Summer 2021 Sponsored Certification Courses

Course Details & Registration

Level 1 – SongWorks in Action
Level 2 – SongWorks for Musicality

University of Wisconsin, River Falls (UWRF)
July 12-16, 2021, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Registration Deadline: July 1, 2021

Looking to pay for housing and other fees? You can do so here.

Summer Certification Course Flyer

Tuition & Fees

Course Tuition: $400

Payment Options

  • Deposit: $100 (by June 21) / Balance Due: $300 (by July 5)
  • Pay in Full: $400 (by registration deadline of July 1)

Financial Assistance

Limited financial assistance for tuition and fees is available. To inquire, contact Betty Phillips ( by June 21, 2021.

Refund Policy

If the course is cancelled at any time due to the pandemic, full refunds will be issued.

Course Credits

Optional credits are available through Seattle Pacific University. Registration details will be available soon. If you are planning on enrolling for course credit, please contact Betty Phillips ( before registering through our website.

  • 3.0 Quarter Credit Hours: $165
  • 3 CEUs: $80

Housing, Dining, and Transportation

**All housing, meal, and shuttle costs are due by July 5, 2021. Once you have registered, you can pay for those here.**


Dormitory housing is available in the air-conditioned UWRF Ames Suites. Daily classes take place in the attached Lydecker Living Learning Center. Dorm rates are as follows:

  • Single room – 5 nights (Sunday – Thursday): $172
  • Single room – 6 nights (Sunday – Friday): $205
  • Double room – 5 nights (Sunday – Thursday): $157
  • Double room – 6 nights (Sunday – Friday): $187

Catered Meals

We have arranged for catered lunches and dinners at the residence hall from Monday lunch until Friday lunch. Breakfast is on your own. Each room is equipped with a microwave and small refrigerator. The campus dining hall is also open and a grocery store is nearby.

  • 5 lunches + 4 dinners (begins Monday): $110
  • 5 lunches (Monday – Friday): $55


UWRF is located approximately 40 miles from the Minneapolis/Saint Paul Airport (MSP). We have arranged a shuttle to provide transportation both ways. If you are providing your own transportation, daily paid parking is available at the residence hall / classroom building.

  • Shuttle from MSP Airport to UWRF (round trip): $30
  • Daily Parking: $5/day

Required Texts

Level 1 – SongWorks in Action

Bennett, Peggy D. & Bartholomew, Douglas R. (1997). SongWorks 1: Singing in the Education of Children. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Reprinted 2014 by SongWorks Press.

Level 2 – SongWorks for Musicality

Bennett, Peggy D. & Bartholomew, Douglas R. (1999). SongWorks 2: Singing from Sound to Symbol. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, Reprinted 2014 by SongWorks Press.

These texts are available through SongWorks Press for $40/each (+$5 Shipping and Handling) or $70 (+$8) for a bundle of both books.

We hope to see you in July! Have questions? Email Betty Phillips at