American Choral Directors Association

YOUTH & STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Youth & Student

Dr. Amanda Quist, National Youth and Student R&S Chair

aquist@rider.edu

Youth and Student National Leadership

National List of Student Chapters (8/26/2015)



Conference Page

Student Conducting Competition
Sponsored by Manhattan Concert Productions
Congratulations to all of the Semi-Finalists!

Graduate Division:
David Baek, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Mark Biggins, Yale University
Maria Hagan, Indiana University
Elizabeth Hermanson, Michigan State University
Justin Ka'upu, Ithaca College
Janet Linschoten, Michigan State University
Jimin Seo, Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
George Shoultz, University of Minnesota
Brandon Williams, Michigan State University


Undergraduate Division:
Sam Brukhman, Westminster Choir College
Jonathan Cramer, Wheaton College
Jessica Glaser, Michigan State University
Christopher Hickey, Stetson University
Anthony Madonna, Westminster Choir College
Jacob Moore,The Ohio State University
Faustino Solis, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Ryan Tani, University of Southern California
Margaret Winchell, Wheaton College


Graduate Winners:
Philip Shoultz, University of Minnesota, 1st place
Maria Hagan, Indiana University, 2nd place

Undergraduate Winners:
Ryan Tani, University of Southern California, 1st place
Anthony Madonna, Westminster Choir College, 2nd place


Student Chapter Award
Congratulations to Ithaca College and
Michigan State University Student Chapters,
winners of the 2014-2015 Student Chapter Award!

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For information, please click here: Student Drive

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in the "Student Times" section of Choral Journal
Information on submitting articles.

INSPIRE

STUDENT CHAPTER UPDATES

Ohio Northern University

Recently hosted the third annual All-Ohio Choral Day, featuring renowned composer Joseph M. Martin and his wife, Sue Martin.

Vanguard University
Started a new ACDA Chapter! For information on how to start a chapter at your college or university, please see the information below.

Ithaca College

Donated to ACDA's new Fund for Tomorrow!

Want to see your Student Chapter featured in the Choral Journal?

Please send Student Chapter updates to:

Sundra Flansburg: sflansburg@acda.org


National Standards for Student Chapters

Successful collegiate ACDA chapters:

1.Encourage and stimulate student membership and involvement in ACDA at the State, Division, and National levels.

2.Promote and recognize the involvement of ACDA student chapters on college campuses.

3.Sponsor activities and sessions at the local level that engage the training and experience of student choral musicians.

4.Encourage student attendance and involvement at ACDA Divisional and National Conferences through scholarship projects.

ACDA student activities include:

1.Student symposia and workshops

2.Conducting master classes

3.Reading Sessions

4.Sponsorship of activities and sessions at ACDA conferences that directly relate to the training and experience of student choral musicians

You may find several resources by using the menu links below:

 


Student Chapter Information & Resources

CHECKLIST

APPLICATION FORM NEW STUDENT CHAPTER

This is for schools who once had a chapter, and would like to reactivate.

BENEFITS OF STUDENT CHAPTER

STUDENT CHAPTER ANNUAL REPORT

FAQs

SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES

LET US KNOW WHAT YOUR CHAPTER IS DOING: We want updates from your student chapter to include in the Choral Journal! In 250 words or less, tell us what your chapter is doing, share a story about one of your members, or tell us about plans your chapter has ahead. Email the information to ACDA Director of Membership Development Sundra Flansburg at any time during the month.

STUDENT CHAPTER SAMPLE CONSTITUTION: word doc, pdf


For additional information, please email Dr. Amanda Quist, National Chair, Youth and Student Activities

Please email or mail forms to:

Membership Coordinator
American Choral Directors Association
545 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-2207