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  • Summer Learning Opportunities: Trinity Lutheran Seminary

    You are invited to Trinity Seminary to connect with other clergy, musicians, worship leaders, and anyone passionate about theology and music ministry.

    Summer learning opportunities are perfect for musicians, clergy, worship leaders, and anyone passionate about music ministry -- to further develop music skills, be energized, equipped, and renewed for ministry.

    We look forward to seeing you this summer!

    Getting Registered

    Current Students - If you are currently enrolled at the university, please use WebAdvisor to register for summer courses.
    New Students - If you are a new student or auditor, please apply here
    Financial Aid/Student Accounts - If you are seeking financial assistance for summer courses, please contact the Financial Aid office at 614-236-6511. If you already have an account with the university and need to make payments for courses or past fees, please contact the Student Accounts office at 614-236-6123. 

    Summer Course Schedule 

    Looking for a layout of the summer schedule? View a week by week summer course scheduleTrinity Singing Students

    We look forward to seeing you this summer! 

    Courses may be taken for graduate credit or audit
    All courses meet Monday – Friday.
    Daily choir rehearsal 10:40 - 11:00 a.m. All are welcome.
    Daily worship at 10:45 a.m.

    Courses

    DATES   Credit Audit 65+Audit
    June 8-12 2020 MN 2175 Building Parish Music Ministry $1248 $210 $105
    June 15-19 2020 MN 3121 Preaching in a Living Context $1248 $210 $105
    June 22-26 2020 MN 2638 Emotional Intelligence for Life in the Parish $624 $105 $52.5
    June 22-26 2020  MN 2172 Music & Worship in the African American Tradition $1248 $210 $105
    June 8-26 2020 MN 2711 Liturgical Choir $624 $105 $52.50
    By Arrangement MN 3793 Comprehensive Jury in Keyboard NA NA NA
    By Arrangement MN 3794 Comprehensive Jury in Voice NA NA NA
    By Arrangement MN 3795 Comprehensive Jury in Conducting NA NA NA
    By Arrangement MN 3796 Comprehensive Jury in Composition NA NA NA
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    Course Descriptions Summer 2020

    MN 2175 Building Parish Music Ministries - June 8-12, Prof. May Schwarz, 2 hours credit 
    Provides practical strategies for evaluating the current music program and developing strong parish music ministries. Includes exploration of various models of music ministry, development of music resources (repertoire, choirs, budget, personnel, and equipment) and building positive working relationships.

    MN 3121 Preaching in a Living Context - June 15-19, Dr. Laura Barbins, 2 hours credit 
    Emphasis on further development of skills in hermeneutics, practical theology, sermon composition, and preaching, especially in the context of parish ministry (including preaching at baptisms, weddings, and funerals).

    MN 2638 Emotional Intelligence for Life in the Parish - June 22-26, Dr. Lynn Nakamura, 1-hour credit 
    This course is designed to help students to understand and develop their emotional intelligence and to sustain their relationships. Students will learn the concept and component competencies of EI, consider their own EI, and begin to develop plan for enhancing

    MN 2172 Music & Worship in the African American Tradition – June 22-26, Dr. Ray Wise, 2-hours credit 
    A study of the music and worship forms of the African-American Christian tradition with an emphasis on historical development, an understanding of the African American aesthetic, and practical applications for congregational music and worship.

    MN 2711 Liturgical Choir - June 8-26, 10:40 am-12:00 pm. M-F, Prof May Schwarz, 1-hour credit. 
    Designed to give students the opportunity to direct the liturgical choir and integrate their classroom learning in the context of worship. Provides opportunities for collaboration with worship planners and musicians, exploration of diverse and multicultural choral repertoire, and further skill development in choral conducting, worship planning, rehearsal organization, leadership, communication, and music ministry. Involves participation in Daily Chapel. Available for credit only to MACM students who have demonstrated basic conducting skills through an audition with the director of the MACM program. Four semesters required for graduation.

    MN 3793 Comprehensive Jury in Keyboard - Time to be arranged after registering for the course, Non-credit 
    The student must be enrolled in the area of study during the semester in which they take the comprehensive jury. Permission of the instructor is required to enroll in the comprehensive jury. 

    MN 3794 Comprehensive Jury in Voice - Time to be arranged after registering for the course, Non-credit 
    The student must be enrolled in the area of study during the semester in which they take the comprehensive jury. Permission of the instructor is required to enroll in the comprehensive jury. 

    MN 3795 Comprehensive Jury in Conducting - Time to be arranged after registering for the course, Non-credit 
    The student must be enrolled in the area of study during the semester in which they take the comprehensive jury. Permission of the instructor is required to enroll in the comprehensive jury. 

    MN 3796 Comprehensive Jury in Composition - Time to be arranged after registering for the course, Non-credit 
    The student must be enrolled in the area of study during the semester in which they take the comprehensive jury. Permission of the instructor is required to enroll in the comprehensive jury.