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State Conference Concert Performance Application – 2018

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Concert Performance Application


2018 State Conference

November 16 and 17, 2018

Application Procedure

  • Exclusive On-Line Applications Submitted through Opus Event
  • No cost to audition
  • Applications received by Friday, June 1, 2018, 10:00 pm

Items Needed to Apply On Opus Event

  • Personal Member and Institution Contact Information
  • ACDA Member Number and Expiration Date
  • Upload mp3 format three contrasting recordings from last two academic years (2016-17 and 2017-18)
  • Upload in pdf format, programs representing each recording
  • Upload in pdf format, proposed 25 minute conference program
  • Upload in pdf format, signed Administrative Certificate of Approval to apply and/or appear at the Conference

Further Information

Recording Specifications

  • Must be recorded in mp3 format
  • Submit complete selections only
  • Total recording time should be between 8 and 12 minutes
  • Show Choirs are required to upload a video recording demonstrating 3 contrasting selections.
    • The video upload is in place of the 3 recordings.
    • The video should be  between 8 and 12 minutes in length.
    • Video formats accepted are: mp3, wmv, avi, mov, mpg, mpeg, mp4, and flv.
    • One pdf file of a corresponding concert program is also required.

Application Schedule

  • June 1 – Uploaded application items and recording entered via Opus Event
  • June 15 – Director Notification via phone or email message from Conference Chair


  • Conductor must be a current member of ACDA, and employed in the same position for two academic years (2016-17 and 2017-18)
  • ACDA does not assume any financial responsibility for travel, food, or lodging for performance groups.
  • The application implies that the choir is prepared to travel to and perform at the conference if selected.
  • Conductor must officially register at the posted registration rates for the conference in the day/weekend that their ensemble is performing.
  • In the interest of fairness, ACDA reserves the right to select ensembles who have not recently been scheduled on conference programs.
  • Failure to comply with any or all of the specifications in the application process will automatically disqualify the application.
  • ACDA reserves the right to approve any applications for appearance and to edit all materials proposed for distribution.

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