Thursday, August 7
Centrum • Knutson Campus Center
Concordia College


2013 ACE Award Recipients (Advocate for Choral Excellence) Award Recipients:

Front Row: Barbara Baldrica, NE District; Lori
Sager, ME District; Mary Davis, SE District
Back Row: Gordon Orde, SW District; James
Kent, NW District; William White, Central District;
Not Pictured: Roger Hoel, MW District


Once again this summer, we will enjoy a special ACDA-MN community event with an on-campus banquet to recognize our outgoing state leadership.  In addition, we will acknowledge the significant contributions of seven ACE (Advocate for Choral Excellence) recipients from each district in the state.

A sumptuous plated banquet menu has been selected and will be prepared in the “Cobber” classic grand style by Concordia Catering:

*Tossed Salad with Dressing
*Chicken Breast Veronique
Cracker Crusted Freekeh Wheat Patty (vegetarian entree)
*Basmati and Wild Rice Blend
*Grand Riveria Vegetable Medley
Assorted Artisan Dinnner Rolls
Choice of Raspberry Tart or Norwegian Almond Caramel Cake

(*) gluten free offering

Outgoing State Leaders:

Elizabeth Shepley

Southeast District Chair


Kathy Pauls

Central District Chair



Philip Brown

R&S Coordinator


Steven Deitz

R&S Chair for High School Choirs


Aaron Carpenter

R&S Chair for Boys’ Choirs


Sue Gilsdorf

R&S Chair for Middle Level/Junior High School Choirs


Karla Miller

R&S Chair for Community (2 Year) College Choirs