"The hands on experience gave me a chance to listen to and sing the music the way the arrangers want the songs to be performed."
Keeva L. Smith (Plaquemine, LA)
"I'm excited about the new things I can do with my students! Thank you for such high caliber in presentation."
Debbie Brown (Mansfield, TX)
"This is such a rejuvenating workshop - love the energy! Your presenters are personable, professional and loads of fun!"
Kelly Jo Depperschmidt (Fort Worth, TX)
"This conference has given me so much material to use as a first year music teacher. I'm so excited to start!"
Katina Cardenas (Garden Grove, CA)
"The directors are so willing to share with all of us - it's why I keep coming back."
Anita Slobig (El Centro, CA)
"It's such fun to be able to interact with the composers and get inspired for a new school year!"
Sherri LaPorte (Saugus, CA)
"[Joy of Singing] is the very core of my preparation for the new school year. Nothing compares to having the clinicians to lead us."
Dolores Barrett (Smithfield, NC)
"Thank you for events like this. They rejuvenate us!"
Melissa Egan (Sarasota, FL)
"I am so renewed by this workshop each year. What fantastic ideas and advice I've gained from this experience!"
Molly Wineland (Nolensville, TN)
"This training is a highlight of my summer. Back to school is easier, smoother and more fun because of these sessions."
Ernesta Chicklowski (Tampa, FL)
"What a wonderful experience for new and veteran teachers alike!"
Katie Holbrook (La Grange, GA)
To be eligible to receive graduate level credit, a student must have a degree in a music-related
discipline. Any exceptions must be approved directly be VanderCook College of Music.
$320 for 1 credit. Tuition is due in full with registration.
Students must register no later than September 5, 2017.
Full tuition must be enclosed with registration.
Students may register either online (preferred) or via mail:
Download the registration form (available above) and send it (with tuition payment) to:
VanderCook College of Music
Attn: MECA Continuing Education
3140 S. Federal St.
Chicago, IL 60616-3731