2023 Spring Convention

April 20-23

Click here to register

Hotel Booking

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Grand Rapids Airport

4747 28th Street SE Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Contest will be held at the Devos Center for Arts and Worship

2300 Plymouth Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

The deadline to enter is two weeks prior to contest: April 6th.

Read how to enter here.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, April 20

SingFest at the Thornapple Brewery | 6pm - 9pm

6262 28thStreet SE
Quartets, VLQs, and choruses will sing. Join us and feel free to bring your quartet or create one that night!

Friday, April 21

Registration in DoubleTree lobby | 10am - 6pm

Harmony Marketplace & John Baker's Historian Display | 10am - 6pm

House of Delegates meeting in Salon C+D | 1pm

Educational Workshops | 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm

What scores mean and how to get better | Adam Scott, Stuart Sides, & Richie Lavene
HFI Townhall | Perry White
How social media can benefit your chorus | Eddie Tabb & Joelle Laginess
Say this, not that | Adam Scott & Dr. Jay Dougherty
Singing: an accelerated journey | DC Nash
Music Medics Overview | Eddie Tabb

Quartet semi-finals at the DeVos Center for Arts and Worship | 7pm

Saturday, April 22

Harmony Marketplace & John Baker's Historian Display | 9am

Family Mic-Tester Chorus rehearsal | 10am

Songs are "You Tell Me Your Dreams," and "Let Me Call You Sweetheart." All singers are welcome. Directed by Dr. Jay Dougherty

Chorus contest at DeVos Center for Arts and Worship | 10:30am

Quartet finals | 7pm

Chapter hospitality rooms at the hotel | ~10:30pm

Sunday, April 23

Morning worship service led by Jon Knapp | 9am

Judging Panel

Administrative Panel

  • George Joslyn (DIX) - PC
  • Chris Buechler (MAD)
  • Michael Busse (RMD) - guest


  • Jay Dougherty (JAD)
  • Adam Scott (RMD)
  • Evan Boegehold (JAD) - guest


  • David Mills (SUN)
  • DC Nash (DIX)
  • Stuart Sides (NL) - guest


  • Mark Kettner (DIX)
  • Richie Lavene (MAD)

Details are subject to change. Check this page to see the most up-to-date information.

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