Total Band Director Workshop

Eckroth Music, in conjunction with Hal Leonard Corporation and JW Pepper are proud to present the Total Band Director Workshop on July 30-31, 2014 at Rush Creek Golf Club in Maple Grove, MN. This year's featured clinicians include: Col. Lowell E. Graham, Samuel Hazo, Shelley Jagow, Mary Luehrsen, Michael Mossman, and Nicholas Petrella, Jr. 

VanderCook College of Music is offering one semester hour of graduate-level academic credit for eligible participants. To be eligible to receive graduate-level credit for course 7204, a student must have a degree in a music-related discipline. Any exceptions must be approved directly by VanderCook College of Music. To earn credit, a student must: 1) attend sessions totaling at least 12.5 clock hours per credit hour; and 2) complete a notebook documenting activities attended.

REGISTRATION: Registration for credit must be postmarked no later than August 29, 2014. Full tuition must be enclosed with registration.  Please send your registration directly to VanderCook.


NOTEBOOK: The notebook should consist of a three-ring binder with tabbed dividers as appropriate for the material. The notebook must have a title page stating course number and title, the student’s name and the term (Summer 2013), as well as a table of contents.
All information must be typed and neatly formatted in a manner befitting graduate credit. Handwritten work will not be accepted. Full sentences and correct grammar and spelling are required. The notebook should explain what was presented and include the student’s thoughts on the material and ideas for practical application. All handouts and supporting materials must be included.
Notebooks should be mailed to: Rick Palese, Director of Professional and Continuing Education, VanderCook College of Music, 3140 S. Federal St., Chicago, IL, 60616, for evaluation. The notebook must be postmarked no later than August 29, 2014. Notebooks will be returned after evaluation. 
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7204 Total Band Director Workshop

1 graduate credit
Tuition: 1 credit for $250
Tuition is due in full with registration


ECKROTH MUSIC TBD SCHOLARSHIP: A $50 scholarship will be awarded to all workshop participants registering for credit through VanderCook College of Music thanks to the gracious support of Eckroth Music. Instead of paying $300 for one graduate credit, credit-earning participants will only pay $250.

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