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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): M/W
    Carlos Xavier Rodriguez
  • Curriculum Development in Music Education (MUSED 503): T/TH
    Colleen Conway
  • Arts and Crafts: Exploring the Creative Process of Improvisation, Composition and Arranging Through Practice (JAZZ 454): T/TH
    Andrew Bishop
  • Music and Identity (MUSICOL 505): M/W
    Jason Geary
  • Music Theory Review (MUSED 407): M/T/W/TH 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
    William van Geest, University of Michigan

2015 Summer Workshops


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

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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