ACDA members and members of associated professional organizations are invited to submit proposals for interest sessions for the upcoming ACDA Voices United Conference to be held at George Mason University on August 6-8, 2020. As we focus on our united voices and areas of commonality, we are particularly interested in sessions that allow the presenter to highlight the elements of their expertise that can be applied in a variety of choral situations.
Please submit your proposal by March 1, 2020.
To apply, please complete the Google Form linked above. You will need to provide a Session Title, Session Description (200 – 300 words) and a presenter bio (100-200 words).
Sessions we might like to see include:
Sacred Music Members:
Working with the volunteer chorus
Developing musicianship skills in the volunteer chorus
Strategic planning, repertoire and otherwise
Secondary Education Members:
Recruiting for your choral program
Score Study to guide your rehearsal
Diversity and Inclusivity in Choral Programs
Community Choirs Members:
Achieving excellence/artistry in 2 hours a week
Recruiting/auditioning for the community choir
Marketing and/or funding the community choir
Building the Voice in the Choral Setting
How to use warm-ups effectively
More information about Voices United is available on our webpage.