Winter/Spring 2017 - Online courses for teachers
First Course Begins Monday, Jan 30th. Read more 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 - SAVE the DATE - July 17-21, 2017
New location - Lyndon State in the stunning Northeast Kingdom. 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!
Two separate courses offered, both three credits each with graduate credit through Castleton University or as workshop credit only.
- Annual Summer Institute - Technology for Teaching and Learning for All Music Classrooms
- First Steps in MusicTM with Betsy Greene
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!