Minnesota Choirs at North Central Conferences

ACDA North Central Division Conference

Minnesota Choirs and Directors

(1972 to present)

 

2016 - Sioux Falls, South Dakota - Bob Demaree, Conference Chair

 

Macalester College Concert Choir, St. Paul

Michael McCaghie, director

 

Partner's in Praise Girls' Choir, Twin Cities

Julia Fahey, director

 

Twin Ports Choral Project, Duluth

Bret Amundson, director

 

Hopkins High School Concert Choir, Hopkins

Philip Brown, director

 

9th Grade Women's Choir,  South View Middle School, Edina

Amy Jo Cherner, director

 

 

2012 – Madison, Wisconsin – Aimee Beckmann-Collier, Conference Chair

 
Armstrong High School Concert Choir, Plymouth
Stephanie Trump, director
 
Stillwater High School Belle Chanter Women’s Chorus
Angela Mitchell, director
 
Great Northern Union – Twin Cities
Peter Benson, director
 
Magnum Chorum – Twin Cities
Christopher Aspaas, director
 
St. John’s Boy’s Choir – Collegeville
Andre-Louis Heywood, director
 
Minnesota State University-Mankato Concert Choir
David Dickau, director
 

 

2010 - Minneapolis, Minnesota  - Kevin Meidl, Conference Chair

 

Manitou Singers, St. Olaf College

Sigrid Johnson, director

 

University of Minnesota Singersm (Twin Cities)

Kathy Saltzman Romey & Matthew Mehaffey, directors

 

Blake Middle School Choristers

Daniel LeJeune, director

 

Bemidji High School A Cappella Choir

Christopher Fettig, director

 

The St. Olaf Choir, St. Olaf College

Anton Armstrong, director

 

Magnum Chorum

Christopher Aspaas, director

 

The Singers – Minnesota Choral Artists

Matthew Culloton, director

 

The Summer Singers

Vicki Peters, director

 

The National Lutheran Choir

David Cherwien, director

 

 

2008 - Fargo, North Dakota – Jo Ann Miller, Conference Chair

 

St. John’s University Men’s Chorus, Collegeville

Axel Theimer, director

 

Stillwater High School Belle Chanter Women’s Choir

Angela Mitchell, director

 

The Singers – Minnesota Choral Artists

Matthew Culloton, director

 

University of St. Thomas Chamber Singers, St. Paul

Angela Broeker, director

 

Lake Effect – University of Minnesota-Duluth

Tina Thielen-Gaffey, director

 

Duluth East High School Choraliers

Jerome Upton, director

 

Choral Arts Ensemble, Rochester

Michael Culloton, director

 

The Concordia Choir, Concordia College, Moorhead

Rene Clausen, director

 

Great Northern Union, Eagan

Peter Benson, director

 

 

2006 - Omaha, Nebraska – Gregory Carpenter, Conference Chair

 

Minnesota State University Concert Choir, Mankato

David C. Dickau, director

 

The National Lutheran Choir

David Cherwien, director

 

Minnesota Boychoir

Mark S. Johnson, director

 

Lyric Singers (Honors Choirs of SE Minnesota), Rochester

Shelly Winemiller, director

 

 

2004 - Sioux Falls, South Dakota - Bob Anderson, Conference Chair

 

Coon Rapids High School Concert Choir

Patrick Geiger, director

 

Minnetonka High School Treble Choir 

Paula Holmberg, director

 

The Northwestern College Choir, St. Paul

Timothy Sawyer, director

 

The Northwestern College Women’s Chorale, St. Paul

Mary Kay Geston, director

 

 

2002 - Des Moines, Iowa – Robert Youngquist, Conference Chair

 

Bemidji State University Chamber Singers and Choir

P. Bradley Logan, director

 

Cantus

 

Edina Chamber Chorale

Thomas J. Paulson, director

 

The Gustavus Choir, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter

Gregory J. Aune, director

 

High School Honors Concert Choir, Rochester

Rick Kvam, director

 

 

