Resources

Nowhere in the world is there a more comprehensive assemblage of resources for the orchestral conductor than with CODA! With extraordinary ideas and insights on a wide range of relevant topics, CODA Members now have the tools to succeed anywhere!

Initiatives

As the most comprehensive organization for college and university orchestra directors, CODA is dedicated to advancing the art of live symphonic music. CODA initiatives are an important tool to reach across boundaries and connect with other disciplines and cultures.

News

We are happy to bring you important CODA news and CODA Member news- from the Da Capo Newsletter, our official CODA publication, and also from individuals. If you have a news item that you’d like to see published, please send to admin@codaweb.org.

About

CODA, founded only a decade ago by a small group of dedicated conductors, has become an important resource for more than 200 members in 41 U.S. states and across the globe. Learn who we are, where we came from, and where we are going in About.

About

CODA, founded only a decade ago by a small group of dedicated conductors, has become an important resource for more than 200 members in 41 U.S. states and across the globe.  Learn who we are, where we came from, and where we are going.

Message from President

Thank you for your interest in CODA, the College Orchestra Directors Association. We are the only professional organization dedicated to the advancement of college and university orchestra programs and their conductors/teachers. If you are a member, you already know about the wonderful resources CODA has to offer, including bowings and program note…

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History of CODA

The College Orchestra Directors Association (CODA) was founded on May 25, 2003 by James Madison University orchestra director Robert McCashin and Baylor University director Stephen Heyde. McCashin had been influenced by his band colleagues’ positive experience with the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) and felt there should be a…

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Strategic Plan

In 2012, CODA approved a 10-year Strategic Plan, perhaps the most ambitious organizational undertaking in its history.

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Membership Directory

View a list of all the current 2013 CODA members.

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National & Regional Officers

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Constitution & Bylaws

College Orchestra Directors Association On this page, you will find: (1) CODA's Constitution, (2) CODA's Bylaws, and (3) Officer Responsibilities   Article 1: Name The organization shall be known as the College Orchestra Directors Association. Article 2: Purpose The purpose of the organization is to assist members in seeking individual…

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