Silver Burdett Summer Music Institute

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Silver Burdett Summer Music Institute
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Silver Burdett Summer Music Institute
Jun 18 2018 - Jun 22 2018

Silver Burdett/Pearson Education

Silver Burdett Summer Music Institute

June 18-22, 2018

Course Title: Creating a Musical Mosaic with Interactive Music

Course Numbers: Graduate MUS 5536-TBA & Undergraduate 3536-TBA

Institute Fee: $370 (Required of all participants), includes License Renewal Letter.  Academic Credit (3 credit hours) also available.  See below for more information about tuition and fees.  

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2018 Faculty Sessions

  • Audrey Cardany - "Creating a Musical Mosiac with Interactive Music”
  • Sanna Longden - "Come and Join the Dance"
  • Maribeth Yoder-White - "Creating Community Through Song”

2018 Elective Sessions Faculty

  • Andy Beck – “Movin’ in the Right Direction! New Elementary Music and Materials”
  • Mary Greene - Guitar and Dulcimer
  • Shirley Lacroix - "Get in Step with Technology"
  • Rochelle Mann - "Every Day is Game Day: Using Singing Games and Movement Activities to Develop Musical Independence and Part-Singing”
  • Nan McDonald - "Songs Tell Stories: Imaginative Integration Across the Curriculum”


Registration Deadlines

Credit Non-Credit
Deadlines: April 28 & May 18, 2018
Cost: $370 + University summer tuition and fees *Note: New in 2018, tuition and fees are now required for any student taking a special summer course/institute for credit at ASU.  The Office of Student Accounts will bill you separately for tuition and fees.  See below for a breakdown of tuition and fees.  
Deadline: June 8, 2018
Cost: $370

Appalachian offers three hours of graduate/undergraduate credit to each participant who registers and pays for the institute by April 28th. New enrollees must submit the online Graduate Non-Degree application including all the required documentation by May 18th. Further application instructions will be emailed. Any institute registrations received after April 28th will be considered for non-credit only.

For credit fees are in addition to the Institute registration fee. For 2018, the proposed in-state graduate credit fee, for three credit hours, is $667.53 and the out-of-state fee is $1,669.53. In-state undergraduate fee, for three credit hours, is $596.15, and the out-of-state fee is $1,529.15. 

Student Accounts will bill you separately for the credit fees.

The non-credit option is appropriate for license renewal if a University-issued letter stating the number of hours participated is accepted by your school system. (If uncertain, please check with your school system.)
Academic Credit (3-Hours): $370 + tuition and fees (billed separately by Student Accounts)
Graduate #: 5536-TBA
Undergraduate #: 3536-TBA
Non Credit (License Renewal Letter Only): $370


University Highlights

classroom drummingFor more than eighty years, Appalachian State University has been a center of study for music students throughout the world. The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian offers a combined program of academic studies and professional musical training of unparalleled quality within a university framework. Individual attention, detailed musical and technical development, and the encouragement of each student's artistic potential in performance serve as the foundation of the program in vocal and instrumental studies.


Meals are available for purchase on campus at the Roess Dining Hall. There are also several excellent restaurant options within walking distance.


Housing is available in an Appalachian residence hall. Two bedrooms are connected by a bathroom to make a suite. Each bedroom has 2 twin beds. On the registration pages you have an option of Two per Suite (1 person per bedroom/2 per suite/2 per bathroom). Or you may choose Four per Suite (2 persons per bedroom/4 per suite/4 per bathroom).

Campus residence hall accommodations are from Sunday to Friday and include bed and bath linens, pillow, and a light blanket. Four per Suite is $130 per person. Two per Suite is $180 per person. If you register for Two per Suite, you may choose a suitemate. If you register for Four per Suite, you must have a registered roommate on your form, or you will be changed to Two per Suite and charged the higher rate. One per suite rate is $342.


Check-in will be held the afternoon of Sunday, June 17 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Check-out times will be June 22, from 7:00-9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m.


Classes will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, June 18, 2018 and conclude at noon on Friday, June 22 by noon. A complete schedule will be available in Monday's class.


All materials used in the institute will be provided.


You will be most comfortable in casual summer clothing and comfortable shoes that allow freedom of movement.


Full payment (institute fee of $370) must accompany your registration. There is a $25.00 service charge for returned checks. You may cancel your institute registration on or before June 8 for a full refund minus $50 processing fee. After June 9, there will be no refunds.

Evening Highlights

Silver Burdett/Pearson is sponsoring a cook-out on Tuesday evening for all participants and their guests. Dress is casual. A Pig Pickin' with mountain music and square dancing ($15 per person) is scheduled for Wednesday evening. An evening jam session with local musicians is an option for Thursday.

Registration Conference and Camp Services On-Site Institute Coordinator
Susan Tate
Conference & Camp Services
Frances Keel
Conference & Camp Services
Lisa Runner
Hayes School of Music

Please complete our online registration form whether paying by credit card or check. To pay by check, complete the online registration form and mail in your payment. We recommend registering now with a credit card using our secure server. 

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