ACDA Publications

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

Click on the publication title to be directed to the resource. Two bodies in ACDA are charged with overseeing the publication of materials from ACDA: The Choral Journal Editorial Board and the Research & Publications Committee.

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

International Journal of Research in Choral Singing

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

Contact Terry Barham with questions:

 ACDA Archives Series 

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 through Hinshaw Music (release dates t.b.d.).

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

Studies in Choral Music Series

The Studies in Choral Music Series presents authored and edited books on choral music topics. Books are published through a partnership with Hinshaw Music, revitalizing a long history of collaborations that include the publication of Lawrence Schenbeck’sJoseph Haydn and the Classical Choral Tradition and Joan Conlon’s Performing Monteverdi: A Conductor’s Guide. A call for proposals is at

Historical Works Series

The Historical Works Series presented new editions of historical works either in collections for study and analysis or individual octavos for ensemble performance. Music is published through a partnership with Hinshaw Music. First publications in the series are yet to be released. A call for proposals is at

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.