Fall Conference

HONOR CHOIRS

Join Voices – Chicago Public Schools High School Choir – Diana Saez, conductor

Children’s Honor Choir – Grades 4-6 – Ryan Henry, conductor (the Honors Children’s Choir has been postponed until a children’s vaccine is available.)

PERFORMING CHOIRS

Kenwood Academy High School

University of Illinois Collegiate Choir

Lincoln Land Community College Choir

Naperville Men’s Glee Club 

Windy City Gay Chorus

Windy City Treble Quire

Kababayan Collective

Augustana College Choir

 


REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Early registration: August 1- September 30

Early registration includes all sessions and headliner reading session packets. Registrants can choose one other reading packet (World Music and Culture, Middle School/JH, or Children’s Choir). Other packets are available online with tablet or laptop.

ACDA MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO REGISTERING FOR THE RETREAT

To register for the IL-ACDA Fall Conference you must be an active member of ACDA. Please have your membership number ready when registering. If you are not yet a member of ACDA or your membership has expired, please join/renew your membership on the ACDA National Website first to obtain your membership number.

As a special incentive, registration is FREE FOR CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS! (ACDA membership is not required, but CPS ID must be shown at registration.)


Click here to register for the 2021 IL-ACDA Fall Conference

 

IL-ACDA RETREAT REGISTRATION OPTIONS Before September 30 After September 30
ACDA Member  $100  $130
ACDA Retired Member  $50  $70
ACDA College Student Member  $25  $35
Non-Music Spouse/Partner (no music included)  $50  $70
1 Day member  $50  $50
1 Day retired  $25  $25
Chicago Public School Teacher  $0  $0

 

Note: After you have completed the online registration form linked above, it is preferred that you pay the registration fee online via CREDIT CARD or PAYPAL. If you need to pay by CHECK, please complete the registration form and mail a check made payable to IL-ACDA to: Paul Nielsen, 93 Railroad Ave, Grayslake IL 60030.

CONFERENCE LOCATION

DePaul University
Lincoln Park Campus
804 W Belden Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

HOTEL INFORMATION

There is not a designated convention hotel; however, Depaul University recommends a number of hotels in the area that offer discounts for those who attend University events. Click here for more information.

PARKING INFORMATION

Attendees are responsible for their own parking. There is a parking garage located at 2316 N. Lincoln Ave near the convention venue. 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (PD) HOURS

IL-ACDA will partner with the Illinois Music Education Association again to provide Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) Professional Development hours. You will need to check-in and check out each day to receive your official credit. We will post a QR code at the Conference each day and you will sign in with your phone or log into the website with a laptop.  You will also need to complete the required ISBE evaluation on Saturday before you leave. Assistance will be provided at the Conference as needed. Contact Laura Coster at laura.coster@sbcglobal.net if you have questions.