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All Are Welcome!!

WELCOME – 2022

All Are Welcome!!

I am very excited to welcome you to the 2022 ACDA-Minnesota State Conference!

Come join your fellow choral colleagues to learn, listen, and share ideas.  This year’s conference offers one of the most diverse programs we have ever offered! 16 choirs representing every region of the state are slated to perform. Choirs include singers of all ages from elementary to senior adults.

We are proud to welcome the return of […]


Star of the North High School Choral Festival

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 7:25-9:10 PM

St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church

900 Stillwater Road

Mahtomedi MN

High school students from Apple Valley, Shakopee, St. Micheal-Albertville, and Sartell will perform individually and together in a performance conducted by Lynne Gackle. Please join us at this festival performance as we celebrate outstanding achievements of these young singers.

Note to ACDA-MN Members: As a State Conference registrant, this concert is included in […]

F. Melius Christiansen 151st Anniversary Concerts

F. Melius Christiansen 151st Anniversary Concerts

Special Post-Conference Performance

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2:00 & 6:30 PM


Friday, November 19, 9:00-9:50 AM

Richard Carrick

College of St. Scholastica
Duluth, Minnesota

Dr. Richard Carrick (He/Him) is the Director of Choral Activities at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota where he conducts ensembles and teaches conducting, choral methods, and vocal pedagogy. Richard earned a DMA in Choral Conducting at the University of Washington, a M.M. in Choral Conducting from the University of Oregon, a B.A. in Music from California Polytechnic State University, and holds a Minnesota K-12 music […]



The Concert Choir of the Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs strives to take treble choral singing to the highest level.  Each week, the singers work on vocal technique as well as note-learning, ensemble singing, and communicating emotion through music. Members include middle school singers in grades 6 – 8 from communities and schools all over the Twin Cities metro area.  Founded in 1980, the Angelica Cantanti Youth Choir program […]



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 9:00-11:40 AM

The Great Hall Building

Students from our Minnesota colleges and universities are invited to attend and participate in a relevant weekend of concert performances and interest sessions that will further engage and enlighten their preparation and anticipation of teaching in the vocal music classroom. Students are invited to attend any scheduled session, but three Friday morning sessions will be geared especially for you as featured below!

Following these sessions, you will be invited to […]