Music Student Organizations

National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

The National Association for Music Education is to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all. MSU Denver maintains an active collegiate chapter of NAfME and travels yearly to the Colorado Music Educators Association conference in Colorado Springs. For more information, contact Music Education coordinator Carla Aguilar ([email protected]).

Music Activities Committee (MAC)

The Music Activities Committee (MAC) is comprised of one student member from each of the performance areas. MAC meets with the Chair of the Music Department to evaluate and award financial support to various projects that benefit student learning in the music department. Students are nominated to be a member of the Music Activities Committee by their performance area coordinators.

Pi Kappa Lambda

MSU Denver has maintained a chapter of the National Music Honor Society Pi Kappa Lambda since 2010. For more information, contact Joice Gibson ([email protected]).

American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)

Founded in 1959, the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) is a nonprofit music-education organization whose central purpose is to promote excellence in choral music through performance, composition, publication, research, and teaching. In addition, ACDA strives through arts advocacy to elevate choral music’s position in American society. MSU Denver maintains an active collegiate chapter of ACDA. For more information, contact MB Krueger ([email protected]).