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News and Announcements

June 15: Member Directory Project Begins
Beginning in June, you will be contacted by ACDA’s trusted partner PCI to confirm or update your member information.  Learn more.
 
AVAILABLE NOW!!: The New ACDA App
“This helps to remove the noise. It’s crowdsourcing from people I trust.” – Tim Sharp, Executive Director
You can download the ACDA app in the Apple and the Play stores!
 
August 31: Robert Shaw Choral Award Nomination Deadline
There is an online nomination form for this award for extraordinary contributions to the art of choral music. Learn more.

ACDA East Conference 2020

It is NEVER too late to plan for the next great ACDAEast conference! In 2020, we’ll be treated to spectacular music, sessions, and workshops in Rochester, NY. Add it to your calendar… March 4-7, 2020. You won’t want to miss it!!

State Conferences this Summer

Summer is a wonderful time to recharge your choral batteries! Don’t miss out on all the GREAT summer offerings available at the state level in our region!

CONNECTICUT
 
Summer Conference
August 4, 2018 (one day)
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Fee: $25
Pre-registration deadline: July 31
Contact person: Dr. Cara Bernard – cara.bernard@uconn.edu 
 
DELAWARE
 
Already occurred on June 21-22.
 
MARYLAND/DC
 
Voices United
August 2-4, 2018
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
More information: www.acdavoicesunited.org  
Fee: $200 (before July 23) Single day, retired member and student registration also available https://fd8.formdesk.com/VirginiaACDA/Conference_Registration_2018/
Lodging: Must be booked separately
Pre-registration deadline: July 23  On-site registration available
Contact person: Amy Moir – alsmoir@gmail.com 
 
MASSACHUSETTS
 
Summer Conference
July 15-18, 2018
Smith College, Northampton, MA
Fee: $350 (lodging included); Full-time student: $100
Pre-registration deadline: June 15  On site registration available
Contact person: Stephen Paparo – spaparo@umass.edu 
 
NEW HAMPSHIRE – nothing on website that’s ACDA sponsored. However there are two other events:
 
McClosky Voice Institute
July 9-12, 2018
Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH
More information: www.mcclosky.org  
 
New England Choral Institute
July 28-August 4, 2018
Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
More information: www.nhmf.org
 
NEW JERSEY
 
Summer Conference
July 23-24, 2018
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
 
Fee: $129; Single day, retired member and student registration also available
Pre-registration deadline: June 15  On site registration available
Contact person: none given 
 
NEW YORK
 
2018 Junior High Honor Choir
August 11-12, 2018
Hilton Hotel, Albany, NY
More information: http://www.nyacda.org/
Fee: $125 for singers  
Lodging: must be booked separately
Contact person: Cyndi Feinman and Kristy Koonz –
 
 
PENNSYLVANIA
 
Summer Conference
August 6-7, 2018
Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, PA
Fee: $160  Single day, retired member, student registration and other options also available.
Pre-registration deadline: July 1
Lodging: must be booked separately
Contact person: none given 
 
VERMONT -nothing in the summer. First fall event is October 2018.

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