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Using a research-based, practice-driven and community-supported approach, Gordon's graduate music education program is transforming music teaching and learning. Master's, post-baccalaureate and continuing education options offer an exceptional foundation for new teachers and the tools for experienced teachers to thrive in K–12 choral, instrumental and general music classroom and ensemble settings.


Nationally recognized leaders in music teaching and learning
Graduate music faculty and visiting workshop clinicians are nationally recognized educators and researchers, with years of experience teaching in elementary and secondary music classroom settings.

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 Improving musicianship through practical engagement
Across all graduate music programming, learning reflects the experiences of the students in your own classrooms, with active hands-on engagement with playing instruments, singing, dancing, moving, and creating with colleagues and peers.

25 miles from Boston sign

Inspiring learning environment; convenient location
Just 25 miles north of Boston and three miles from the ocean, Gordon’s 480-acre campus and state-of-the-art facilities—including a breathtaking recital hall and music technology innovation lab—offer an inspiring backdrop for learning, creating and performing.


Fall 2020 Online Workshop for Music Educators

An Introduction and Overview of the Development of Black Music in America

Clinicians: Jesse Hameen II, and Andrew Jones

This course will survey the elements, historical background and styles of Black music in America. Applicable to music educators of all disciplines, K - 12.

Tuesdays, 7:15–9:15 p.m.
September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 2020

Class meets live via Zoom on 4 Tuesday evenings; asynchronous content and self-paced digital engagement are provided using CANVAS, Gordon College's digital learning management system.

Complete workshop description, clinician bios and registration information can be found here.

Questions about professional development for music educators can be directed to , Program Coordinator for Graduate Music Education.