Mission Statement

Arizona Chapter of American Choral Directors Association

Our mission is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, collaboration, advocacy and performance in our state.

Core Values:  Artistry, Community, Excellence, Inspiration, Innovation, Legacy, Renewal, Support

We pursue these goals by engaging in activities grounded in our twelve purpose statements, which are as follows:

  • To foster and promote choral singing
  • To support and connect conductors through educational, musical and professional development opportunities
  • To retain and grow an active and engaged membership
  • To reach and serve new and more diverse populations, including underserved communities in our state
  • To foster the next generation of choral musicians by providing opportunities, experiences and mentorship
  • To honor and recognize our history, tradition and legacy
  • To be innovative, reflective, relevant and communicative in meeting the needs of our membership
  • To develop, support, connect and strengthen singing communities and to collaborate with other choral organizations in the state
  • To increase awareness and visibility of AzACDA throughout the state
  • To have a strong presence at and connection with the divisional and national levels of ACDA
  • To disseminate professional news and information about choral music
  • To provide models of excellence in performance, education and scholarship that inspire and edify