Member Benefits

Why Join TCDA?

 

We offer Leadership Training for your Student Leaders

High School officers of your choirs have the opportunity to attend any one of five various High School Student Day sessions around the state each year.  For only $15 per student, they receive excellent coaching on leadership skills, group dynamics, rehearsal techniques and several other topics.  See our website for more details on locations and dates.  High School Student Day

We offer valuable clinics in addition to the summer convention

We have offered clinics on conducting and UIL preparation with more to come.  Our 2019 Winter Conference was a huge success!  These clinics offered at various times of the year have been quite popular and are becoming a TCDA standard.  See our website for more information.

To Attend the Annual TCDA Convention

  • Receive continuing education credits through world-class workshops, reading sessions and performances;
  • Meet fellow members and learn new techniques, tips and tricks to enhance classroom skills;
  • Visit over 500 booths in the exhibit hall for new music, fundraising opportunities, tour and travel information, and all-around great shopping;
  • Be inspired, renewed, and have fun in historic San Antonio.

To Receive Publications (we must have current mailing address)

  • Texas Sings!, the official magazine of TCDA, published twice annually
  • Candidate Newsletter
  • Choral Notes, our monthly e-newsletter, delivered directly to your inbox (current e-mail address required).

We Offer Scholarships

  • Offered to both university students and professionals.

CPE Provider - TCDA is approved by the State Board for Education Certification as a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Provider.

Discounted Rates for AAA Membership - to take advantage of this offer, call or email Todd Alexander, 832-339-3605 or [email protected]

Retail Discounts with the following vendors:

JW Pepper - free shipping coupons available at JWP booths at TCDA Convention and TMEA Convention, as well as any convention where JWP is in attendance.
Sightreading Factory - 20% discount with TCDA member discount code

Financial Planning, Health Plans, Long Term Care Plans, Life Insurance, Dental Plans (individual and family plans available, tailored to you) at competitive rates:

Dan M. Samuel, LUTCF, LTCP
3718 Derby Trail
Round Rock, TX 78681
Phone: 512-343-2277
Fax: 888-655-0222
Cell: 512-659-7101
E-mail: [email protected]
Visit: www.theamerica-group.com

For Posting on our Job Board - Finding and Posting Jobs for Members

Access to a TCDA Member Directory

We Offer Exhibitor Sustaining Membership Benefits – shared among TCDA, TODA and TBA

Benefits for Exhibiting Sustaining Members:

  • An opportunity to exhibit at the largest Southwest Music Summer Exhibition in the United States;
  • A combined exhibit hall with more than 6000 music educators, translating into more customers for you;
  • Company listing in all three convention programs;
  • Active membership contact information for three associations;
  • Recipient of three associations’ publications;
  • Opportunity to advertise, sponsor and partner with TCDA, TODA and TBA for exposure at convention, workshops and events;