Welcome to the Washington Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association.
Summer Institute 2021 • July 21–23
Registration for this year’s Summer Institute is now open!
Registration closes July 18.
The Washington ACDA Summer Institute is an annual workshop providing directors of all experience levels with new repertoire, exciting perspectives on performance and teaching, and a network of supportive colleagues.
Hello from Washington ACDA!
I invite you to attend our Virtual Summer Institute July 21-23, 2021. Our headliner this year is the wonderful Dr. Julie Yu Oppenheim from Kansas State University. We will also have presentations from Arreon A. Harley-Emerson, ACDA National Diversity Initiatives chair, and Jace Saplan from the University of Hawaii. Other reading sessions will be on the following topics: CPDL, Advanced Rounds, Text Driven Middle School Music, NW Self Published Compositions, Vocal Jazz, Rhythmic Focused Literature, Social Justice and Choral Music from Female Composers/Arrangers.This will be a great event full of new ideas and lots of literature. I look forward to seeing you at our Virtual SI 2021 and in person at SI 2022!Barbara Tappa, WA ACDA President-Elect
COVID-19 Distance Learning Resources
We are providing this page as a resource as ACDA members across the state face the challenge of distance-learning in the choral classroom.
Washington ACDA Supports the Black Community
WA-ACDA recognizes and owns its failure to serve and uphold members of the Black community as well as its promotion of repertoire, procedures, and values that uphold the White dominant culture.