Lois Martin
East Central District Chair

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East Central District Events 2013-14


September 7

Pre-All State Workshop
Linn-Mar High School, Marion
Hosts:  June Schmidt and Bob Anderson
Clinician:  Dr. Andrew Last, Luther College

  • No Advance registration needed.  Registration is at the door.

Registration fees:  $25 per school for ICDA members
                                 $35 per school for non-ICDA members
                                 Payable at the door.  Make checks payable to ICDA, Inc.  NO PO’s.

Schedule:  8:00 am Registration
                  8:30 am Warm-ups and mass choir rehearsal
                 10:00 am Sectional rehearsals
                10:45 am Sample recall auditions
                  11:00 am Final mass rehearsal and director’s meeting
                  12:00pm Dismissal


September 6-25

OPUS Deadline for Honor Audition Recordings NEW PROCESS! Submissions between September 6 – midnight September 25
Opus Festival will be held on Thursday, November 15
Iowa State University, Ames
Contact Opus Chair, Nancy Ewing 712-541-8192 / 712-548-4508
or email to opus@iowachoral.org


future date

Elementary Choral Workshop


October 31

East Central District Youth Choir Clinic
All Day Event
Prairie High School, Cedar Rapids
Host:  Kelly Truax, ktruax@prairiepride.org
Clinician:  Allen Chapman

Adobe PDF File Registration and Information

Saturday November 2

Fall Symposium   Free 1ST YEAR ARTS EDUCATORS!!
Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge
Contact Jason Rausch


November 21

CY Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State University, Ames
Iowa State University, Ames

Thursday November 21-232

Thursday November 18-20 All-State Music Festival and IMEA Convention
All State Music Festival and IMEA Convention 


January 27, 2014



Feb 11

5th and 6th Grade Honor Choir
Linn Mar High School, Marion
Clinician: Tanya Rosenkranz, Indian Creek Elementary, Marion

Adobe PDF File Registration
Adobe PDF File Music Selections 5-6
Adobe PDF File Director's Notes 5-6

7th and 8th Grade Honor Choir
Tipton High School, Hosts Bridge Owen and Molly Nelson
Guest Conductor: Gerard Krupke
Adobe PDF File Registration
Adobe PDF File Director's Notes 7-8
Adobe PDF File Music Selections 7-8


March 19-22

North Central ACDA Regional Conference
Des Moines, IA

July 21-25

Annual ICDA Summer Symposium and Convention
NIACC Campus, Mason City, IA
Watch your 'Sounding Board' for information about next summer's convention!