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2019 Music for All Summer Symposium

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All online MECA courses begin on
September 28 and conclude on December 15, 2019.
The registration deadline for online classes is Friday, September 13, at 12:00 noon CST.

Dates for on-campus courses vary; please check each course's page
for specific dates. Registration for all on-campus courses closes two weeks prior to the course start date.

 
Fall 2019 Promotion!
Register for any 3-credit course before August 30 for only $995 (a $55 savings)!
Beginning September 1, regular 3-credit tuition applies ($1,050 for 3 credits)

 
Promotional pricing does not apply to single-credit courses. Tuition must be paid in full in order to receive the promotional pricing.
 
On-Campus Course Hours
Saturdays: 8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Sundays:   8:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
 
All single-credit weekend courses
will have pre- and post-course
components. Check each course's
page for specific details.
 
On-campus housing
information coming soon!
 
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For other MECA-related questions, contact us at meca@vandercook.edu
or 312.788.1139.
 

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Music for All Summer Symposium
presented by Yamaha

June 24-29, 2019

Leadership Weekend: June 22-23

Ball State University, Muncie, IN

The Directors’ Academy at the Music for All Summer Symposium, presented by Yamaha, brings you the absolute best to provide comprehensive professional development.

It’s a total experience, with something for every band director: high school and middle school, from the most experienced to the teacher at the start of his or her career. Music for All offers universal pedagogy and tools that will allow you to achieve peak performance personally and for your ensembles. This is the place to get a head start on next year’s thinking, make connections, get new ideas, and learn new strategies. Recharge your batteries while having a great time!

Customize your curriculum with choices focusing on a wide range of tracks and topics relevant to today’s band director in concert band, jazz, marching and technology. Experience classroom rehearsal techniques, conducting, literature, marching band design, jazz band, pedagogy, technology, organization, administration, programming and more. You also have access to observe all the student division classes, watching master teachers in all areas of instrumental instruction in action.

Our new series of daily Band Director Master Classes will provide time with master teachers on a wide range of issues from both inside the classroom and beyond.


2019 marks the 44th annual Directors’ Academy at the Summer Symposium. Click here to learn more and register for the Music for All Directors’ Academy.


Course Details

1-2 Graduate Credits

1-Credit Option
Tuition: $300 per credit hour
Less Music for All 50% scholarship - $150
Student Cost: $150, due in full with registration
Course Code: 7429A

2-Credit Option
Tuition: $600 per credit hour
Less Music for All 50% scholarship - $300
Student Cost: $300, due in full with registration

* Students must register with Music for All in addition to registering with VanderCook for graduate credit.
Click HERE to register for the 2019 Music for All Summer Symposium

* Registration/Notebook Due Date: ‚ÄčPlease submit registrations and notebooks to Patrick Benson, postmarked no later than one month after the last day of the event.

Click HERE to download the 2019 MECA Continuing Education Retrospective Information Sheet.

Click HERE to download the 2019 MECA Continuing Education Retrospective Notebook Rubric.


 
 
 

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