GMU ACDA Chapter

GMU ACDA Chapter This is the official page for the George Mason University Student chapter of ACDA. The mission of the American Choral Directors Association is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition, and advocacy.

10/11/2020
09/01/2020
08/25/2020

An amazing start to the semester with our first meeting on Zoom! We are looking forward to an amazing school year and though we are not on campus, we still are offering many fun ways to get involved with GMU ACDA this school year! Keep your eyes peeled for information about our upcoming events!!!

05/18/2020
George Mason University Chorale

Here are representatives of our awesome Mason Alumni Choir
thanks to all of you from Germany to LA and in between!!

"Home" From The Wiz

Join us for my new livestream for music educators!
04/01/2020

Join us for my new livestream for music educators!

Friday, April 3 at 12:30 PM EST I will be starting a new Facebook Livestream for Music Educators entitled Music Education: From Conducting to Computers
Join me for a weekly livestream to assist educators each week with 5 tips for success. Topic areas for the first week include online teaching tips and exercises for breathing and body relaxation. As a professor of choral music education at George Mason University, my students have asked for open access to learning new material during COVID 19. Please join me! All are welcome.

University Chorale – GMU Music
04/17/2019
University Chorale – GMU Music

University Chorale – GMU Music

The University Chorale, a choir of 80-100 singers, performs a wide variety of music each semester ranging from classical styles to multi-cultural works and popular music. This ensemble is open to music majors and non-majors by audition. The University Chorale is comprised of students from over twent...

04/09/2019
GMU Choirs

Dawn Anderson Kelley here is our promo bring your friends!!!

If you LOVE Broadway music, then come to our Broadway Showcase on April.13.2019.
Mason Students can pick up 2 FREE tickets at the CFA box office. General public may buy your tickets at https://cfa.gmu.edu or at the box office!

My name is Ross Hedlund, I'm a junior Music Education major with an emphasis in choir and voice. I currently serve as th...
12/12/2018

My name is Ross Hedlund, I'm a junior Music Education major with an emphasis in choir and voice. I currently serve as the Social media chair for ACDA. I enjoy teaching, learning, and performing music and I am very excited for the trips GMU Choirs have planned for the Spring. When I am not singing, I love spending time with my dogs and my family.

I am Jared Marshall and I am a junior vocal music education major here at GMU. I currently serve as the secretary of our...
12/05/2018

I am Jared Marshall and I am a junior vocal music education major here at GMU. I currently serve as the secretary of our ACDA chapter and the School of Music’s choral librarian. I look forward to traveling to Kenya and Cologne, Germany with the University Chorale and Soundcheque ensembles in the Spring 2019 semester. I enjoy listening to Romantic piano concertos and brownies from Panera.

11/29/2018

Make sure you check out the GMU Lab Choir concert tomorrow in the choir room at 11:50! Some of our members will be performing and conducting. We'll see you there!

I am Brian Nguyen and I am a senior vocal education major. I am currently the ACDA Treasurer for George Mason University...
11/29/2018

I am Brian Nguyen and I am a senior vocal education major. I am currently the ACDA Treasurer for George Mason University’s chapter. I am looking forward to all of the international studies that will be happening this year such as Germany and Africa. Some of my favorite things include going to cafes and having a nice cup of tea. ☕️

My name is Taisha Estrada, and I am a second semester transfer student of the GMU Music Education program (with choral e...
11/22/2018

My name is Taisha Estrada, and I am a second semester transfer student of the GMU Music Education program (with choral emphasis). I am currently the Vice President of ACDA. My favorite thing about the music program here is that I am able to study both Classical and Jazz, and I look forward to continue performing and teaching both styles.

Over the next few days we will be introducing members of our executive board. First let's meet our president!My name is ...
11/17/2018

Over the next few days we will be introducing members of our executive board. First let's meet our president!
My name is Alexis Neff and I am a third year music education major. I currently serve as the president of our ACDA student chapter here at GMU. I plan to travel to Africa and Germany in Spring 2019 with Univeristy Chorale and Soundcheque. Some of my favorite things include thrifting and listening to the "Your Favorite Coffeehouse" playlist on Spotify.

