News and Announcements

Conducting Masterclass for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Announced September 8, 2019

The Eastern Region 2020 conference committee is pleased to announce a public masterclass in conducting to be held during the 2020 Eastern Region Conference in Rochester, NY. This masterclass is sponsored by DCINY (Distinguished Concerts International New York). The sessions will be led by renowned conductor/teacher Marguerite Brooks. Selected students… Read more

Matt Fritz
Pre-Conference Treat!! September 8, 2019

As a pre-conference treat, the Kodak Hall Series of the Eastman School of Music will present Bobby McFerrin and Gimme5 in a Circlesong concert on Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30 pm! Gimme5 is based on Circlesinging, a musical practice and philosophy that McFerrin has been honing since he began as… Read more

Matt Fritz
Rochester 2020 September 7, 2019

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!! Read more

Matt Fritz
The American Spiritual Ensemble to appear in Rochester 2020!  September 2, 2019

The renowned American Spiritual Ensemble will perform a concert entitled Every Time I Feel The Spirit! as one of the invited choirs in the ACDA Eastern Region Conference in Rochester next year. The American Spiritual Ensemble is a critically-acclaimed professional group composed of some of the finest singers in the… Read more

Matt Fritz
VOICES 21C  TO APPEAR  IN ROCHESTER! September 2, 2019

The ACDA Eastern Region planning committee is proud to announce that VOICES 21C, a Boston-based chamber choir, will perform a concert entitled WE WHO BELIEVE IN FREEDOM CANNOT REST at the 2020 Eastern Region Conference in Rochester. VOICES 21C, led by artistic director André de Quadros, is a chamber choir… Read more

Matt Fritz
Nominations for Awards September 2, 2019

Nominations for the Helen Kemp Award as well as the Lannom Award are open. Please visit https://acdaeast.org/awards/ for information about the awards that honor these two remarkable choral musicians and for details on the nomination process. The Lannom Award nominations are due October 1, 2019 and the Helen Kemp Award… Read more

Matt Fritz
Honor Choir News– Eastern Region Conference 2020 July 31, 2019

Please note: ACDA Eastern Region has decided to reopen the applications for the Elementary Honor Choir  and for TENORS and BASSES for the Junior High Honor Choir. Application materials will be available August 1 and remain open until September 18, 2019. Please visit: Junior High Honor Choir Elementary Honor Choir Read more

Matt Fritz