2020 Virtual Conference

Indiana Choral Directors Association

Please register once to receive PGP/CEU credits!

Welcome to the 2020 Virtual Conference presented by the Indiana Choral Directors Association! We hope you will benefit from our collection of LIVE sessions, Pre-recorded material, Reading Lists, and Resources. Our site is full of virtual learning tips, choral repertoire resources, and unique presentations from expert choral clinicians. The 2020 Virtual Conference is free to all participants regardless of your membership status.

Joining a LIVE session is easy! Just click on any title in the schedule to view the session page. You will find information about each session, presenter bios, and a link to the conference room. The session host will begin admitting participants from the waiting room approximately 2-5 minutes before the scheduled start time. If you have any technical questions or difficulties, please visit our Help page.

If you find this site helpful, we invite you to join or renew ACDA membership to support our efforts and receive access to even more resources.

Thank you for joining us!



Click on any LIVE session title to view information and individual Zoom link. Schedule listed in Eastern Daylight Time.


Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

9:00am "Google Classroom and Online Teaching"

with Mary Evers

10:00am "Beyond the Choir Loft"

with Matt Kauffman

11:00am "Diversifying Your Pedagogy Toolbox"

with Dr. Jeshua Franklin

Explore Pre-Recorded Sessions, Reading Lists, and Resources during your lunch break!

1:00pm "Social Meet & Greet Hour"

for Areas 1-3 and Friends (All Welcome!)

with Roger Emerson

with Dr. Amanda Quist

4:00pm "Q&A for the Rising Professional"

with Robert Malchow, Susan Finger, and Tim Cahalan

7:00pm "Singing Apart: Community-building, Music Literacy, and Student Creativity in the Virtual High School Choir Classroom"

with Melissa Walsh


Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

9:00am "Google Slides for Music Teachers"

with Dana Chandler

10:00am "The Choir Class Must Go-Online"

with Joyce Click

with Jake Runestad

Explore Pre-Recorded Sessions, Reading Lists, and Resources during your lunch break!

1:00pm "Social Meet & Greet Hour"

for Areas 4-6 and Friends (All Welcome!)

2:00pm "Virtual Choirs: Why & How"

with Joyce Click & Donny Mori

3:00pm "Enneagram Numbers and Conducting"

with Dr. Clifton Davis

4:00pm "All Things Middle School Q&A"

with Dan Andersen and David Stone


Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

9:00am "Honoring Diversity in Choral Music"

with Dr. Madlen Batchvarova, Ja'Shon Burks

10:00am "Creating and Promoting Virtual Choirs"

with Jacob Gobrogge

with Jake Runestad

Explore Pre-Recorded Sessions, Reading Lists,and Resources during your lunch break!

1:00pm "Social Meet & Greet Hour"

for Areas 7-8 and Friends (All Welcome!)

2:00pm "Jazz Solo Singing"

with Mark Yount

3:00pm "Let's Band Together to Chorale the Children"

with Paul Shepherd

4:00pm "Virtual Rehearsal Discussion"

with Dr. Patrick Kronner & Dr. Chris Ludwa

7:00pm "Vocal Performance Practice & Pop Music"

with Mark Myers and members of the Chicago Children’s Choir


View our fantastic collection of videos recorded in advance of the conference.

with Andrea Drury, Jennifer Nance, Anne Pritchett, and Andrew DeKemper