aurora Borealis, Eastern Oregon, October 12 , 2021, Photo courtesy of Lori Rowland


Hello, Oregon ACDA member!


It'll be fun to see you at our first Choral Coffee Hour. It's from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 6th. You'll be given the ZOOM link a couple of days before the event.


The Choral Coffee Hour is for ALL choral directors at ALL levels. New music ideas, get some questions answered, be inspired by your colleagues. Put it on your calendar!

Choral directors may access the list of titles read at the October 8, 2021 reading session held in Forest Grove HERE.

Clackamus Community College offers Vocal Jazz Immersion Day Wednesday, January 19th, 9 am-6 pm - Watch for mailing for more info


Adjudication Workshop Saturday January 22, 2022 at George Fox University
-Mark your calendar
-Details will follow

Dr. Danielle Warner elected president-elect for OR ACDA


Dr. Danielle Warner of George Fox University was elected president-elect of the Oregon chapter of ACDA in balloting held in April, 2021. She assumed 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.



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)



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







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; Judy Rose, Equity and Inclusivity; Chris Benjamin, TB Choirs; John Buehler, Music and Worship; Samuel Barbara, Collegiate Choirs; Bill Campbell, Repertoire Chair.


Your message will go to Karen Bohart, President ORACDA as well as to Danielle Warner, President Elect.

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