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The Summer Institute June 24 - July 14, 2018

Three Full Weeks!

WEEK ONE — June 24 to June 30, 2018 (Sunday to Saturday)

Level I Certification (Part I)

Level II Certification (Part I)

License - Summer I or II


WEEK TWO  — July 1 to June 8, 2018 (Sunday to Saturday)

Level I Certification (Part II)

Level II Certification (Part II)


WEEK THREE:  MODULE V ONLY — July 9 to July 14, 2018, (Sunday to Saturday)

We will have a special 4th of July picnic.

Advanced Certificate

License - Summer I or II


The 2018 Summer Institute will inspire you with new teaching ideas, skills, and knowledge. Come, ready to be challenged musically, physically, and pedagogically. Be prepared to study and practice diligently, and experience the joy of a Jaques-Dalcroze Education.


Housing and meals are on campus in the Center for Renewal, making your stay convenient and 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 with a meal on Sunday evening at 5:30 PM. The first Eurhythmics, Solfège, and Improvisation class begins at 6:30 pm and ends at 9:00 pm.  Weekday classes include studies in:



Solfège (Solfège by J. R. Stevenson Volume I, and II, are required)

Piano Improvisation

Movement Technique

Plastique Animée

Pedagogy including student teaching


See the complete schedule here.


Included in the daily schedule is practice time for Solfège and Eurhythmics.  Each module includes examinations toward Level I, II and III Jaques-Dalcroze Certification. The final consultation takes place  each Saturday morning of each week.  Check out is on Saturday mornings before anytime before noon.

A rhythmics class, summer 2014

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