ILMEA Music Education Conference: A Retrospective


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MECA students can earn one semester hour of graduate credit attending educational clinics, exhibits and concert performances at ILMEA's
2020 Music Education Conference.

January 29—February 1, 2020

Peoria, Illinois

MECA Retrospective Tuition: $350

Following the conference, students will upload copies of all handouts, concert programs and other supporting materials to our online learning platform, Schoology. In addition, students will submit written responses summarizing and critiquing all sessions and concerts attended. All materials and discussions must be completed by March 6, 2020.

Course requirements:

1. All registrations must be completed and received with full tuition payment by February 4, 2020. VanderCook accepts phone and fax registrations with Visa, Discover or MasterCard payment information.

2. Students must attend 12.5 hours of concerts, clinics and/or lectures for each semester hour of credit taken.

3. Prior to the conference, students will receive access to Schoology, VanderCook's online platform. Following the conference, students are required to participate in two discussions and respond to at least two other discussion submissions. Students will submit written responses summarizing and critiquing all sessions and concerts attended. PDFs of all handouts, concert programs and other supporting materials must also be submitted with assignments.

4. All discussions and uploads must be completed and submitted by March 6, 2020.

Educators seeking credit must also register with ILMEA for the conference. Please visit ILMEA's conference page for additional information. MECA pricing does not include any fees associated with ILMEA or conference attendance.

For additional information, please contact Patrick Benson at 312.788.1139 or

Course Details

IMEC 2020: A Retrospective
Course Code 7300

1 Graduate Credit
$350, due in full with registration.
Registration Deadline
February 4, 2020
Deadline for Submission
of Required Materials
March 6, 2020

VanderCook College of Music

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

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