This week on Going Beyond Words and ACDA Radio, Host Stan Schmidt invites you to tune up your Banjo, Violin and String Bass and prepare yourselves for a musical treat based on some of this country’s most popular gospel and hymn melodies. “Come Away to the Skies: A High Lonesome Bluegrass Mass” by Wes Ramsey and Dr. Tim Sharp, Executive Director of the ACDA will be the feature work on the program.
MUSICA: A Great Benefit for ACDA Members If you are searching for choral repertoire, and the fact is, we are indeed searching for choral repertoire all the time, your membership in the American Choral Directors Association offers you the entire Musica choral database to track down repertoire throughout the world. Why would you use Musica […]
2017 ICEP OF THE AMERICAS: 30 Conductors, 7 Countries, Limitless Possibilities The February 2017 ACDA Choral Journal features the current ICEP Conducting Fellows from the United States and South America. These conductors represent not only the future of choral music in their respective countries, they are the standard-bearers for the next generation of choral musicians. […]
“Sing a Song of Joy and Gladness ~ Sing a Song of Peace and Harmony Sing Across the Islands ~ Sing Across the Sea Sing a Song of Peace and Harmony ~ Oh Sing! Sing! Sing a Song!” America Cantat 8 continues to represent the very finest musical and cultural exchange in one of […]
AC8: It takes a village… Highlights from America Cantat 8 Over ten days, singers of all ages and abilities participate in overlapping five-day-long workshops, led by some of the most prestigious choral clinicians in the world. During these workshops participants rehearse choral pieces indigenous to participating choirs including some previous America Cantat host countries. At the […]
A Celebration of Cultural Enrichment through International Collaboration “Music is the universal language: We the participants in America Cantat 8, pledge to use our love for music and our gifts in music, to promote universal accord, foster harmony and peace among nations, and to represent our countries proudly, with honor.” Entering the sixth day of this historic […]