2024 selection of courses (Residency June 14-21)

Required this summer

  • MUSIC 700 ZA Literature Analysis (3 credits) Dr. Rachel Dirks
  • MUSIC 805 ZA Theories of Music Teaching (3 credits) Dr. Phil Payne
  • MUSIC 718 ZA Upper String Pedagogy (2 credits) Dr. Cora Cooper

Course to be taken during your first summer

  • MUSIC 801 ZA Intro to Graduate Studies in Music (2 credits) Dr. Phil Payne

Courses to be taken during your third summer

Electives (2 credits of electives are required sometime in the 3 summers)

  • MUSIC 730 ZA Org. and Admin. of the Successful Music Program (2 credits) Dr. Rachel Dirks
  • MUSIC 711 ZA Concert and Ethnic Percussion (2 credits) Dr. Kurt Gartner

Residency Schedule:

June 17-18, Sat & Sun: MUSIC 711 ZA Concert and Ethnic Percussion

    • Friday 7-9 p.m. via Zoom (meeting ID 785-532-3808)
    • Saturday 8-5 in person, McCain 201
    • Sunday 8-1 in person, McCain 201

June 19-23, Mon – Fri:

    • 8:00-9:00 MUSIC 730 ZA Org. and Admin. of the Successful Music Program
    • 9:15 - 10:15 MUSIC 805 ZA Theories of Music Teaching
    • 10:30 - 11:30 MUSIC 718 ZA Upper String Pedagogy
    • 1:00 - 2:30 MUSIC 700 ZA Literature Analysis
    • 2:45-3:45 MUSIC 898: Graduate Report Presentations
    • 4:00 - 5:00 MUSIC 810: Curriculum Development and Learning Assessment
  • Monday, Happy Hour for all grad student and faculty (Bar in the Blumont Hotel -across Bluemont Ave, Cash bar)
  • Monday, 7:00-9:00 MUSIC 801: Intro to Graduate Studies
  • Tuesday, 7:30 Concert in the Park
  • Wednesday, 5:00 Faculty/Student Picnic - (Home of Dr. Frank Tracz - Directions will be provided)
  • Thursday, 7:00-9:00 MUSIC 810: Curriculum Development and Learning Assessment

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2025 selection of courses (Residency dates June 13-20)

Required this summer

  • MUSIC 704 ZA Symphonic Literature (3 credits) Dr. Rachel Dirks
  • MUSIC 859 ZB Advanced instrumental Conducting (2 credits) Dr. Rachel Dirks
  • MUSIC 808 ZA Research in Music Education (3 credits) Dr. Phil Payne

Course to be taken during your first summer

  • MUSIC 801 ZA Intro to Graduate Studies in Music (2 credits) Dr. Phil Payne

Courses to be taken during your third summer

Electives (2 credits of electives are required sometime in the 3 summers)

  • MUSIC 710 ZA Percussion Percussion(2 credits) Dr. Kurt Gartner
  • MUSIC 716 ZA Brass Techniques (2 credits) Dr. Steve Maxwell
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2026 selection of courses (Residency TBD)

Required this summer

  • MUSIC 717 ZA Lower String Pedagogy (2 credits) Dr. Rachel Dirks
  • MUSIC 728 ZB Advanced Instrumental Rehearsal Techniques (2 credits) Dr. Rachel Dirks
  • MUSIC 807 ZA History and Philosophy of Music Education (3 credits) Dr. Phil Payne

Course to be taken during your first summer

  • MUSIC 801 ZA Intro to Graduate Studies in Music (2 credits) Dr. Phil Payne

Courses to be taken during your third summer

Electives (2 credits of electives are required sometime in the 3 summers)

  • MUSIC 712 ZA Jazz and Marching Percussion Techniques (2 credits) Dr. Kurt Gartner
  • MUSIC 715 ZA Woodwind Techniques (2 credits) Amy Guffey