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Orchestra Directors- Become a CODA Member!

Annual membership is free and offers many benefits. Don’t forget to renew your 2019-2020 membership starting July 1st. CODA presents several honor orchestra experiences for school orchestra and band students in grades 7-12 throughout the school year. Check our website from time to time as we continue to provide opportunities to promote school orchestras in California.


2019/20 Audition Excerpts and Applications

All auditions excerpts for the 2019-2020 school year are now available online, follow the event links below to download the audition excerpts.  Links to apply for each honor ensemble will be available in August.

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2019-20 CODA Events

The CODA Honor Orchestras, December 6-7, 2019, University of California, Santa Cruz

CODA Honors Symphony, Bruce Kiesling, Conductor

Symphony No. 5 in E minor, op. 64, mvmts. I, II, IV, by Pyotr Tchaikovsky

CODA Honors String Orchestra, Sandra Lewis, Conductor

Serenade No. 3 in E minor, op. 21, by Robert Fuchs

Melrose Avenue “Danza Arabia” by The California Guitar Trio, arr. by Carrie Lane Gruselle

The CODA All-State Honor Orchestras, February 20-23, 2020 at CASMEC in Fresno, CA

CODA High School All-State Symphony Orchestra, Rei Hotoda, Conductor

Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila, by Camille Saint-Saëns

Passacaglia: Secret of the Winds and Birds, by Tan Dun

Finale from Symphony No. 5, by Sergei Prokofiev

CODA High School All-State String Orchestra, Sayra Siverson, Conductor

Repertoire, TBA

CODA Junior High School All-State String Orchestra, William Dick, Conductor

Repertoire, TBA


CODA Board and General Membership Meetings

October 19, 2019 – CODA Board Meeting, Los Altos High School
December 6, 2019 – CODA Board Meeting, University of California, Santa Cruz
December 7, 2019 – CODA General Membership Meeting, University of California, Santa Cruz
February 21, 2020 – CODA General Membership Meeting at CASMEC, Fresno
February 21, 2020 – CODA Board Meeting at CASMEC, Fresno
June 2020 – CODA Board Meeting (Details TBD)