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Master of Music Education


Master of Music Education

A Note from the Dean’s Desk:

Welcome to VanderCook College of Music!  From its inception, this private institution has been dedicated exclusively to the preparation of music teachers.  Our summer Master of Music Education program is designed for the working music educator.  VanderCook has a long and illustrious history of serving the educational needs of music educators through a rigorous, practical, hands-on curriculum that is rooted in the teaching fundamentals of our founders—Hale A. VanderCook and H. E. Nutt.

Whether you teach Band, Choir, Orchestra, General Music, or a combination of these, I am confident that you will find something of value in every class that you can immediately apply to your teaching situation.  During your time in the program, you will have the opportunity to network and share experiences with music educators from across the nation and across the globe while developing lifetime friends and colleagues in the profession.  The richness and diversity of this program makes it a graduate experience like no other. 


Robert L. Sinclair, Ph.D.
Interim Dean of Graduate Studies
Director of Choral Activities
Professor of Music Education




VanderCook College of Music

3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL 60616-3731
(312) 225-6288

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