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"Promoting choral excellence throughout Ohio."

OCDA Professional Development Committee Announces New Webinar

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OCDA Webinar Series continues on Tuesday, November 9th at 7p EST with “To Repair: An early glimpse into the project” with Tesfa Wondemagegnehu.

Choral director and social justice advocate Tesfa Wondemagegnehu has travelled the country to collect the narratives of Black Americans. His choral masterwork “To Repair” is the fruit of these conversations. Join us as Tesfa shares his journey, their stories, and the overall impact on the choral music experience.

**This event requires pre-registration. The registration deadline is Friday, November 5th. Click the button below to be taken to the registration form.**

DEI Resources Now Available

OCDA is proud to offer a new space on it's website dedicated to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion resources. Click here to see what's available.

Spring 2021 Edition of the OCDA News Now Available

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The Spring 2021 OCDA News, the newsletter of the Ohio Choral Directors Association, is now available for viewing as a PDF.

In this issue:
  • From Your President - Brandon Moss
  • Building Confidence in Middle School Singers by Building Community - Laurel Labbe
  • Summer Conference info - Daniel Landis
  • Mindfulness for the Conductor - Doug O’Neal
  • A Holistic Audition Approach: Creating an Educational Opportunity for All - Beth Vaughn
  • MemberMilestones
  • Recruit, Retain, and Inspire - Ian Stasko
Click the link and benefit from the expertise and experience of our board members!

Previous editions of the newsletter are available here.

2020-2021 OCDA Webinars Available

The "New Directions" Webinar series offered OCDA members and choral directors throughout the world the opportunity for professional development in a diverse field of timely topics. If you missed any of the previous webinars in 2020-2021 or would like to watch them again, they are available here. Please click the button below to access the webinar of your choice.

View the video recordings of the October and November webinars:


OCDA News Archive Now Available

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OCDA is proud to announce the introduction of the OCDA News Archive. Thanks to the efforts of OCDA Historian, Amy Gelsone and IT Coordinator, Eric West, OCDA News issues dating all the way back to the late 1960's are now available for viewing and downloading in PDF format.

Click here to access this new OCDA resource and peak back into what OCDA was and what it become over the past six decades.

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

Links to Other Resources

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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.

Check out the OCDA Community Choir page.
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