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Registration for the 2018 Summer Conference Now Open

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Registration is now under way for the 2018 Summer Conference held on the beautiful campus of Otterbein University. This year’s conference will run from June 18th through the 20th. Guest clinicians include Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt and Jake Runestad. You won’t want to miss stunning performances by the Granville High School Women’s Chorus, Bay High School Choraleers, Columbus Children’s Choir New World Singers, Hilliard Memorial Middle School Choir and our own amazing High School and Children’s Honor Choirs.

You can get all the information you need from our Summer Conference page or you can register today by clicking here.

Winter 2018 OCDA News Now Available

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The Winter 2018 OCDA News, the newsletter of the Ohio Choral Directors Association, is now available for viewing as a PDF.

Find great articles to both inform and inspire. This edition includes:
  • Important information from President Rich Schnipke announcing our 2018 Summer Conference headliners.
  • A great discussion from Kristina MacMullen, Women’s R&R Chair, on the changing female voice.
  • Learn tips on teaching to ensembles of various musical abilities from Frank Bianchi, NE Region Chair.
  • Some strategies for recruiting men from Jason Falkofsky, Men’s R&R Chair.

Previous editions of the newsletter are available here.

New Repertoire & Resources Committee

The OCDA Repertoire & Resources Committee (R&R) has been restructured in compliance with new ACDA guidelines. The organization of individual R&R categories has been grouped into four major categories: Youth, Collegiate, Lifelong, and Repertoire Specific. These four areas contain all of the individual categories of the old model. For contact information and specific categories please see the new Repertoire & Resources page.

Join The OCDA Mailing List

If you are not currently receiving emails from OCDA and would like to be added to our email list, please sign-up here: OCDA Email List

What's OCDA Doing Now?

Here is your upfront glance at what is currently going on with OCDA. If you only have a few seconds to check things out, this should be your first stop. We will endeavor to keep you updated with all of the many facets of our organization.

Fall State Board Meeting
The OCDA State Board met on September 9 on the campus of Otterbein University for it's annual Fall State Board Meeting. If you wish to see the minutes from the meeting, click here.
OCDA Well-Represented
Former OCDA President, Dr. Gayle Walker of Otterbein University is currently serving as our Division President and Dr. Mark Munson of BGSU, another former President is currently serving as Division President-Elect.

ACDA National

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Explore ChoralNet

The online choral community of ACDA, an exclusive part of your membership to OCDA.

Community Choirs in Ohio

Ohio is home to a wide variety of community choirs. Learn more about them on our feature page for community choirs, and check out where they reside and how they can enrich your life in the art of choral music today.

ACDA Central Division

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Choral Public Domain Library

Obtain free choral music and much more. Visit the Choral Public Domain Library.

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