2017 TODA Convention and New Music Reading Clinic!
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, TX
Thursday, July 20 – Saturday, July 22, 2017
(There will be NO sessions/activities on Sunday, July 23)


(You must be a current 2017 member in order to pre-register - please visit the membership page to complete that form first)

2017 Convention: View the SCHEDULE HERE!
  • Thursday, July 20th through Saturday, July 22nd.  There will be NO sessions/activities on Sunday, July 23rd.
  • Pre-Registration is now OPEN and will remain open through July 1st.
  • High School Student Day will be offered during convention on Saturday, July 22nd - Click HERE for an informational flyer/registration form.



Joanne Erwin

Gail Barnes

 Professor of Music Education at Oberlin Conservatory. She teaches conducting, string pedagogy and string techniques.  She's founder and director of the String Preparatory Program and Artistic Director and Conductor for the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra.  Dr. Erwin has been conducting youth orchestras in Texas and Ohio for 35 years and teaching the Suzuki cello method for 40 years.  Professor of Music Education and Director of the USC String Project at the University of South Carolina.  She is the founder of School Orchestra and String Teachers (Facebook) and has been published in most of the music education journals.  Dr. Barnes has presented clinics in various state, national and international venues and served as guest conductor for events all over the nation.




TODA members
2017 Convention pricing:                                  

Active member Pre-registration fee: $100 On-site registration fee: $125
Retired member Pre-registration fee: $25 On-site registration fee: $25
Student member Pre-registration fee: $20 On-site registration fee: $20

2016 Convention Program is also on Guidebook

Click on the images below to see the previous Convention Programs

             2015                             2016