The Gala Concert is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and will be Friday, October 6, 2023 at 7pm at the Cathedral of the Rockies.

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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


Tried and True Middle School Gems- Tenor Bass Voicing

Whether you have a dedicated middle school TB ensemble, or you do 1 song with those changing voices, there is so much great repertoire out there for these voice types. As with anything at this level, don’t be afraid to modify, simplify, or augment to make it work for your students.

Getting into Treble: Paul Laurence Dunbar

Happy New Year, treble choir enthusiasts! Have you ever programmed a concert around the texts of a single poet? Today’s post is centered around some treble choir settings of the poet Paul Laurence Dunbar.

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.