8-4-2015 Consider donating to the Endowment Fund . CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

6-16-2015 WATCH FOR CHANGES ON THIS WEBSITE TO COME -- We are currently in the process of updating our website. Some day you will visit and it will look entirely different. It will be important to make sure you have your membership updated as we are making the change to ICDA member-only pages where you will log in to see your district information, database info, etc.

6-16-2015 ICDA Professional Development Credit Opportunity for 2015  ~ One credit – License Renewal or Graduate -- based on pre-requisite attendance at this summer's ICDA Symposium. Participants must be members of ICDA, membership can be paid with symposium registration. See details at SYMPOSIUM 

5-20-2015 Looking for a job -- check HERE

5-18-2015 OPUS ADJUDICATOR INTEREST SURVEY If you are an active ICDA member, have taught at least 5 years, and are interested in adjudicating one of the Opus Honor Choirs, please fill out this survey and submit. All information is sent to the ICDA Inc. Opus Honor Choir Chair, and is compiled for future use. NOTE: * This is a NEW survey. If you have already submitted your information to the Opus Chair in the past, you will need to submit it again. Filling out this survey only shows that you have an interest, it does NOT guarantee an adjudicating position. Click on this LINK TO REGISTER

4-1-2015 Opus Auditionsfor 2015 will be open on September 4th and they will close at midnight on September 25th. OPUS concert will be on November 19th.


Board Meeting Dates
July 27 Full ICDA Board Meeting - NIACC - Mason City 10 AM - 12:45PM
September 12 Full ICDA Board Meeting – Place TBA
November 21 Full ICDA Board Meeting – Scheman Building, ISU Ames

'Sounding Board' Deadline
July 1

Event Dates
July 27 - 30 - 41st Annual ICDA Summer Symposium
September 19 Pre-All State Rehearsals
November 7 Fall Symposium for First Year Arts Educators

ICDA Summer Symposium 2015

ICDA links

ICDA Endowment Fund

ICDA Sounding Board


ICDA Events

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.

Summer Symposium

2015 Dates in Mason City July 27-30
Learning opportunities -- networking -- fantastic presenters -- social events!

ICDA Mentor Program

Link to Mentor Program

If you would like to be a mentor, if you are a beginning teacher and would like a formal mentor

All-State Jazz

ICDA is pleased again to sponsor the  18th Annual Iowa All-State Jazz Choir. Concert given in conjunction with the 2015 ICDA Summer Convention at Mason City’s NIACC Campus. Date tba

Fall Symposium

CLICK HERE for more info. No 2015 date.
for First-Year Arts Educators.


Saturday, September 19, 2015


link to information 2015 Date to be determined



ICDA will sponsor the 30th annual Opus Honor Choir on Thursday, November 19th, 2015 at Iowa State University in Ames.

Endowment Fund

Working to further the cause of choral music in Iowa


About ICDA

Iowa Choral Directors Association, Inc. exists to serve choral musicians in the state of Iowa. ICDA's 900+ members are choral conductors at every level of learning from pre-school to. ICDA is an affiliate of the American Choral Directors Association. Click here for more information.

The 'Sounding Board' is ICDA's quarterly publication -- see the most recent issue

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