VanderCook Spring Offerings 2018

Registration Open!

(Online classes begin February 5, 2018 and conclude on May 6, 2018)

 

Certificates

NOTEFLIGHT LEARN EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION
Instructor: Stefani Langol
Online

Orchestra/Strings/Guitar

GUITAR FOR THE MUSIC EDUCATOR: LEVEL II
Instructor: Matt Hudson
Online
 
UPRIGHT & ELECTRIC BASS: LEVEL I
Instructor: Doug Bistrow
Online
 
Instructor: Vincent Leonard
Online
 
STRING REPAIR & MAINTENANCE BASICS
Instructor: David Eccles 
April 7-8
 
 

Choral

MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR EDUCATION: CREATING A FOUNDATION FOR HEALTHY VOICES & VIBRANT PROGRAMS 
Instructor: Gretchen Harrison
Online
 
CHORAL ARRANGING
Instructor: Thomas Jesse
Online
 
Instructors: Dr. Robert L. Sinclair & Dr. Brett Nolker
April 21-22
 

Band

SOUND DECISIONS ABOUT QUALITY MIDDLE LEVEL BAND LITERATURE
Instructor: Dr. Jay Gilbert
Online
 
ADVANCED WOODWIND METHODS
Instructor: Ruth A. Rhodes
Online
 
BAND ARRANGING 
Instructor: Ken Snoeck
Online
 
BAND INSTRUMENT REPAIR
Instructors: Gary Everett & Bill Rife
February 10 & 24, March 10 & 24 and April 14
 
PERCUSSION FOR THE NON-PERCUSSIONIST: SNARE DRUM
Instructor: James Yakas
March (dates pending)
 
 

General Music

INTRODUCTION TO ORFF SCHULWERK
Instructor: Jean Hersey
March 24-25
 

Technology

CULTIVATING CREATIVITY USING MUSIC CREATION TOOLS
Instructor: Stefani Langol
Online
 
SIBELIUS MUSIC NOTATION
Instructor: Vincent Leonard
Online
 
INTEGRATING CHROMEBOOKS INTO THE MUSIC CURRICULUM
Instructor: Stefani Langol
April 21-22
 

Interdisciplinary 

 
Instructor: Jack Klotz Jr.
Online
 
Instructor: Dr. Scott Edgar
Online
 
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO PLAYING & TEACHING THE UKULELE
Instructor: Kalani Das, MT-BC
Online
 
EXPERIENCING JAZZ
Instructor: Rick Lawn
Online
 
Instructor: Michael Fein
Online
 
INCREASING STUDENT ENGAGEMENT & RETENTION
Instructor: Glen Schneider
Online
 
 

Off-Campus

(Course Pages Available on November 27th, 2017)
 
AMERICAN STRING TEACHERS ASSOCIATION (ASTA) NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2018: A RETROSPECTIVE
 
ILLINOIS MUSIC EDUCATION CONFERENCE (IMEC) 2018
 
 
JUDGES ACADEMY
 
 

Questions?

Contact our Director of Continuing Education by email at meca@vandercook.edu or by phone at 312.788.1139.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accreditation

VanderCook College of Music is an independent, not-for-profit, degree-granting institution, fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Association of Schools of Music. VanderCook’s teacher certification programs are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education.


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