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Rock Band For All: Teaching Rock Band in the General Music, Band, Orchestra Or Choir Rooms


Online courses are held from June 10 through August 2, 2019.

Dates for on-campus courses vary; please check each course's page for specific dates.

Online Course Registration Deadline:
May 31, 2019
2019 Summer Tuition:
3-Credit Course Promotional Pricing!
Register Feb. 4 – Mar. 15, 2019:
$970 ($50 savings)
Register Mar. 16 – Apr. 14, 2019:
$995 ($25 savings)
Register Apr. 15 – July 28, 2019:
$1,020 (full tuition)
1-Credit Course Tuition:
$340 (promotional pricing does not apply)

Promotional pricing does not apply to Orff Schulwerk Levels courses.

Promotional pricing only applies for tuition paid in full.
Course times
3-Credit Courses:
Monday–Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
2-Credit Courses:
Monday–Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
1-Credit Courses:
Monday–Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Learn the music your students listen to every day! This course breaks it all down, from reading and teaching chart/tab notation, reading a lead sheet to charting a song and getting comfortable with rock band arrangements. No matter which instrument(s) you play, you’ll learn the basics to playing and teaching common rock band instrumentation. Whether you’re a new or veteran educator, this course will prepare you to send your ensemble to the top of the charts! Any instrument can be brought for use in this course. 

Instructor: Andrew McGuire



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Rock Band For All: Teaching Rock Band In The General Music, Band, Orchestra Or Choir Rooms

Instructor: Andrew McGuire
3 Graduate Credits
Full Tuition: $1,020
Course Code: 6438
Dates: July 23-27, 2018
Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: VanderCook College of Music
3140 S. Federal St. Chicago IL 60616
Room: TBD
Prerequisites: None
Required text(s): VanderCook will provide all text(s).
Payment Options:
1. Deposit Only, remainging balance due before June 1, 2018
2. Tuition paid in full.

VanderCook College of Music

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

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