Dear ACDA Eastern Region Members,
deadline is just a few days away.
: Closes at midnight on Wednesday, Jan. 29!
The prices increase on January 30!
For those who can’t make up their mind yet!
One-day on site registration: $150 (Friday and Saturday)
I offer some more information about what is in store for attendees!
The wonderful Boston-based chamber choir,
will present a program entitled
“We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest.”
André de Quadros,
professor of music at Boston University and well-known peace and justice activist, has constructed a three-part program covering Women’s Oppression and Triumphs, Forced Migration, and Race and Incarceration in the U.S. The choir is excited to be bringing in a formerly incarcerated rapper to collaborate with throughout their final set.
American Spiritual Ensemble
will be highlighting the black experience in their concert titled,
“Every Time I Feel the Spirit.”
They will also appear in the worship event on Friday afternoon featuring spoken commentary by
author of the book
“In Their Own Words: Slave Life and the Power of Spirituals.”
, an Eastman graduate student, will provide music on the church’s Fisk organ. During the service, there will be a time of reflection and acknowledgement of ACDA Eastern Region members who have passed away in the last two years.
We are proud to award five collegiate scholarships from funds donated in honor of
(1918-2002) to help students attend the conference. The awardees are from five states!
, Ithaca College, from Kinnelon, NJ
, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
, Castleton University, from Orwell, VT
, Keene State College, from Buxton, ME
, Western Connecticut State University, from Fairfield, CT
If you advise an ACDA student chapter, let your students know about the
College Worker Program
where they can receive up to $100 to support their attendance at this wonderful conference. The opportunity to work behind the scenes is also very educational!
Rochester is very accessible by air or rail, and it only takes about 15 minutes to travel from the airport to our downtown location! Visit the ACDA East website to view the schedule and select your track!
Hope to see you in Rochester!