Spring 2017 - Online courses for teachers
Two more courses begin March 27th. Read below.
Online Professional Development through Music-COMP, a recognized professional development provider in collaboration with Castleton University for graduate credits.
General Information: No specific class meeting times - no face-to-face meetings
Assignments due on a weekly basis in the online course discussion and project sharing site.
Each course content includes: Research and Best Practice on the topic, online posts and discussion with classmates, document project planning and implementation into your own music classroom.
Cost: Each course is available for workshop credit only ($299 each) or for one graduate credit ($419 each). Take one course or more during the winter/spring.
Summer Information - Registration Open Now - July 17-21, 2017
Last summer's courses at Lyndon State were a blast and we'll return there again this summer. - Lyndon State College has a beautiful campus with comfortable single room housing in suites for six and delicious cafeteria meals. NEK was listed in 2006 by National Geographic Society as one of the most desirable place to visit in the country and the ninth most desirable place to visit in the world. Make this your summer study location! Join us for five full days of coursework and optional evening activities. Make your summer study a personal retreat. Stay and study on campus. Live and learn together with music educators from all over Vermont and beyond.
Two separate courses offered, both three credits each with 3 graduate credits through Castleton University or as workshop credit only.
Opus 29 includes the opportunity to write for piano. Learn more here!
Erik Nielsen, our Senior Mentor, has created a podcast to guide students in composing for the piano.
Listen here to the full podcast and view the Score Examples below as you listen.
This audio recording series, Perspectives in Music Composition, was conceived as an additional resource for members of the Vermont MIDI Project and the Connecticut Composition Project by Richard Wells, Sandi MacLeod and Erik Nielsen. We gladly share them with any teacher or student interested in learning more about music composition. Rich is coordinator of the CCP and audio engineer for the series below.
21 lessons in Music Composition here.
These podcasts provide score examples and major hints for students when composing with lesser known instruments available for the spring Opus featuring strings and woodwinds.
We're working on a resources for contrabassoon too. Coming shortly!