Bruce W. Becker has served ACDA-MN as Executive Director since 2009, and served in various ACDA-MN leadership roles since 1976. In addition to his ACDA-MN duties, he is Director of Music at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Burnsville.
The annual statewide elections yielded the following results to fill expired leadership positions within the organization over the next several years. They begin their duties on July 1, 2016. State Secretary (two year term): Gillian Teoh-Berbee, Lake Middle School-Woodbury Metro West District Chair (three year term): Jeff Dahl, Wayzata High School Northeast District Chair (three year term): Jerome Upton, Duluth East High School Southwest District Chair (three year term): Seana Graber, Luverne Public Schools …. Read More
For over forty years, the Star of the North state newsletter has been an integral communication tool of the ACDA-MN state organization. From the first issue in 1972, which was written, typed, mimeographed, stamped and mailed by Wayne Kivell who served the dual roles of state president and editor, to our new 21st century exclusive …. Read More
Ever since his student singing days at Alexandria High School with legendary Minnesota choral director Murrae Freng, and his years performing with the Concordia College Choir under the direction of Paul J. Christiansen, choral music has defined and enriched Bob “B.J.” Johnson’s life and career. For nearly four decades, Bob amassed an impressive list of contributions to not only St. Olaf’s …. Read More
The annual elections for ACDA-MN will be scheduled for March 1-11, and once again will utilize on-line technology for members to cast your vote. Positions are open for State Secretary (two year term), and three year terms for district chair positions in the Northeast, Southwest, and Metro West districts …. Read More