All online MECA courses
conclude on May 3, 2020.

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Drop, withdraw or change using
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For other MECA-related questions,
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or 312.788.1139.


Mid-Semester Spring 2020 MECA
Continuing Education Courses


March 25–May 4, 2020

New! Authoring an Online Course with Patrick Benson [2 credits, March 25 April 29 ]

A Complete Guide to Playing & Teaching the Ukulele with Kalani Das

Digital Assessment Tools for the Band, Orchestra & Choir Director with Keith Ozsvath

New! Distance Learning with Google Classroom for Music Educators with John Mlynczak

Drumset for the Music Educator with Darren Scorza

Experiencing Jazz with Richard Lawn

Guitar for the Music Educator: Level I with Matt Hudson

Introduction to Orff Schulwerk with Dr. Jean Hersey

Music Production Using Pro Tools with Michael Fein

Noteflight Learn Educator Certification with Stefani Langol

Producing Effective Educational Media with Kalani Das

New! Remote & Online Learning for Elementary General Music Teachers with Manju Durairaj

Score Study for the Everyday Teacher with Glen Schneider

Sibelius Music Notation with Vincent Leonard

Sound Decisions About Quality Concert Band Repertoire: Music Grades 1-3 with Dr. Jay Gilbert

Standards-Based Learning, Grading & Reporting in the Music Classroom with Greg Scapillato

Teaching Improvisation in the Classroom & Ensemble Using the iPad with Michael Fein

Upright & Electric Bass: Level I with Doug Bistrow

New! The Vocal Mechanism with Angela Presutti Korbitz

World Percussion Methods & Techniques with Zachary Himelhoch


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.


VanderCook College of Music

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

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