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Oklahoma Choral Directors Association
2015 Summer Convention

DOWNLOAD CONVENTION REGISTRATION FORM

(The form is in PDF format. If you download a recent version of Acrobat, you can fill the form online, print, and save it, using the "Fill and Sign" option, upper right column of TOOLS.)

July 12, 13, 14, 2015

Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman

 

 

Julie Yu, Convention Headliner

 

Dr. Julie Yu is Co-Director of Choral Activities at Kansas State University where she oversees the choral ensembles and teaches undergraduate and graduate choral conducting.  Yu holds the Bachelor of Music degree in music education from the University of Central Oklahoma, Master of Music degree in choral conducting from Oklahoma State University, and the Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in choral conducting from the University of North Texas.  

Before joining the Kansas State faculty, Yu was the Director of Choral Activities at San José State University, director of the Women's Chorus and instructor of conducting at the University of North Texas and choir director at Norman North High School in Norman, Oklahoma.  

She has conducted honor choirs in Delaware, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, and Germany.  She has given presentations at the Southwest American Choral DirectorsAssociation and the European Music Educators Association Conventions.  She also serves as Repertoire and Standards Chair for Youth and Student Activities for the Southwest - ACDA.

 

2015 OCDA SUMMER CONVENTION, JULY 12-14, OU School of Music


Convention Theme:  “Made in Oklahoma!”


Conference Summary
Download the Conference Registration Form (pdf “fillable”) at WWW.OKLACDA.ORG


NOTE:  There is no “conference” hotel with special rates.
*It is very important that you pre-register if possible in order to have a reading packet.*


HEADLINER CLINICIAN:  Dr Julie Yu Oppenheim


Sessions and Directors Chorus

CONVENTION BANQUET:
OCDA Director of Distinction Award
Special Presentation to David Boren, University of Oklahoma President
Guest Speaker:  Mark Lawley, SWACDA President

CONVENTION CONCERT:  (Monday evening following the banquet)
Stillwater Honor Choir, Julia Haley

AGAIN THIS YEAR: 
All Elementary Sessions are on Monday
Special $40 One day registration fee for Elementary Teachers Only
Meet & Greet for OCDA members and guests

READING SESSIONS:
Children’s Choirs & CTSWS on MONDAY ONLY
Middle School/Junior High Choirs, Senior High Choirs, College/University Choirs
Church & Community Choirs, Jazz & Show Choirs, Women’s & Men’s Choirs
Junior High & High School All-State Music A Sampling of the

INTEREST SESIONS AND CLINICIANS:

Janis Dawson/Chuck Chapman– Judging contests                                                       Mark Cain – All-State Judging Criteria
Mike Plunkett – OSSAA “umbrella” for OkCDA


Rebecca Lindley – introducing music theory into your program (in a class or your choir)

If you have suggestions for Exhibitors, contact Darla Eshelman