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Conn-Selmer Institute: A Retrospective 2018

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2018 Conn-Selmer Institute

June 10th - 13th

Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN



Conn-Selmer Institute is a four-day workshop presented annually by the Conn-Selmer Division of Education. Meet and mingle with like-minded colleagues from around the country, exchange innovative ideas for program improvement, and enjoy a positive atmosphere that is the signature trademark of the Conn-Selmer Institute event.

Dr. TimLed by Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser, Conn-Selmer Institute is the preeminent event focused on music education.  Held annually in Mishawaka, IN, sessions are focused on recruitment techniques, retention efforts and more. The institute is designed for both new educators looking to further their development, and seasoned educators looking to reconnect and become reinvigorated by their craft. 

VanderCook College of Music is offering up to two semester hours of graduate-level academic credit for eligible participants. To earn credit, a student must attend sessions totaling at least 12.5 clock hours per credit hour, and complete a notebook documenting activities attended. Registration for credit must be sent directly to VanderCook and received no later than July 14th, 2018. The notebook (and paper registration) must be postmarked no later than July 14th, 2018. Full tuition must be enclosed with registration. Links to VanderCook's registration form and Retrospective Information Sheet can be found in the right-hand column of this page.

Registration for graduate credit through VanderCook is separate from the registration fee required to atted the Conn-Selmer Institute. Please visit for more information and details.

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2018 Conn-Selmer Institute

1-2 graduate credits
Coordinator: Patrick Benson

1 Credit Option
Tuition $300 per credit hour
Less Conn-Selmer Institute 50% scholarship - $150
Student Cost: $150, due in full with registration
2 Credit Option
Tuition $600 per credit hour
Less Conn-Selmer Institute 50% scholarship - $300
Student Cost: $300, due in full with registration
*Participants must register with each hosting organization in addition to registering for graduate credit through VanderCook.
Click HERE to download the 2018 VanderCook Summer Registration Form.
Click HERE to download the 2018 MECA Continuing Education Retrospective Information Sheet.
Click HERE to download the 2018 MECA Continuing Education Retrospective Notebook Rubric.
Click HERE to register for the 2018 Conn-Selmer Institute



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

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