Summer Music Programs

Summer Institute for Music Teaching and Learning
Curtice Lockhart
Program Coordinator
Boesel Musical Arts Center
(440) 826-8065
(440) 826-8069 (fax)

Housing will be available on-campus for both Gordon Institute and Orff-Schulwerk classes in the newly renovated, air-conditioned and suite style Davidson Commons.

Click here for the Gordon Institute housing application.


 Click here for the Orff-Schulwerk housing application.



All programs are offered for-credit for both Graduate and Undergraduate Students.

International students may register as a not-for-credit student and must call the Outreach office to pay for their course between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Eastern Standard Time, Monday - Friday at 440-826-2365.


(International students are responsible for attaining their own visa.)

Summer Institute for Music Teaching and Learning

Providing high-quality professional development for music educators in workshops coordinated with Ohio Standards and contextualized for the music educator.

Invest a few hours this summer...

...apply new ideas & techniques in your music classroom
all year!


2015 Offerings are listed below. More information to be announced soon!

Please note: the professional development courses are not available for non-credit or audit.


Intermediate Guitar Skills for Educators

June 15-17; 12:00-4:30 pm

Lalene Kay, MT-BC, Instructor; 1 credit; $185


West African Drumming, Song, and Dance; An Introduction to Afro-Centric Music

June 15-19; 9:00 am-4:30 pm

Josh Ryan, Instructor; 2 credit;$315


Creating, Performing, and Responding to Music with Technology

June 22-25, 9-4:30

William Bauer, Instructor; 2 credits; $315


The iPad in Music Education

June 29 & 30, 9-4:30

William Bauer, Instructor; 1 credit; $185


Creating and Measuring Learning Objectives in the Kodály-Inspired Classroom

June 29 & 30, 9-4:30

Nyssa Brown, Instructor; 1 credit; $185


Orff-Shulwerk Teacher Education Course Level I*      

July 6-17 (Monday-Friday); 8:00 am-4:30 pm

Tim Purdum, Laura Webster & Alan Purdum, Instructors; 4 credits; $610


Orff-Schulwerk Teacher Education Course Level II*

July 6-17 (Monday-Friday); 8:00 am-4:30 pm

Michelle Przbylowski, Laura Webster & Alan Purdum, Instructors; 4 credits; $610


Gordon Institute for Music Learning*

Early Childhood Music Level 1

July 20-July 31 (Monday-Friday); 8:30 am-5:00 pm

Jennifer Bailey and Herbert Marshall, Instructors; 4 credits; $710


*On-campus housing is available during the Orff-Schulwerk and Gordon Institute for Music Learning! 

+Gordon Institute course tuition requires a $100 fee for Gordon Institute membership and certification.


Registration is not open just yet but, if you would like to be contacted the moment registration opens, please email Curtice Lockhart (Program Coordinator, with your name, email, and program you plan to attend. 

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