IL-ACDA Summer Retreat

2017 IL-ACDA Summer ReTreat
Wed & Thurs, June 28 & 29
Illinois State University


Registration is now OPEN! Click here to register!

Click here to see a preliminary schedule of events.


You don’t want to miss the 2017 IL-ACDA Summer Retreat. June 28-29 are the dates.  Illinois State University in Normal is the site.And our headliners are: 

- Dr. Sandra Snow from Michigan State University (Pedagogy for young singers, vocal technique, conducting)
- Dr. Daniel Afonso from California State University, Stanislaus (Latin American music – repertoire, strategies, and advocacy)
You can expect reading sessions, the Directors’ Chorus, our composition contest winner, sessions on pedagogy, repertoire, conducting and more. And most important, a chance to enjoy the vibrant and welcoming community that is Illinois ACDA!
Lee Kesselman,
President-Elect, IL-ACDA
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The 2016 IL-ACDA Summer ReTreat was a huge success! Over 130 choral directors attended and enjoyed 2 excellent headliners, a wide variety of workshops and reading sessions, multiple exhibitors, a directors’ chorus, great food, and endless professional networking!

Look below for documents from the ReTreat: