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MICCA 8th Summer Institute 2017

Announcing the 8th MICCA Summer Institute 2017!
Sponsored by David French Music Co., Anthem Musical Instruments, and MICCA
Thursday, July 20th and Friday, July 21st, 2017
The Summer Institute will be held at Hopkinton High School, Hopkinton, MA

This year, the MICCA Summer Institute will feature a "conference model" with sessions offered by local educators grouped by strand. Attendees can choose between choral, band, and string strands with several sessions being offered across all strands. Session titles have been developed by educators to meet the practical needs of elementary, middle, and high school teachers.

Also new this year will be a cocktail hour Thursday evening at Legends Sports Bar and Grille at Double Tree Milford - 11 Beaver St, Milford, MA 01757.

We hope that you will join us this summer for an enriching and enjoyable institute!

Graduate Credit available through UMASS Lowell - information below!

Below is our schedule with clinicians and locations. We are very excited to have you all be able to work with these amazing educators!

Click here for our Summer Institute Handout which includes descriptions of sessions, our clinician bios, and information on dining in the area!

Register here for these amazing 2 days of great educators and clinics!!

Click here for our Summer Institute Handout which includes descriptions of sessions, our clinician bios, and information on dining in the area!


To earn college credit for the MICCA Summer Institute through UMass Lowell, register for - Instrumental Music Workshop (Class #5770-091)

All participants are eligible for the credit option through UMASS Lowell. Participants who would like to receive credit should enroll in "Instrumental Music Workshop" as outlined on the MICCA website. Projects/papers will be accepted from any strand (band, string, and choral), however the title of the course will remain "Instrumental Music Workshop." Please feel free to contact Jason Bielik with any questions.

What follows is the information needed to register, with additional information on course requirements:

Instrumental Music Workshop (3, 2 or 1 Credit option)
Course No: MUED.5770-091; SIS Class Nbr: 1903; SIS Term: 2640
Tuition: $470 per credit

To Register: https://continuinged.uml.edu/catalog/search/current_semsearch_detail.cfm?coursenum=MUED.5770&secnum=-091&yr=2017&sm=Summer

The requirements are as follows:
Attendance is required at all sessions. You will be required to select a topic or topics from among the sessions at the institute and write a paper (length determined by credit option) on what you gained from the particular session and how you might implement those ideas in your own music program.

Papers, for those registering for credit, are due by July 29th, 2017.
Via email:
Or postal service:
Dan Lutz, Director, University Bands
UMass Lowell, Department of Music
Durgin Hall 319
35 Wilder Street, Ste. 3
Lowell MA 01854

UMass Lowell Continuing Education website:


If you have questions about registering for the Institute for credit and or the requirements, please contact: Dan Lutz 978-934-3883 or

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