School choirs and their conductors are encouraged to participate in the NZCF Association of Choral Directors’ professional development programmes. Full information is available on our ACD website.
Choral Connect is ACD’s national convention for choral conductors and will next be held in Wellington this year.
Read about the 2019 convention here
Complimentary membership of the Association of Choral Directors
The school’s conductor is entitled to complimentary membership of the Association of Choral Directors for the year of entry. This can be applied for online here (select Personal/ACD and then answer ‘Yes” to the question “Are you a conductor in The Big Sing or The Kids Sing in 2019?”
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Complimentary associate membership of the NZCF
Schools entering The Kids Sing (TKS) automatically receive associate membership of NZCF as part of their entry fee.
This entitles the school to:
Invitations to attend educational events, such as choral workshops and courses on singing and conducting, run by top New Zealand and internationally-recognised choral practitioners
Full choir membership of NZCF
Choirs that enter The Kids Sing are able to take out full choir membership of NZCF at an annual cost of $5.00 per singer (maximum $100 per school). Full choir membership benefits include: