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The Midwest Experience: A Retrospective


All online MECA courses begin on
September 23 and conclude on December 15, 2019.
Registration deadline
for all online classes:
Friday, September 20,
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.
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!
Visit our MECA FAQs page.

Drop, withdraw or change using
the Add/Drop Form.

For other MECA-related questions, contact us at
or 312.788.1139.

Make the most of your Midwest Experience! Earn graduate credit from VanderCook by attending the 2019 Midwest Clinic at McCormick Place in Chicago. Students must attend 12.5 clock hours of clinic sessions and concerts for one graduate credit, or 25 clock hours for two credits.

An electronic portfolio is required in order to receive graduate credit. include summaries and critiques of all sessions and/or workshops or concerts attended, as well as copies of all handouts, programs and other supporting materials. Portfolios must be received no later than
January 24, 2020.

Educators seeking credit must also register with the Midwest Clinic. Please visit
The Midwest Clinic for additional information. MECA pricing does not include any fees associated with the Midwest Clinic or McCormick Place.

For portfolio guidelines and additional information, please contact
Dr. Robert Sinclair at 312.788.1144 or

Course Details

The Midwest Clinic:
A Retrospective

For 1 Graduate Credit
Tuition: $175, due in full
         with registration

Course Code 7359A
For 2 Graduate Credits
Tuition: $350, due in full
         with registration

Course Code 7359B

VanderCook College of Music

3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL 60616-3731
(312) 225-6288

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