July 7, 2011
11-117

Malynda Dorsey
Communications Specialist

VSU Chamber Singers to Perform at ACDA Conference

 

VALDOSTA -- The Valdosta State University Chamber Singers have been invited to perform at the 2012 Southern Division American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Conference in Winston-Salem, NC. The conference will be held Feb. 29 to March 3, 2012.

More than 100 choral groups throughout the southern division auditioned to perform at the conference. The Chamber Singers were among 18 choirs selected.

“I’m so excited to show everyone in the region what a great music program we have at VSU,” said Dr. Paul Neal, director of choral activities.

ACDA is a non-profit music education organization that promotes choral music performance, teaching, composition and research. The organization holds state, division and national conferences that feature concert performances and allow members to develop their choral skills. The southern division of ACDA includes 11 states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolinas, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

The VSU Chamber Singers is an elite choral group at VSU and performs the highest level of choral music. The ensemble tours throughout Georgia annually and internationally every three years. It is open to any VSU student through audition only.

For more information about the VSU Chamber Singers, visit http://www.valdosta.edu/music/voice/con_choir.shtml .