Fall 2022 Conference resources and recap now available!

What’s happening


What is IDACDA?

About us

IDACDA is the Idaho Chapter of the American Choral Directors Association. The mission of ACDA is to inspire excellence and nurture lifelong involvement in choral music for everyone through education, performance, composition and advocacy. We do this by creating powerful artistic experiences and advocating cultural and educational change so that we might transform people’s lives.

A national organization

Founded in 1959, the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) is a nonprofit music-education organization whose central purpose is to promote excellence in choral music through performance, composition, publication, research, and …

Where Idaho fits

ACDA is divided into seven geographic regions and fifty state chapters. National conventions are held in February or March of odd numbered years and divisional conventions take place during the …

Inclusion Statement

Black Lives Matter.  Black Music Matters. Idaho ACDA believes music-making and choral music is a universal human experience and that choral music and education should be inclusive and equitable for …

Collegial Counsel


2023 IMEA Choral Reading Session

56 titles for treble voices, TB voices, and mixed ensembles compiled and presented by Sidney Hudson at the 2023 IMEA Choral Reading Session. Click through for demo recordings and links to publishers.

What we’re hearing from your Seniors

Over the past few years, we have observed several consistent habits in the voices of incoming college freshmen. With the backdrop of vocology, Annie Powell and Grant Farmer have been developing methods to employ in group voice settings to help build strong, healthy voice habits.

Watch a live stream of Friday night’s Gala Concert

With performances by Idaho State University, directed by Dr. Scott Anderson; Boise State University, directed by Dr. C. Michael Porter; and the IDACDA Invitational Conference Choir, directed by headliner Maria Guinand.

Download the Beer Choir Hymnal

Join us at the White Dog Brewery (705 W. Fulton Street, Boise, ID 83702) on Thursday night for our annual Beer Choir. This is a fun social event where you purchase the beverage of your choice (they have beer, wine, cider and a variety of non-alcoholic options!) and we sing fun songs from the Beer Choir Hymnal.