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Registration for all summer courses begins March 5, 2018.
Registration for all summer online courses closes on June 1, 2018 at
12:00 p.m. CDT.
Summer online courses begin June 11 and conclude on August 3, 2018.
3-Credit tuition promotion schedule:
March 5 – April 1, 2018:  $970 (includes $50 savings)
April 2 – April 29, 2018:  $995 (includes $25 savings)
April 30 – August 3, 2018:  $1,020 (Full tuition)
1-Credit Tuition:
$340 (promotional pricing does not apply)
Orff Schulwerk Levels Courses
(promotional pricing does not apply)
Promotional pricing only applies for tuition paid in full.

VanderCook Summer 2018 MECA Courses

Registration Opens March 5, 2018

(Online classes begin June 11, 2018 and conclude on August 3, 2018)
Course pages will be available on Friday, February 23, 2018



Instructor: Dr. Laurie Scott
June 18-22, 2018
Instructor: William Dick
June 18-22, 2018
Instructors: Carrie Provost, Bob Phillips, Joanne May & Jason Heath
July: 16-20, 2018
Instructor: Matt Hudson
Instructor: Doug Bistrow


Instructors: Stan McGill, Dr. Jeffery Redding, Jeffe Huls & Amy Blosser
June 25-29, 2018
Instructors: Mary Ann Krupa, Carla Stickler, Justin Brill & Shanna VanDerwerker
July 9-13, 2018
Instructor: Stan McGill


Instructors: James Yakas & Neil Larrivee
June 11-15, 2018
Instructor: James Yakas
June: 23-24, 2018
Instructors: Brian Logan, Rob Parton & Michael Lehman
June 25-29, 2018
Instructors: Stacey Larson Dolan & Guests
June 25-29, 2018
Instructors: Keith Ozsvath & Greg Scapillato
July 5-6, 2018
Instructors: Keith Ozsvath & Bill Rank
July 9-13, 2018
Instructors: Charles "Chip" Staley, Craig Kirchhoff, Stephen Squires & Bill Jastrow
July 16-20, 2018
Instructors: Gary Everett & Bill Rife
July 30-August 3, 2018
Instructors: Jim Stombres, Steve Sveum & Charles “Chip” Staley
In residence: August 16-19 at Birch Creek Music Center in Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
Online componen: August 19-31
Instructor: Dr. Jay Gilbert
Instructor: Ken Snoeck

General Music

Instructor: John Feierabend
June: 18-22, 2018
Instructor: Lillie Feierabend
June: 18-22, 2018
Instructor: John Feierabend
June: 25-29, 2018
Instructor: Roger Sams
July 2-3, 2018
Instructor: Roger Sams
July 5-6, 2018
Instructor: Gary Everett
July 5-6, 2018
Instructors: Jean Hersey, Cynthia Seputis, Ben Torres
July 9-20, 2018 (two weeks)
Instructors: Megan Tietz, Cynthia Seputis, Ben Torres,
July 9-20, 2018 (two weeks)
Instructors: Tim Purdum, Cynthia Seputis, Ben Torres 
July 9-20, 2018 (two weeks)
Instructors: Chris Judah-Lauder
July 23-27, 2018
Instructors: Jean Hersey & Cynthia Seputis
July 26-27, 2018
Instructor: Dr. Herbert Marshall
July 30-August 3, 2018
Instructor: Manju Durairaj
Instructor: Cyndee Giebler


Instructor: Stefani Langol
June: 11-15, 2018
Instructor: Vincent Leonard


Instructor: Kalani Das
June 11-15, 2018
Instructor: Dr. Scott Edgar
June 11-15, 2018
Instructor: Colleen Conway
June 18-22, 2018
Instructors: Dr. Joyce McCall & Dr. Jason Thompson
July 10-14, 2018
Instructor: Lisa Hatfield
Instructor: Keith Ozsvath
Instructor: Glen Schneider




Conn Selmer Institute 2018: June 10-13, Mishawaka, IN 
2018 Music for All Summer Symposium, presented by Yamaha: June 25-30, Muncie, IN
Smith Walbridge's Marching Band Directors Clinic: Charleston, IL, July 10-13
Smith Walbridge's Drill Design Workshop: Charleston, IL, July 13-15
Jazz at Lincoln Center's Band Director Academy: June 22-25, New York, NY
Mariachi Workshop 2018: July 9-13, Las Vegas NV
World Music Drumming:
Teaching Guitar Workshops
New Sounds of J.W. Pepper 
Hal Leonard’s Joy of Singing




Contact our Director of Continuing Education by email at or by phone at 312.788.1139.



























































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.


VanderCook College of Music

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

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