ACDA is so excited for University Singers and University Chorale's concert tomorrow night at 7:30. The concert will be i...
10/15/2018

ACDA is so excited for University Singers and University Chorale's concert tomorrow night at 7:30. The concert will be in Schlesinger Hall at NOVA's Alexandria Campus. It will be a great program and we hope to see you there!

10/10/2018
GMU Choirs

GMU Choirs

You are invited to our concerts please share this widely!

10/10/2018
GMU Choirs

We are so excited for our first concert! Mark your calendars for next Tuesday the 16th!

You are invited to our concerts please share this widely!

We had a blast at our choir retreat! Good luck to everyone performing in Arts by George on Saturday!
09/25/2018

We had a blast at our choir retreat! Good luck to everyone performing in Arts by George on Saturday!

We had a great first meeting with ACDA! We are so excited for all of our events this upcoming year. ACDA wishes everyone...
09/11/2018

We had a great first meeting with ACDA! We are so excited for all of our events this upcoming year. ACDA wishes everyone a great semester!

09/10/2018

We just had our first meeting SO EXCITED TO BE YOUR ADVISOR!

The ACDA Board is thrilled to have everyone back at GMU! Please come join us at Smus-a-palooza on Friday, August 31st at...
08/29/2018

The ACDA Board is thrilled to have everyone back at GMU! Please come join us at Smus-a-palooza on Friday, August 31st at 12:30 outside of the PAB. There will be pizza!!

07/06/2018

We are SO excited for the ACDA Voices United Conference in August!! It always gets me pumped up and ready to jump into the school year with new ideas, repertoire, and teaching techniques! This awesome 3 day event will be held at GMU on August 2 - 4. Watch our video for more info and then head over to www.ACDAVoicesUnited.com to register! Feel free to message Purev or I (Sara)if you have any questions or just want to chat about the conference! 😊

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our fundraiser yesterday!
02/03/2018

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our fundraiser yesterday!

GMU ACDA Chapter
02/03/2018

GMU ACDA Chapter

GMU ACDA take a look at the post below and join!https://www.facebook.com/groups/147922347022/permalink/10155207669097023...
01/25/2018
Meredith

GMU ACDA take a look at the post below and join!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/147922347022/permalink/10155207669097023/

Are you a student or know a choral student teacher-conductor? Come on over to our corner of the Facebook! I'll be posting videos from Radford University's Choral Literature course and keeping folks up to date about opportunities available to students around the commonwealth.

12/12/2017

Last meeting of the semester tomorrow at 12:30! Meet in the pab lobby, come out and have a pizza lunch with us 😁

GMU ACDA Chapter's cover photo
11/26/2017

GMU ACDA Chapter's cover photo

GMU ACDA Chapter's cover photo
10/05/2017

GMU ACDA Chapter's cover photo

GMU ACDA Chapter's cover photo
10/05/2017

GMU ACDA Chapter's cover photo

09/28/2017

First meeting of the semester today at 4:30 in the music office conference room!

Join us for information doughnuts and singing!

Email [email protected] if you can't make it and want more info.

08/04/2017

Here are some clips from the seminars, music reading sessions, and rehearsals during the first two days of the Voices United Conference!😊🎶🎼

Mason alum having a blast with the Kazoo Koncerto at voices united!
08/04/2017

Mason alum having a blast with the Kazoo Koncerto at voices united!

Support our friends in NAfME this week! 😊
03/29/2016

Support our friends in NAfME this week! 😊

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4400 University Dr MSN 3E3
Fairfax, VA
22030

General information

Executive Team: President: Jamie Blum President-Elect: Stephanie Rivers Secretary: Ocie S. Banks Treasurer: Kristin LaCherra Historian: John Kim

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Join me tomorrow friends for Week 2 of tips for Music Educators. All are Welcome!