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APPLICATION FOR CHORAL PERFORMANCE
ACDA-PA Fall Choral Conference
Selinsgrove, PA
November 10 & 11, 2017
Susquehanna University

ELIGIBILITY:
• Conductor must be a current paid member of ACDA.
• Conductor must have been employed in the same position for the 2016-17 and 2015-16 school/calendar years.
• Conductor must have conducted the auditioning ensemble for the 2016-17 and 2015-16 school/calendar years.
• Choir must be available to perform on Saturday, November 11, 2017.
• ACDA-PA assumes no financial responsibility for performer travel, food, and lodging.
• By submitting an application to perform, if chosen, you automatically consent to being audio and video recorded with no financial compensation from ACDA-PA or the recording company.

AUDIO CD REQUIREMENTS:
• Please submit one AUDIO CD customized to the audition requirements. Show choir applications must include both an AUDIO CD and a VIDEO DVD.
• The recording should be no longer than 10-15 minutes in length and must include three contrasting selections, two of which must be from the 2016-17 season.
• Recordings must be of live performances. Professional/studio recordings are unacceptable.
• IMPORTANT: Do not place ensemble name, conductor name, performer names, institution, or repertoire selections on the CD/DVD. Instead, place the name of the ensemble, conductor and institution on the envelope containing the audition materials.

AUDITION SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
• Include a photocopy of one concert program for each piece represented on the application CD/DVD. Please photocopy the program pages that include the concert date and the repertoire page.
• Please include two copies of the ensemble’s biography and two copies of the conductor’s biography. Each biography should be up to a maximum of 100 words. You will be asked to submit photographs upon acceptance.
• An application fee of $15 must accompany the submission. Please make your check payable to ACDA-PA.

SCHEDULE:
• August 1, 2017 - Postmark deadline for mailing to Auditioned Choirs Co-Chairs.
• August 15, 2017 - Executive selection committee convenes for final screening.
• August 16, 2017 - Invitations extended to choirs. All notification will be sent via email.

Complete the online application form THEN…

MAIL THE FOLLOWING VIA USPS:
• Audition CD/DVD
• Proposed concert program (Program must be no more than 25 minutes including entrance, exit and applause.)
• Photocopies of programs
• Check for $15 application fee payable to ACDA-PA
• Ensemble and conductor biographies
• Completed Choral Performance Agreement Form

MAIL MATERIALS TO:
Dr. Matthew P. Fritz
ACDA-PA Vice President
701 Spring Garden Street
Elizabethtown, PA 17022