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Forward Momentum!

You’re off to an energized start with great expectations for the months ahead. I’m wishing you a well-spring of spirit and drive, as your programming unfolds and fresh possibilities reveal themselves. Please join us at the State Conference for a booster charge, November 16-17, 2018.

Following a fabulous Summer Dialogue, the ACDA-MN […]

Attend Summer Dialogue!

Register now for Summer Dialogue, and you’ll be so glad you did! The program is designed with YOU in mind, the facility is wonderful, the people will make the difference! I can’t wait to see you there!

Thanks to program chair, Susan Zemlin, for her work in assembling sessions that are varied and practical, […]

National Standing Committees

Summer greetings to you! It’s time to refresh and rejuvenate, switch up your routine and allow your mind to clear and wander. Let’s meet at Summer Dialogue and share our Summer discoveries. Register in the next week for early-bird registration.

While at the National Leadership Conference last week, state officers heard about the […]

Call for Interest Session ideas

“Next year I’m going to…”

As you prepare for your year-end programs, are you able to look back and reflect? Perhaps you’ve encountered a challenge or have been intrigued to learn more about some aspect of your work.

We are here to take your suggestions and proposals for interest sessions! While Summer Dialogue is nearly […]

Chicago Conference Reflections

Within a few hours of my arrival at the conference hotel, my personal energy enjoyed a lift. Connecting with choral colleagues from near and far, experiencing inspiration together through shared performances and interest sessions, having dialogue about ideas and successes – ACDA’s conferences provide essential growth opportunities!

The Honor Choirs were OUTSTANDING, and singers, directors, parents […]

Season’s Greetings

I am filled with gratitude, thinking of the dozens and dozens of contributors that helped to make our State Conference a grand success. Presenters, conductors, singers, committee chairs, facility coordinators, honor choir coordinators, ushers, presiders – it takes a village! What a vibrant and engaged choral community we enjoy in Minnesota.

As we launch a new […]

See You at State Conference!

As the calendar flips to November, I am imagining the rehearsals and the preparations that are being made by hundreds of musicians who are eager to share with you in a few weeks at the State Conference. Presenters of interest sessions are tweaking their first drafts and performing choirs are discovering the satisfaction of nuanced […]

It’s October already!

It’s October already! And just like the colors outdoors, our singers are beginning to take on new colors that combine and meld for the most beautiful and artistic result. It feels great to be back!

It’s possible that you’ll be ready for some inspiration next month, however. Won’t you join us at the State […]

Best Wishes!

Best wishes as you begin a new program year!

With Summer Dialogue behind us, join me in thanking Sue Zemlin, program chair, for her work in assembling an enriching and rejuvenating week of sessions. Hopefully, there is much from Dialogue week that still resonates within you. As for me, I’ve chosen to adopt as […]