The Summer Institute July 9 - July 29, 2017

Three Full Weeks!

The 2017 Institute will inspire you with new teaching ideas, skills, and knowledge. Come to be challenged musically, physically, and pedagogically. Be prepared to study and practice hard, and to experience the joy of a Jaques-Dalcroze Education.


Housing and meals are on the campus of Monocacy Manor in the Retreat Center, making your stay convenient and most comfortable. The scenic beauty provides a respite from the stresses of life, allowing you to focus and immerse yourself in the experience of the Jaques-Dalcroze approach.


The Institute begins on Sunday evening with dinner at 5:30 PM. The first eurhythmics class begins after dinner at 6:30 PM.  Week day classes include studies in:



Practice time for solfège and improvisation is included in the daily schedule.  Each module includes examinations toward Level I, II and III Jaques-Dalcroze Certification. The final consultation take place on each Saturday morning.

A rhythmics class, summer 2014

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