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ICDA members will be sorry to hear of the death of Lowell Gangstad, retired, long-time vocal music/choral teacher at Northwood-Kensett Schools. Lowell passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018 of lung cancer. The Christian funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 7 at 10 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church (ELCA) located at 309 9th Avenue, Northwood IA. Visitation will be held the evening before the service (July 6) from 4-7 at the church. Lowell was active in ICDA and sang with the retired choir at recent conventions. He also was a longtime member of the North Iowa Choral Society.
Retirees’ Chorus for Symposium seeking a strong tenor saxophone player for our accompanying combo to the Caldwell/Ivory piece. If you —or someone in the Pella/DM area you can recommend—would be able to serve us on July 25, please contact Mike Walag: email@example.com
The 2018 ICDA Summer Symposium is 4 weeks from TODAY! Early registration postmark deadline is July 1. Early registration also guarantees you tickets to all of the concert events!
Registration is open for this year's summer symposium, "Spectrum: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow." 2018 Dates in Pella July 23-26
Click here to download the registration form! You won't want to miss this extraordinary event! Please see the symposium page for additional 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.
2018 Dates in Pella July 23-26
Learning opportunities -- networking -- fantastic presenters -- social events! Click here to download the registration form!
Iowa Choral Showcase
Submit your choir for this showcase to be held May 1, 2019, at Northwestern College in Orange City.
Click here for more information about pre-All-State rehearsals.
Click here for more information about All-State Jazz Choir auditions.
ICDA will sponsor the thirty-third annual Opus Honor Choir on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Iowa State University in Ames.
Working to further the cause of choral music in Iowa.
CALLING ALL NEW TEACHERS AND RETIRED TEACHERS
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.
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 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.