NDSU Summer Symposium in Music Education

July 25-29, 2016 | North Dakota State University

Join the music education faculty of North Dakota State University and guests Joseph Parisi, Stan McGill, Wendy Barden, and Ann Eisen for a unique symposium designed to develop effective teaching in music education.  This five-day event offers a unique opportunity with a variety of options, including:

  • Three hours credit towards NDSU Master of Music in Music Education degree or continuing education for those interested in enriching their teaching
  • Separate tracks for instrumental, choral, and elementary music.
  • The ability to tailor sessions to your needs and include material from one, two, or all tracks
  • The opportunity to spend time working with nationally recognized master teachers
  • Connect with colleagues in the region
  • Re-kindle your passion for teaching and prepare for the new school year.


  • MUSC 600 Professional Development Credit (3 graduate credits. Continuing Education Credit. $475)
  • MUSC 790 Degree Eligible Credit (3 graduate credits. May be applied to the M.M. Ed. with NDSU)

For tuition costs, please visit www.ndsu.edu/bisonconnection/accounts/tuition.

Course Requirements/Assignments

  • Mandatory Attendance and participation for all five days of the symposium.
  • A daily journal of reflections detailing each day’s activities and how they may benefit their teaching.
  • Music 790 Only: Eight to ten-page implementation paper which details a summary and a focus of the symposium.


Click here for a PDF of the symposium schedule. Please note it may be subject to change.


Not ready to pursue a degree or hoping to transfer this course into a degree? Consider enrolling as a Non-degree Seeking Student. More information can be found at the NDSU Graduate School.

More Information

For more information about this Summer Symposium in Music Education, please contact Charlette Moe or Warren Olfert.


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