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

NATIONAL CONFERENCE
February 25-28, 2015
Salt Lake City, UT


Student Conducting Competition


Student Chapter Award
Information coming soon!

CONNECT


JOIN

ACDA has launched a Student Membership Campaign!
For information, please click here: Student Drive

MENTORSHIP

ACDA National is interested in helping you create connections.
To find out more, click here

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

INSPIRE

STUDENT CHAPTER UPDATES

Lee University- Tennessee

Just activated this fall, already at 26 members due to the Student Member Initiative! Created Choral Coffee House, a time to gather for coffee and tea and read through student compositions.

University of Akron- Ohio

Reinstated this year, growth from 1 to 16 members in one semester! Doubled the size of their choral program through ACDA Student Chapter recruitment.

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Utilized ACDA's Sing Up! membership campaign to spike campus participation in their chapter. Through creative fundraising, they were able to send several members of the chapter to the Eastern Division Conference in Baltimore!

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 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