Jason Heitland

Welcome to the North Central District ICDA!  My name is Jason Heitland, and I teach at Garner-Hayfield/Ventura High School in Garner, Iowa.  It is my privilege to serve ICDA as the North Central District Representative.  Please use this page to find important information about upcoming events in NCICDA!  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

Jason Heitland
North Central District Representative

North Central District Events 2014-2015


September 13

Pre-All State Workshop
Belmond-Klemme High School, Luick Memorial Auditorium
411-10th Ave. NE, Belmond, IA 50421
Host: tba
Clinican: Dr. Tim McMillian
Registration: at the door, 8:00-8:30am
Fee: $25 per school for ICDA members
$35 per school for non-ICDA members
Checks payable: ICDA, Inc. Please bring payments to the event!
North Central Pre-All State Information Information


Sept 5-26
11:59 pm

OPUS Deadline for Honor Audition Recordings Submissions between September 6 midnight September 25
Opus Festival will be held on Thursday, November 20
Iowa State University, Ames
Contact Opus Chair, Nancy Ewing 712-541-8192 / 712-548-4508
or email to


Oct 25

All-State Auditions


Nov 8

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


Nov 14

North Central 7th-12th Grade District Honor Choir Festival
NIACC, Mason City, Concert at 7:00pm
Guest Conductors:
Dr. Lee Nelson from Wartburg College will conduct the 10th-12th grade Mixed Choir.
Opus director, Ryan Person will conduct the 9th-10th grade Honor Choir.
Kandy Kunzman will conduct the 7th - 8th Grade Girls Honor Choir.
2014 Opus Director, David Huepel.will conduct the 7th-8th Grade Boys Honor Choir.
Registration is due: Friday, October 17, 2014

7th-12th Grade Schedule
7th-12th Grade Literature
7th-12th Parent Letter
All Registration/Meal Forms
director notes Director Notes tba - to come


Nov 20

Nov 20-22

OPUS Honor Choir Festival
@ ISU Ames

All-State Music Festival
@ ISU Ames


Feb 23, 2015

5/6 Honor Choir Festival
NIACC, Mason City (snow date Monday, March 2)
Guest Conductor: Opus director, Tanya Rosenkranz
Concert at 7:00pm
Registration is due, Monday, January 26, 2015

5th-6th Grade Schedule
5th-6th Grade Literature
5th-6th Grade Parent Letter
5th-6th Grade Registration/Meal Forms
5th-6th Grade Director Notes
Pronunciation for 'Pokare Kare Ana'



July 27-30

NIACC, Mason City