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ACDA-MN Summer Dialogue2019-04-10T15:32:25-06:00

The Great MN Choral Get-Together

WELCOME 2019

The Great Minnesota Choral Get-Together

Please join us for ACDA-MN Summer Dialogue at St Olaf College, August 6-9, 2019. Your ACDA-MN leadership team has assembled interest sessions around your expressed areas of interest for this year’s Summer Dialogue. Sessions are targeted for directors of children, teens, young and old adults, and many sessions address universal issues that are beneficial to all. Hear from All-State Choir directors, folks who hail from right […]

DIRECTORS’ CHORUS 2019

Bret Amundson

Guest Conductor

College of St. Scholastica
Duluth, MN

Biography

Sponsored By:

Bob Rogers Travel

DIRECTORS’ CHORUS REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

The Summer Dialogue Directors’ Chorus will be offered to all registrants as we have done since 1992. Rehearsals led by our distinguished guest conductor will be scheduled throughout the week culminating in a Thursday afternoon informal public performance for the All-State choir students and staff.

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE:

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ALL STATE CONDUCTORS

SATB CHOIR

Jo Ann Miller

SATB Choir

North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

Biography

Sponsored By:

Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA)

Thursday August 8: 9:00 – 9:50 AM

Words Matter

In today’s culture the words we use in rehearsal, in conversation with our students, to our audiences and administrators and the texts we choose to sing, can have a profound impact.  Now, more than ever, teachers must be intentional […]

TB CHOIR

Michael Culloton

TB Choir

Concordia College
Moorhead, MN

Biography

Sponsored By:

Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA)

Wednesday August 7: 9:00 – 9:50 AM

Rehearsal Techniques That Have Worked For Me!

Do you find yourself running each rehearsal with your choirs in a similar way? Your singers may enjoy rehearsal (even) more if you find ways to mix things up every once in a while! This session […]

SA CHOIR

Therees Hibbard

SA Choir

St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN

Biography

Sponsored By:

Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA)

Friday August 9: 9:00 – 9:50 AM

Moving Music Together:  Finding Space, Shape and Soul through BodySinging

Registrants will experience how “BodySinging” may be applied to specific choral works from the All-State Soprano/Alto Choir repertoire ; as well as generating a comprehensive approach to rehearsal and performance.  Selected All-State singers […]