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5-20-2016 National ACDA recently informed us that after seven years dues will be increasing $30 for Active memberships, from $98 to $128. This increase will go into effect on July 1, 2016. Student, Retired, Life and all the other membership categories will remain unchanged. Information about the increase can be found here: http://www.choralnet.org/2016/05/514993/.
To save $30, renew by July 1. You can renew online at acda.org. Do it soon!
5-11-2016 The Outstanding Performers Showcase will be held at ISU in Ames on May 11, 2016.
3-7-2016 Registration now open for the Summer Symposium.
11-6-2015 The 2016 Summer Symposium will be held in a NEW location! Central College in Pella will host the symposium on July 25-28.
8-1-2015 Consider donating to the Endowment Fund CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
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We host one annual Symposium, both state and district choral events, and provide many services for ICDA members, including our Mentor program for new educators.
2016 Dates in Pella July 25-28
Learning opportunities -- networking -- fantastic presenters -- social events! Click here to register for this event.
Mark your calendar for July 25-28 and get that registration form turned in. You'll be signing up for a few days of enrichment and inspiration, not to mention the chance to connect with so many others searching for those same things! Some highlights of this summer's symposium include:
Tim Brown- one of the nation's top administrators will spend a day with us talking about keeping the highest expectations.
Wendy Barden- one of the area's foremost experts on fine arts standards, choral assessment, and motivation.
Dale Duncan- In The Middle With Mr. D; an expert in teaching middle school sight reading and classroom management.
David Childs- one of the top composers today will be giving us some of his vocal insights.
You'll also have the chance to sign up for a short voice lesson with one of two collegiate voice instructors!
We are also very excited to show off our new location of Central College in Pella! Central is really rolling out the red carpet for us and you'll have a welcome unlike any other! Please try the dormitories, which are attached to some of the buildings where sessions will be located. If they are not for you, there are also hotels offering ICDA rates.
Interested in being an exhibitor at the symposium?
Click here for an informational letter regarding exhibits and here in order to fill out a contract.
ICDA Mentor Program
Link to Mentor Program
If you would like to be a mentor, OR if you are a beginning teacher and would like a formal mentor
The deadline for registration for All-State Jazz Choir auditions is this Saturday, Feb. 6! The registration forms and accompanying checks ($25 per student) must be postmarked by Saturday, Feb. 6. Late registrations will be accepted later in the month for an increased fee. Please see the registration form for more information.
Click here for more information about All-State Jazz Choir auditions.
link to information
ICDA will sponsor the thirty-first annual Opus Honor Choir on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at Iowa State University in Ames.
Working to further the cause of choral music in Iowa.
National MS event
ICDA members are choral directors at every level of learning
Iowa Choral Directors Association, Inc., ICDA, serves choral musicians in the state of Iowa by providing leadership, guidance and support, continuing education opportunities, promoting excellence in the choral art through high quality offerings and events, supporting growth beyond college graduation, and enriching and renewing the musical souls of its membership.
ICDA’s nearly 900 members are choral conductors at every level of learning from pre-school to adult and they make music with a wide variety of choruses. ICDA is an affiliate of the American Choral Directors Association.