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Master of Music in Music Education - Summer Program

June 29 – July 30, 2015

 

  • Designed for the professional music educator
  • Interweaves research and practice, leading students to reflect on and apply knowledge and experiences from coursework to their teaching
  • Coursework can be completed in three summer semesters (late June through the end of July each year)
    • 12 credits in music education
    • 6 credits in theory, musicology, composition or jazz studies
    • 10-12 credits of workshops
    • Presentation or thesis (2-3 credits)

2015 Summer Courses

 

 

The dates for the Summer Masters Program are June 29 - July 30. Courses will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday

  • History and Philosophy of Music Education (MUSED 502)
    Instructor TBA
  • Curriculum Development in Music Education (MUSED 503)
    Colleen Conway
  • Arts and Crafts: Exploring the Creative Process of Improvisation, Composition and Arranging Through Practice (JAZZ 454)
    Andrew Bishop
  • Music and Identity (MUSICOL 550)
    Jason Geary
  • Music Theory Review (MUSED 407)
    William van Geest, University of Michigan

2015 Summer Workshops

 

  • Choral Conducting Symposium (CONDUCT 507.412)
    June 15 - 19
  • Band Conducting and Pedagogy Workshop (CONDUCT 507.035)

    June 21 - June 26

  • Michigan String Workshop (MUSED 504.201)

    June 25 – June 27

  • Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs
    June 29-July 3
    Ryan Hourigan, Ph.D., Ball State University, and Amy Hourigan, Music Therapy Connections
  • Jazz Improvisation: Practice and Pedagogy
    July 6-July 10
    Ellen Rowe, University of Michigan
  • African Music Ensemble & Dance
    July 13-July 17
    Sowah Mensah, Macalester College, University of St. Thomas, University of Minnesota
  • Experiencing Music Composition
    July 20-July 24
    Michele Kaschub, Ph.D., University of Southern Maine

Admissions

Workshops may be taken as part of the Master of Music in Music Education degree program, for Summer graduate credit (NCFD) or for professional development without college credit.  See individual workshop websites for details.

Apply to the Master of Music in Music Education Summer degree program

Questions? Contact the School of Music, Theatre & Dance Admissions Office at 734-764-0593 or email at smtd.admissions@umich.edu

Some of the Summer Masters 2012 Colleen Conway SMM outside on patio class 2012 African Drumming & Dance 2012 Kate Fitzpatrick's Curriculum Class 2012 SMM Music Tech Workshop Angela & Lisa Class of 2012

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