The mission of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) is to inspire excellence
in choral music through education, performance, composition, and advocacy. The ACDA
student chapter at Towson University offers students valuable resources for honing
skills which will aid in their preparation as future choral educators. Through the
student chapter, students will have the opportunity to work with nationally recognized
choral scholars, conductors, and educators, as well as participate in clinics, workshops,
and conferences where they will meet and network with current professionals in the
field as well with future colleagues across the nation. Chapter benefits also include
repertoire reading sessions as well as community outreach events. For more information
about the ACDA student chapter at Towson University, please contact Dr. Arian Khaefi
at akhaefi AT_TOWSON.
The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is the largest professional music education organization in the world. The collegiate chapter at Towson University strives to provide valuable field experience as well as other techniques and methods necessary to prepare students for a career in music education, while providing contacts and references in the field. Towson's NAfME Collegiate chapter serves to provide a supportive network and open forum for undergraduate and graduate students, where future and current music educators are given opportunities to grow professionally through workshops, conferences, publications, and other sources. If you are interested in joining NAfME, please contact Dr. Evans at kevans AT_TOWSON.
Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Fraternity for College band members, is an organization operating exclusively in the field of college and university bands, and for the following several purposes: to promote the existence and welfare of the college and university bands and to cultivate at large a wholesome respect for their activities and achievements; to honor outstanding band members through the privilege of membership extended as a reward for technical achievement and appreciation for the best in music; to stimulate campus leadership and promulgate an uncompromising respect through the medium of the college band for gracious conduct, good taste, and unswerving loyalty; to foster a close relationship between college bands and promote a high average of attainment by the performance of good music and the selection for worthwhile projects; to promote a pleasant and helpful social experience for all engaged in college band work and to cooperate with other music organizations in any manner consistent with the purposes of the institutions at which chapters are located. For additional information, contact Dr. Cicconi, Iota Delta chapter advisor.
Tau Beta Sigma, National Honorary Sorority for members of the college band, is an organization operating exclusively in the field of the college and university bands, for the following purposes:
Eta Sigma’s chapter of Tau Beta Sigma mission is to provide exceptional service to collegiate bands and promote equality and diversity, including empowering women in the band profession. We cultivate leadership, educational achievement, music appreciation and community development. Please consider joining our growing chapter if you have an interest in band and service. For additional information, contact Mr. Miliauskas, chapter sponsor at jmiliauskas AT_TOWSON and/or Tau Beta Sigma: Eta Sigma.