Summer Music Institute 2013
On behalf of the Music Department at Central Connecticut State University, we invite you to participate in Summer Music Institute 2013. This institute provides professional development for music educators and other musicians through a variety of graduate classes. Courses offer hands-on experiences, practical teaching techniques, and stimulating discussions among colleagues. The Summer Music Institute is also the primary venue for our Master’s degree program that offers a unique blend of theory and practice, focus and versatility. Participants may apply to the Masters in Music Education program, and earn a degree in four summers.
Carlotta Parr, Director
Lauren Bilello, Coordinator
Our faculty members are nationally renowned and have received accolades from previous participants such as these:
- "Top notch, nationally known clinicians are gems!"
- "Terrific comprehensive masters program."
- “Very practical and applicable classes with fun and friendly professors constantly keeping your classroom needs in mind”
- " I loved the SMI. It was an incredibly intense course. I was pushed, pulled, affirmed, and inspired. I know I'm a better teacher because of it."
- "I've learned here dozens of techniques I can apply to my teaching situation."
- "Very refreshing to have an adult class at an adult level with direct relevancy to bringing students of all ages to full competency."
- “Great way to earn credits to increase your pay while meeting great people and learning new gems for your classroom."
- "Short term learning that lasts a lifetime!"
- "Fantastic instructors with a world of knowledge and expereience!"
- "I found myself not wanting the class to end almost every day!"
Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) is located in the heart of Connecticut, affording participants from across the country numerous cultural and recreational opportunities while they are in the area. The capitol city of Hartford is nearby and offers many points of interest including the Wadsworth Atheneum and the Mark Twain House. Within easy driving distances are New York City, Boston, Cape Cod and other beaches, and the Norfolk and Tanglewood Music Festivals. We are confident that your summer experiences at CCSU will be rewarding. Please call or write for further information.
Register early! All participants who register before May 17th are eligible for weekly drawing for an iPod Nano!
Central Connecticut State University is a campus of the Connecticut State University System and is an AA-EO institution.