Indianapolis Site Information


March 2nd, 2019

Lawrence Central High School
7300 E 56th St
Indianapolis, IN 46226


Site Coordinators

Elementary Coordinators
Mike McBride

Middle School Coordinator
Mike McBride



Elementary School Clinician
Joani Brandon
Dr. Joani Brandon is in her 20th year at Anderson University, where she serves as a Professor of Music teaching music education, choral methods, and Women’s Chorus. Joani is the former director of the Anderson Area Children’s Choir Chorale (1999-2011). Previously, she taught middle school choral music for nine years at Clay Middle School in Carmel, Indiana and three years in Ohio. She received the Sallie Mae First Year Teacher of the Year award and was one of the top ten first-year teachers in Ohio. Joani has Orff, Feierabend, and Kodaly Certification, as well as Dalcroze training. She is past-president of the Feierabend Association for Music Education. Joani is the Sanctuary Choir director at Park Place Church of God.

Elementary School Accompanist
Christine Lady

Middle School Clinician
Tonya Cline
Tonya Cline is in her 22nd year of teaching music in Indiana. After spending several years at home with her children, she taught general music at Woodview Elementary in Nappanee. She is currently in her 19th year of teaching choral music at NorthWood Middle School in Wakarusa. Tonya received a Bachelor of Arts from Goshen College and completed a Masters of Education through Olivet Nazarene University in the spring of 2006. She is a member of NAfME, IMEA, ACDA, and ICDA. She recently completed a term on the Executive Board as President of IMEA and was an elected area representative to the board for seven years prior. Her service to the IMEA board began in 1991 when she was elected as Collegiate Representative.

Middle School Accompanist
Paulo Castro