Summer Music Institute
Same Tuition as Last Year!
World Renowned Faculty!
30th Anniversary of SMI


Summer Music Institute
c/o Dr. N. Carlotta Parr
Department of Music
Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT, 06050-4010

phone: (860) 832-3317

Department of Music Web Site

Important Notes

Registration: It is strongly recommended that you register at least one month before each course you are taking.

  • Cancellation decisions for professors will be made two weeks before the class begins. The University reserves the right to cancel any course due to low enrollment.
  • All class sizes are limited, so register early!
  • All classes meet Monday through Friday. All one-week classes meet one evening as specified.
  • This summer, participants who register before May 16th will be eligible for a weekly drawing to win a Jawbone Speaker! There will be a drawing at noon every Friday. Register early for your chance to win!

Housing: Rooms in an air-conditioned dormitory hall are available to all participants on a weekly basis. Please see the SMI Website for pricing, description of facility, and all relevant information.

  • SMI participants must register for housing separately from course registration through Residence Life.
  • The Housing Registration Form click is on the website, with the address for sending your reservation. Website:

Credits: Topics courses may be repeated for credit with different content for a maximum of 6 credits.

  • The maximum number of credits that may be earned toward a degree at CCSU during one five-week term is eight.
  • There is no limit on the number of credits one may take independent of the M.S. in Music Education degree program.

Textbooks: Some courses may require the purchase of texts or other materials. Requirements will be announced on the website OR on the first day of classes.

Location: All classes will meet in Welte Hall. Specific room numbers are posted with the course descriptionson the SMI website They will also be posted at the entrance of Welte Hall and outside the SMI office (Welte, Room 209).

Parking: Please park in student parking lots, especially the student lot behind the Student Center, including the parking garage. Those staying in the dorm may park in the dorm lots.

More Information: Consult the website

  • Before coming to CCSU, please consult the website for posted announcements, course materials, and other information as it comes in from instructors.
  • For more information about the Master of Science in Music Education program at CCSU contact: Dr. N. Carlotta Parr, Professor, Coordinator of Graduate Studies, Department of Music, (860) 832-3317, or at
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