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A Life of Song - ACDA 2017 - Minneapolis

Registration

Early Registration

October 1, 2016 - February 1, 2017

  • Attendee - $329
  • Retired - $296
  • Student - $199

* You must be registered by midnight February 1, 2017 to receive reading packets

Registration

February 2, 2017 - 11:59pm CST March 5, 2017
and on-site beginning March 7, 2017

  • Attendee - $379
  • Retired - $346
  • Student - $249

* Cost increase and NO reading packets

*** No Registration Available After 11:59pm CST March 5, 2017 ***

Registration will re-open onsite March 7 - 11, 2017
Mezzanine Level of the Minnapolis Convention Center


All conference attendees must be members of, or sponsored by, an American Choral Directors Association member.
NO REFUNDS

Concerts and Performers

Welcome to Minneapolis

Featuring:

  • VocalEssence - Philip Brunelle
  • The Singers - Matthew Culloton
  • ACDA/MN Honor Choir of Conductors and Students
  • Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
  • Special Guest: Garrison Keillor

"Carmina Burana" Carl Orff

Featuring:

  • Robert Spano, Conductor
  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Minnesota Chorale - Kathy Saltzman Romey, Artistic Director
  • Minnesota Boychoir
  • Minneapolis Dance Theater - Lisa Houlton, Artistic Director
  • Soprano, Linh Kauffman
  • Tenor, Justin Madel
  • Baritone, Bradley Greenwald

"A Ceremony of Carols"
Benjamin Britten

Featuring:

  • Sandra Snow, Conductor (MI)
  • Cincinnati Children's Choir - Robyn Lana, conductor (OH)
  • Keystone State Boychoir (PA) - S. Fisher (PA)

High School Honor Choir

Featuring:

  • Eric Whitacre, conductor
  • Minnesota Orchestra

Unity Concert

Featuring:

  • Collegiate Honor Choir, Jeffrey Ames, conductor (TN)
  • Cincinnati Children's Choir - Robyn Lana, conductor (OH)
  • Liberty University Gospel Choir "LU Praise" - Vernon Whaley, conductor (VA)

Gospel Brunch

Featuring:

  • Liberty University Gospel Choir "LU Praise" - Vernon Whaley, conductor (VA)

Manhattan Concert Productions Conducting Undergraduate Masterclass / Graduate Competition

Featuring:

  • Luther College Collegiate Chorale - Andrew Last (IA)

Music in Worship

Featuring:

  • National Lutheran Choir - David Cherwien (MN)
  • Keystone State Boychoir (PA) - S. Fisher (PA)

Compline Service

Featuring:

  • Cantorei - Tom Trenney (NE)

Jazz Night

Featuring:

  • The Standard Vocal Jazz Ensemble - John Stafford (KS) - Two Year College Jazz
  • Bellevue College "Celebrations" - Thomas Almli (WA) - College/University Jazz
  • Last Call - Community Vocal Jazz Ensemble - Kelly Kunz (WA) - Lifelong Jazz

International Choir Concert

Featuring:

  • Inner Mongolia Children's Choir - Mongolia
  • Kammerchor Stuttgart - Germany

Contemporary / Commercial Concert

Featuring:

  • Eleventh Hour - Brody McDonald (OH) - Children and Youth Contemporary
  • Platinum Edition - Nancy Allen (WI) - College Show Choir
  • Voz En Punto - Mexico - Lifelong Singing
  • United States Navy Band: Sea Chanters - Adam Taylor, Chief Musician (US)
  • Barbershop Harmony Society - Winning Quartet from the 2016 Quartet Competition

Over 30 more Choirs and Performers


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Schedule subject to change until March 12, 2017


Venues

Minneapolis Orchestra Hall

Central Lutheran Church

Westminster Presbyterian Church

Minneapolis Convention Center

Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium

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