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2023 National ACDA Conference

Booth 522

Welcome to the MusicSpoke home for all things ACDA 2023!

Reading Sessions - In Person

MusicSpoke has 2 in person reading sessions at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati. Click below for reading session packets.

Wednesday, February 22 at 5pm 
Charles Bruffy, Conductor

Thursday, February 23 at 12 pm
Tom Shelton, Conductor
Derrick Fox, Conductor

Reading Sessions - Virtual

We also have several virtual reading sessions for you to peruse at your leisure. Click here to view them.

MusicSpoke pieces featured on concerts and reading sessions

2023 National ACDA SSAA Reading Session

Fecit Potentiam – Nicola Porpora / Kristina MacMullen

In Her Image – Katerina Gimon

They May Tell You – Andrea Ramsey

2023 National ACDA TTBB Reading Session

For My Brother – Andrea Ramsey

2023 National ACDA Community Reading Session

Saturn’s Embrace – David Von Kampen

2023 National ACDA Music in Worship Reading Session

Draw Us Near – Joel Thompson

2023 National ACDA Children & Community Youth Reading Session

Kuumba (Creativity) – Zanaida Robles

A Little Song of Life – Reginald Unterseher

O Sister – Kathleen Allan

Mirabai interest session | Sandra Snow, Conductor

Suffrage Cantata – Andrea Ramsey

No Fairy Tale Here – Zanaida Robles

iSing Silicon Valley | Jennah Delp Somers, Conductor

Monstra te esse matrem – Kile Smith

John P. Stevens High School | Matthew Chi Lee, Conductor

The New Colossus – Saunder Choi

Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy | Joel Duarte, Conductor

the warrior – J Reese Norris

The Seven Last Words of the Unarmed – Joel Thompson

1941 – Andrea Ramsey

Mt. San Antonio College Chamber Singers | Bruce Rogers, Conductor

Ayúdame – Carlos Cordero

Nashville School of the Arts Cantabile | Trey Jacobs, Conductor

No Fairy Tale Here – Zanaida Robles

The University of Akron Chamber Choir | Marie Bucoy-Calavan, Conductor

The New Colossus – Saunder Choi

Junior High/Middle School Honor Choir Concert | Andrea Ramsey, Conductor

Raise Your Voice in Song – Derrick Fox

Imaginary Creatures – Andrea Ramsey

Hope Lingers On – Lissa Schneckenburger/Andrea Ramsey

Why Not? – Nathan Howe

MusicSpoke Reading Session | Charles Bruffy, Conductor

O Vos Omnes – Andrea Ramsey

More Waters Rising – Saunder Choi

I Will Go – Jeffrey Derus

O Virtus Sapientiae – Katarina Gimon

O Radiant Love – Kurt Knecht

The Imaginary Garden – Marie-Claire Saindon

O Nata Lux – Sean Ivory

Shall We Gather at the River – Sarah Rimkus

Needful Gifts – James Eakin

Psalm 61 – Zanaida Robles

Life has Loveliness – John Muehleisen

MusicSpoke Reading Session

Tom Shelton, Conductor

A little song of Life – Reg Unterseher

Passing Dreams (Ukrainian Lullaby) – Tom Shelton

Peace in the Desert – Lee Kesselman

Wynken, Blynken, and Nod – Bradley Vogel

Measure Me Sky – Braeden Ayres

My Cage – J. Reese Norris

Derrick Fox, Conductor

Raise Your Voice in Song – Derrick Fox

Sikirileke/Koloi – Sabelo Mthembu

Epilogue: Why I Do Not Weep – Christopher Harris

You Can Fly – Brandon Williams

Keep Marchin’ – Raymond Wise



ACDA 2023 Program Book