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.
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…View
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…View
In 2012, CODA approved a 10-year Strategic Plan, perhaps the most ambitious organizational undertaking in its history.View
View a list of all the current 2013 CODA members.View
President (2013) - Daniel Sommerville Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 60187 E-Mail: Dan Sommerville President Elect - Ricardo Averbach Miami University, Ohio E-Mail: Ricardo Averbach Vice President - Robert Baldwin University of Utah, Provo, Utah E-Mail: Robert Baldwin Chair of Development - Kevin Bartram University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg,…View
College Orchestra Directors Association 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 and collective growth as musicians, educators, conductors, and administrators. Article 3: Membership in the Association A.…View