2000 - Madison, Wisconsin – Steven O. Boehlke, Conference Chair

 

Bemidji High School A Cappella Choir

Christopher Fettig, director

 

Anoka High School Concert Choir

Bruce Phelps, director

 

Manitou Singers, St. Olaf College, Northfield

Sigrid Johnson, director

 

Northwestern College Choir, St. Paul

Timothy Sawyer, director

 

The Crystal Chorale, Crystal Evangelical Free Church, New Hope

Daniel Wagner, director

 

The Choir of Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, Edina

Dennis Jewett, director

 

 

1998 - Minneapolis, Minnesota – Lauretta Graetz, Conference Chair

 

Apollo High School Concert and Chamber Choir

Robert Sieving, director

 

Armstrong High School Chamber Singers, Plymouth

Dennis Jewett, director

 

Bemidji Choir and Chamber Singers, Bemidji State University

Paul Brandvik, director

Brainerd High School A Cappella Choir

Michael Smith, director

 

Carleton Chamber Choir, Carleton College, Northfield

Lawrence Burnett, director

 

Dale Warland Singers

Dale Warland Symphonic Chorus

Dale Warland, director

 

District 281 All-District Children’s Choir, Robbinsdale

Norma Hammer, director

 

Edina High School Men’s Chorus

Robert Peterson, director

 

Magnum Chorum

David C. Dickau, director

 

Metropolitan Boy’s Choir, Minneapolis

Bea Hasselman, director

 

Minnesota Chorale

Kathy Saltzman Romey, director

 

The National Lutheran Choir

Larry Fleming, director

 

North Hennepin Community College Concert Choir

Karla Miller, director

 

Plymouth Music Series Ensemble Singers

Philip Brunelle, director

 

Ridgewater Community College Concert Choir

Darcy Lease Gubrud, director

 

Shattuck St. Mary’s High School Elements of Sound, Faribault

James Ankney, director

 

St. Olaf Choir, St. Olaf College, Northfield

Anton Armstrong, director

 

The Concordia Choir, Concordia College, Moorhead

Rene Clausen, director

 

University of Minnesota University Singers, Duluth

Stan Wold, director

 

White Bear Lake High School Concert Choir

David Briggs, director

 

 

1996 - Lincoln, Nebraska – William Wyman, Conference Chair

 

Crystal Chorale, Crystal Evangelical Free Church, New Hope

Daniel Wagner, director

 

Northfield Youth Choir, Northfield

Cora Scholz, director

 

 

1994 – Rapid City, South Dakota – Stephen Parker, Conference Chair

 

Bach Society Motet Choir, Minneapolis

Paul Oakley, director

 

Now and Then Singers – Lakeville High School

Larry McCaghy, director

 

St. Olaf Cantorei, St. Olaf College, Northfield

John Ferguson, director

 

 

1992 – Des Moines, Iowa – Aimee Beckman-Collier, Conference Chair

 

The National Lutheran Choir, Minneapolis

Larry Fleming, director

 

Northwestern College Choir, St. Paul

Dennis Port, director

 

St. John’s University Men’s Chorus, Collegeville

Axel Theimer, director

 

Warland Cabaret Singers, Minneapolis

Jerry Rubino, director

 

St. John’s Boys’ Choir, Collegeville

Br. Paul Richards, director

 

 

1990 – Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Kay M. Hartzell, Conference Chair

 

Augsburg Choir, Augsburg College, Minneapolis

Thomas D. Rossin, director

 

Canticum Novum – Colleges of St. Catherine and St. Thomas, St. Paul

John Baboukis, director

 

The Sebastian Singers/Bach Society of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Paul Oakley, director

 

University of Minnesota Varsity Men’s Chorus, Minneapolis

Stan Engebretson, director

 

 

1988 – Minneapolis, Minnesota – Diana J. Leland, Conference Chair

 

The Gustavus Choir, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter

Karle Erickson, director

 

St. Cloud State University Concert Choir, St. Cloud

Stephen Fuller, director

 

Brainerd High School A Cappella Choir

Michael Smith, director

 

