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Conn-Selmer Institute: A Retrospective 2019

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2019 Conn-Selmer Institute

June 9-12

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 12th, 2019. The notebook (and paper registration) must be postmarked no later than July 12th, 2019. 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.

Course Details

1-2 graduate credits
1-Credit Option:
Tuition $300 per credit hour
Less Conn-Selmer Institute 50% scholarship - $150
Student Cost: $150, due in full with registration
Course Code: 7319A
2-Credit Option
Tuition $600 per credit hour
Less Conn-Selmer Institute 50% scholarship - $300
Student Cost: $300, due in full with registration
Course Code: 7319B
* Students must register with Conn-Selmer Institute in addition to registering with VanderCook for graduate credit.

Retrospective Information

Download the 2019 MECA Retrospective Information Sheet HERE


Download the 2019 MECA Retrospective Notebook Rubric HERE

VanderCook College of Music

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

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