Director Certification Standards

Standards for Director Certification

  • Sound Management I
  • Directing Techniques I & II
  • Theory I & II
  • Vocal Production *
  • History of Barbershop *
  • So You Wanna Be A Judge * 
  • SPEBSQSA Organizational Structure *
  • Leadership *

...plus completion of the Assignments and Skills (conducted in an interview at your own chapter) as outlined in the application.

Standards for Master Director Certification

  • Completion of Director Certification
  • Sound Management II
  • Directing Techniques III
  • Teach What You Know
  • Theory III
  • Advanced Vocal Production

...plus completion of the Assignments and Skills (conducted in an interview at your own chapter) as outlined in the application.

Classes marked with an asterisk (*) can be completed at Harmony Ranch.

Routing Instructions:

As the candidate moves through the requirements of certification, it is his responsibility to immediately notify the District Director of Chorus Director Development of progress made and courses completed.

The DVP-CDD is responsible for:

  1. District candidate's record keeping
  2. Arranging District School with approved classes and instructors
  3. PR and communication with candidates
  4. Implementing Director Certification in cooperation with the Society's CDD Committee
  5. Award ceremonies for individuals completing the certification process