The University of the arts

Menu

With a legacy of serving over 300 music educators from across the country each summer for over twenty years, the Summer Music Studies Program offers graduate level coursework for students interested in expanding upon their pedagogical, technological, musical, and instructional skills in all genre of music classrooms. Renowned faculty from The University of the Arts, as well as content experts from across the country, provide week-long graduate level instruction that is all about making and creating meaningful music. The University of the Arts provides the capacity to offer courses on multiple campuses, utilizing the latest resources and faculty, while offering reasonably priced housing options for our out of town students.
 

Our Master of Music in Music Education degree can be completed in as few as three or four summers, but must be completed within seven years of matriculation. All coursework is offered in conjunction with the Summer Music Studies Program. 
 

Summer 2017 Highlights!


  • KATI DONOVAN from the Uarts School of Theater teaches MAKING A MUSICAL: MAYHEM TO MERRIMENT
     
  • CONTEMPORARY VOCAL MUSIC course with UArts Faculty LIZ RADIGONDA and TIFFANY JONES,
  • KEVIN HANSON teaches 2 new courses! PLAY GUITAR, TEACH GUITAR and THE ART OF TEACHING SONGWRITING FOR MUSIC EDUCATORS LEVEL 2 
  • DAWN PRATSON teaches INTRO TO DALCROZE
     
  • DENNIS FISHER, Associate Director of Wind Studies at the University of North texas will be teaching INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING, designed for band directors
     
  • Introducing 2 Jazz Education courses: JAZZ MUSICIANSHIP CONCEPTS FOR MUSIC EDUCATORS and REHEARSAL STRATEGIES + REPERTOIRE FOR JAZZ BAND
     
  • BAND INSTRUMENT REPAIR LEVEL 4
     
  • STRING INSTRUMENT REPAIR LEVEL 2
     
  • DR. TOM RUDOLPH will be offering iPAD AUDIO + VIDEO RECORDING TO ENHANCE INSTRUCTION
     
  • DR. SCOTT WATSON is back to teach our music tech course LIGHTS! CAMERA! LEARNING! VIDEO PROJECTS IN MUSIC EDUCATION
     
  • An addition to our Orff Supllmental courses: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN ORFF SCHULWERK

ABOUT

The Summer Music Studies (SMS) + Masters in Music Programs (MM) serve the needs of music teachers, offering matriculated degrees and non-matriculated graduate-level courses for professional development that meet PA Act 48 requirements.

 

Summer 2017 Schedule:

  • Session 1: JUNE 26 - JUNE 30
    NO CLASSES: JULY 3 - JULY 7
    (4th of July observed)
  • Session 2: JULY 10 - JULY 14
  • Session 3: JULY 17 - JULY 21
  • Session 4: JULY 24 - JULY 28
  • Online Courses: JUNE 19 - AUGUST 11
     

View Summer 2017 course offerings

Full Course Catalogue

A complete listing of courses + course descriptions offered through the UArts Master of Music in Music Education + Summer Music Studies programs.