Cantante di Camera, Minneapolis

Wayne M. Kivell, director

 

St. Olaf College Chapel Choir, Northfield

Robert Scholz, director

 

Apollo High School Chamber Singers, St. Cloud

Robert Sieving, director

 

Angelica Cantanti, Bloomington

Steven Cramer, director

 

St. John’s University Men’s Chorus, Collegeville

Axel Theimer, director

 

The Manitou Singers, St. Olaf College, Northfield

Sigrid Johnson, director

 

A Cappella Choir of Westwood Lutheran Church, St. Louis Park

Ronald A. Nelson, director

 

St. Peder’s Lutheran Church Choir, Minneapolis

William Rollie, director

 

Apollo Club Male Chorus, Minneapolis

Roger Satrang Hoel, director

 

Dale Warland Singers

Dale Warland, director

Eric Ericson, guest director

 

 

1986 – Lincoln, Nebraksa – Paul R. Swanson, Conference Chair

 

The Bemidji Choir, Bemidji State University

Paul Brandvik, director

 

Owatonna High School Concert Choir

Roger Tenney, director

 

 

1984 – Sioux Falls, South Dakota – Kerchal Armstrong, Conference Chair

 

Ellis Street Singers – Mankato State University

Allen Wortman, director

 

The Paul Kaye Singers, Minneapolis

Paul Kaatrud, director

 

 

1982 – Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Robert Davis, Conference Chair

 

Northwestern College Choir, St. Paul

Richard Edstrom, director

 

Dale Warland Singers, St. Paul

Dale Warland, director

 

 

1980 – Madison, Wisconsin – Charles Thomley, Conference Chair

 

1978 – Minneapolis, Minnesota – Wayne Kivell, Conference Chair

 

Apollo High School Choir, St. Cloud

Robert Sieving, director

The Abbey Minstrels, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth

Marcy Lindheimer, director

 

Carillon Choristers, Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis

Edith Norberg, director

 

The St. Olaf Choir,  St. Olaf College, Northfield

Kenneth Jennings, director

 

Bethlehem Lutheran Church Choir, Minneapolis

Richard Sieber, director

 

The Dale Warland Singers, St. Paul

Dale Warland, director

 

Armstrong High School Choir, Plymouth

Richard Edstrom, director

 

Minnesota Collegiate Honors Choir Participating Colleges:

Augsburg College – Leland B. Sateren & Robert Engelson, directors

Bemidji State University – Paul Brandvik

Bethany Lutheran College – Randi V. Ellefson

College of St. Catherine – Sr. Catherine Kessler & Maurice A. Jones, directors

College of St. Thomas – Sr. Catherine Kessler & Maurice A. Jones, director

Golden Valley Lutheran College – John Seagard, director

Gustavus Adolphus College – Philip Knautz & Jon Romer, directors

Hamline University – Philip Steen & Carol Kelly, directors

Mankato State University – Allen Wortman, James Dunn, Carl Kittleson, directors

Moorhead State University – David Ferreira, director

Normandale Community College – David Docter, director

St. Cloud State University – Stephen Fuller, director

St. Olaf College – Robert Scholz, director

St. Paul Bible College – Dwight Cardstrom & Paul Satre, directors

University of Minnesota-Duluth – Vernon Opheim, director

University of Minnesota-Morris – Mary Hopper & Ralph Williams, directors

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities – Thomas Lancaster & Dwayne Jorgerson, directors

Winona State University – Ivan Olson, director

 

 

1976 – Columbus, Ohio – John Williams, Conference Chair

 

1974 – Des Moines, Iowa – J. Eugene McKinley, Conference Chair

 

The St. Olaf Choir, St. Olaf College, Northfield 

Kenneth Jennings, director

 

Duluth East High School A Cappella Choir

Robert Mix, director

 

The Carleton Chamber Singers, Carleton College, Northfield

William Wells, director

 

 

1972 – Indianapolis, Indiana – J. Eugene McKinley, Program Chair

 

Kennedy High School J.B. Singers, Bloomington

James Bontrager, director