All online MECA courses begin
on February 3 and conclude on
May 4, 2020.
Registration for all online
courses closes at 12:00 noon CST
on Friday, January 31.
Spring break for online
courses is March 16-20, 2020;
no courses will be held.

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.
Visit our MECA FAQs page.

Drop, withdraw or change using
Add/Drop Form.

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

Fall 2019 MECA
Continuing Education Courses

Registration Open Now!



September 23December 15

Beyond Bass Basics with Doug Bistrow

Drumset for the Music Educator with Darren Scorza

Finale Music Notation Software with Vince Leonard

GarageBand Does It All! with Stefani Langol

Guitar for the Music Educator: Level I with Matt Hudson

New! History of the Musical Stage with Christopher Sapienza

Middle School Choir: Creating a Foundation for Healthy Voices & Vibrant Programs
with Gretchen Harrison

New! Music Technology Curriculum Integration with Michael Fein

Noteflight Learn Educator Certification with Stefani Langol (October & November Only)

Noteflight & Soundtrap: A Dynamic Music Creation Duo (incl. Noteflight Learn Certification)
with Stefani Langol

New! Rehearsal Innovation: Techniques & Strategies to Ignite the Ensemble Classroom
with Glen Schneider

New! Students with Special Needs in Music Education with Dr. Alice Hammel

TECHing the General Music Classroom: Integrating Technology in the 21st Century GM Classroom

with Manju Durairaj

Technology Integration for the Modern Music Educator with Keith Ozsvath

Theory Review with Mary Ann Krupa

Your Musical: From Start to Strike with Vince Leonard & Christopher Sapienza

Upright & Electric Bass: Level I with Doug Bistrow

New! World Rhythms: Drumming, Strumming & Singing Music from West Africa, Brazil
& the Caribbean
with Kalani Das, MT-CC



Check each course for session dates.

Band Instrument Repair with Gary Everett & Bill Rife

New! Percussion for the Non-Percussionist: Snare Drum with Dr. James Yakas

New! Help! I'm an Instrumentalist Teaching Choir with Dr. Robert L. Sinclair



VanderCook College of Music is an independent, not-for-profit,
degree-granting institution, fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission 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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3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL 60616-3731
(312) 225-6288

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