American Choral Directors Association

ACDA Publications

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Members and nonmembers are welcome to submit articles for any of the following publications.

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ACDA's official publication is published monthly. It is distributed to all current members and library subscribers. Available only to members and subscribers.

View Choral Journal archives by clicking HERE (members only) to choose the issue you would like to view.
View Choral Journal submission guidelines by clicking HERE.
View Choral Journal style guide by clicking HERE.

Contact Amanda Bumgarner with questions: or (405) 232-8161 ex. 205

IJRCS is ACDA's scientific research journal.  Published exclusively in an online format, it offers refereed research reports that advance knowledge and practice in choral music. Available to members and nonmembers.

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Contact James Daugherty with questions:

Contains practical teaching ideas for today's music educator. Available exclusively in an online format to members and subscribers.

Contact Terry Barham with questions:

Each of ACDA's seven regional divisions publishes a print or online newsletter. These newsletters are sent to those members whose primary mailing address is in the respective division

State Chapter Newsletters

Many of ACDA's state chapters publish a print or online newsletter. Information about advertising space and rates may be obtained by contacting the editor of the state's newsletter.


ACDA has published seventeen scholarly volumes that cover a wide range of choral music topics ranging from performance practice to literature performed at ACDA conferences. They are available for purchase online.

Two bodies in ACDA are charged with overseeing the publication of materials from the Association: The Choral Journal Editorial Board and the Research & Publications Committee.