2021 Conference Schedule

All events and times are subject to change

Start Time End Time Event Location / Instructor
FRIDAY OCTOBER 8
12:00 PM 5:00 PM Registration/Exhibits Open

Christ Baptist Church Lobby
Presiders: Beverly Alt, Treasurer and Chelsea Huber, Secretary

1:00 PM 2:30 PM Opening of Conference-We Rise, We Sing: our Vision Unfolding

Sanctuary
Presiders: Jeremy Tucker, President

   

HBCU Collaborative Performance featuring Maestra D’Walla Simmons-Burke conducting Lift Every Voice arr. Carter. Interactive components including reading session opportunities with Marshall Butler, Gerald Knight & José Rivera

Click here to access the virtual reading session booklet.

Click here to view the program.

 
2:45 PM 3:45 PM

Conducting Competition Finalist Masterclass with Dr. Eugene Rogers featuring EXIGENCE: A Sphinx Vocal Ensemble

Daniel Lowman, Wingate University

Amadou Diallo from Seven Last Words of the Unarmed by Joel Thompson
Where I am From from Lifesmithing by Roshanne Etezady

Mason Walker, Appalachian State University

Ave Maria by Heitor Villa Lobos
Hallelujah from the Mount of Olives by Ludwig van Beethoven

Marguerite Hemedinger,
Eastern Carolina University

Holding Our Breath by Carlos Cordero
Ave Maria by Heitor Villa Lobos

Choral Suite
Presider: Nana Wolfe Hill, Diversity Initiatives Co-Chair

Dr. Eugene Rogers

2:45 PM 3:40 PM Interest Session Fellowship Hall
Presider: Heather Copley, Interest Session Chair
    REBUILDING Session 1: “Why They Come and Why They Stay” Steven Olson
3:50 PM 4:45 PM Interest Session

Fellowship Hall
Presider: Paul Anderson, Membership Co-Chair

    REBUILDING Session 2: “Reconnecting the Ensemble and Conductor” Dr. Meg Stohlmann
5:00 PM 7:15 PM Hotel Check-in/Dinner Break  
7:30 PM   Evening Concert Session Christ Baptist Church
Presider: Jeremy Tucker, President
Doors Open at 7:00pm  

“A Vision Unfolding” hope, perseverance and equality of all people

*Inaugural Richard Cox Award Presentation

 
   

Click here for the NC Master Chorale Program

North Carolina Master Chorale, Dr. Al Sturgis, Conductor
    Click here for the Exigence Program EXIGENCE: A Sphinx Vocal Ensemble, Dr. Eugene Rogers, conductor
    *This concert will be free and open to the public with a suggested $20 donation.  
9:00 PM  

Beer Choir

Click here for this year's "Beer Hymnal"!

DoubleTree Hotel Patio
Presider: Andy Roby, Past President

Dr. Meg Stohlmann

SATURDAY OCTOBER 9
8:30 AM 11:00 AM Registration Open

Christ Baptist Church Lobby
Presiders: Beverly Alt, Treasurer and Chelsea Huber, Secretary

8:30 AM 9:00 AM Coffee Bar/Breakfast ("Grab and Go" Outside) and Exhibits

Outside of Lobby
Presider: Allen Botwick, Website 
Liaison

8:30 AM 2:30 PM Exhibits are Open
(*Mollard Baton Drawing to one attendee that attends this session*)
Presider: Justin Smith, Exhibits Chair
9:00 AM 9:45 AM Interest Session Fellowship Hall
Presider: Jose Rivera, President Elect
    REBUILDING Session 3: “Rebuilding Your Dream Sound”

Dr. Jami Rhodes
Adam Ward, Accompanist

9:55 AM 10:40 AM Interest Session Fellowship Hall
Presider: Allen Botwick, Website 
Liaison
    REBUILDING Session 4: “Preparation without Trepidation!” Bethany Jennings
9:30 AM 10:30 AM

Conducting Finalist Masterclass featuring EXIGENCE: A Sphinx Vocal Ensemble

David Chong, UNC at Greensboro

Ave Maria by Heitor Villa Lobos
Hallelujah from The Mount of Olives by Ludwig van Beethoven

Tommy Tran, Wingate University

Amadou Diallo from Seven Last Words of the Unarmed by Joel Thompson
Where I Am From from Lifesmithing by Roshanne Etezady

Choral Suite
Presider: Aaron Brown, Diversity Initiatives Co-Chair

Dr. Eugene Rogers

       
10:45 AM 11:45 AM Reading Session (Let's Sing After a Pandemic!)

Fellowship Hall
Presider: Bethany Jennings, Repertoire and Resources Chair

Micah Brewer
Adam Ward, Accompanist

12:00 PM 1:20 PM Lunch on your own Click here for a list of local restaurants!
    Collegiate Members Lunch with Exigence  
1:30 PM 2:40 PM Programming with Awareness: Choral Music and Cultural Appropriation

Fellowship Hall
Presider: Wendy Looker, Immediate Past President

Dr. Eugene Rogers

2:50 PM 5:00 PM Closing Concert Session Christ Baptist Church
Presider: Meg Stohlmann, Performing Choirs Chair
       
3:30 PM 4:55 PM

Selected Performing Choirs
*Conducting Competition Announcement

 
       
   

Harmonics of Apex Friendship High School
SSAA High School Choir

Click here for the program!

Canción de los Tsáchilas – Michael Sample Publisher ID: AMP0837

We Remember Them. – Susan LaBarr (commissioned)

One by One – Diane L Clayton. Zinzto publishing company

Conducted by Sarita Gustely
       
   

Royal Voices of Charlotte 
SATB Collegiate Choir

Epitaph for Moonlight - R. Murray Schafer (1933-2021)

Universal Edition, UE 15 573

No Time - camp meeting song, arr. Susan Brumfeld

Colla Voce, HL08745373 

The Singers (World Premiere) - Music by Zach Zubow (b.1984), Words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)

Composer Manuscript

Let the River Run - Carly Simon, arr. Craig Hella Johnson

Hal Leonard, HL8754596

 

Conducted by Dr. Justin Smith

Yu-Ling Chen, Accompanist

       
   
Virtual Choir Performance:
Women’s Voices Chorus
SSAA Community Choir
 

"Snow Angel":  https://youtu.be/9puiDFkDroM

  1. Prologue First Angel
  2. Creatures of Light Second Angel
  3. God Will Give Orders
  4. Sweet Child Third and First Angels
  5. Snow Angel

Words and Music by Sarah Quartel and Narration by Lisa Helps

Laura Sam, Artistic Director Deborah Lee Hollis, Piano Debbie Davis, Cello

Laura Sam, Audio/Video Design and Editing

       
    East Carolina University Chamber Singers Conducted by Dr. James Franklin
   

SATB Collegiate Choir

Pulchra es 
Jaakko Mantyjarvi
Sulasol

Geistliches Lied, Op. 30
Johannes Brahms
Carus

Gloria from Missa Brevis in F, K. 192
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Carus

Silence in Music
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Oxford

Land of Our Birth
from "A Song of Thanksgiving"
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Oxford

She's Like the Swallow
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Oxford

Otche Nash from "Drei geistliche Gesange"
Alfred Schnittke
Sikorski

The Lord Bless You and Keep You
Peter Lutkin
cpdl

 
5:00 PM   End of Conference  
5:30 PM 7:00 PM NC ACDA Board Dinner Meeting(with 2021 Conference Committee and R&R leaders) Christ Baptist Church
Presider: Jeremy Tucker, President