The American Choral Directors Association counts as primary to its mission the encouragement of new composition.  Central to that are the works produced under the auspices of the Raymond W. Brock Memorial Choral Commission

ACDA is honored that Pulitzer Prize honoree Steven Stucky has composed the latest work in the Brock Series.  His composition, Take Him, Earth (for chorus and nine instruments) will be premiered by choruses from the United States Military during the 2013 ACDA National Conference in Dallas.

"Through our dedication to contemporary choral composition, and through endowment gifts of our members, we are able to live out our mission and purpose of inspiring new and excellent choral composition," said Tim Sharp, ACDA's Executive Director.   READ THE FULL ARTICLE.