Educate, entice and encourage...Music in Education

You want to use music to inspire and encourage children, adolescents and adults as a teacher, educational assistant, special education practitioner, educator or welfare worker. You want to teach them to make music, but also introduce them to a broader cultural environment. As well as challenging people and taking them to a higher level, you enjoy giving them the chance to experience the joy and passion music brings. To do all this, you need to be able to relate to people, know what drives them, how they learn and how to motivate them. You must be able to make connections, spark enthusiasm and let it blossom.

Did you know...

The Music in Education programme of Conservatorium Maastricht has been acclaimed as one of the top degree programmes in the Netherlands and was rated number one - for the fifth time running - within the music sector by Keuzegids Hoger Onderwijs 2019 (Guide to Dutch Higher Education). We are extremely proud of this acheivement!

Music in Education Lecturers

Top Notch education by the best

Wim Vluggen

Choir Training & Conducting / Teaching Methodology

Wim Vluggen (born 1959) teaches Choir Training & Conducting and Teaching

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Vivian Knols

Lecturer Education and Didactics, Methodology and Internship coördinator

Vivian Knols (1973) is sinds 2012 verbonden aan het Conservatorium Maastricht

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Bart Verhagen

Lecturer Teaching Skills and Performance

Bart Verhagen (1983) studeerde Docent Muziek en Klassieke Zang aan het Conser

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Marc Rutten

Teamleader Education & Quality Management

As an educationalist, Marc Rutten (born 1963) is responsible for the internal

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Hugo Fredrix

Music and Technology and IT / IT

Hugo Fredrix (born 1970) has been a lecturer in Music and Information Technol

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Ian van Wolferen

Music Theory

Ian van Wolferen (1995) doceert muziektheorie aan de afdelingen Docent Muziek

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levon Harutiunyan

Advanced teaching skills / Methodics Piano (jazz) / Piano (Music in Education)

Levon Leonard (1978), who has a degree in Piano and Composition, teaches Pian

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Frans Gulikers

Guitar / Practicum Popmusic / Study Career Guide Jazz / Advanced Teaching Skills & Guitar Methodics Jazz / Academic Council Member

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Jan Gooren

Vocals / Lecturer Cultural and Artistic Education

De tenor Jan Gooren (1957) is sinds 2005 verbonden aan het Conservatorium Maa

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Renée Joosten

Coordinator Junior Conservatorium Maastricht / Lecturer Education and Didactics / Internschip coach

Renée Joosten (1980) obtained her diploma for first degree teacher of music a

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Maureen Poell

(Ortho) Pedagogics

Maureen lectures in (Ortho) Pedagogics at the bachelor Music in Education.

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Mella Klaessen

Lecturer Music in Movement and internship coach

Mella Klaessen (1991) behaalde in 2013 haar diploma Docent Muziek aan het Con

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Felix Havenith

Head of Programme Music in Education / Lecturer Education and Didactics / Internship Coördinator

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Inge Pasmans

Music Theory (Classical) / Lecturer Music Theory / Research Coach (Music in Education)

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Wiek Maessen

Ear training & Prima vista

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Sander Ruijters

Practicum Popmusic / History of pop / IP / Music and Technology / Teaching skills / Member OC

Sander Ruijters (born 1984) is a lecturer in Pop Music Training, Institutiona

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Elisabeth Dumont

Thesis supervisor

Elisabeth Dumont (1980) is promovenda aan de Universiteit Maastricht en doet

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Yolande Eymael

Vocals / Lecturer Education and Didactics, Methodology, Internship coordinator

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Jori Klomp

Choir practice and conducting (temporary position)

De in België  geborene Nederlander Jori Klomp (1991) is saxofonist, zanger én

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Arjen van Prooijen

Lecturer Music and History of Arts

Art history lecturer Arjen van Prooijen has many years' experience in seconda

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Music in Education news

Cooperation agreement between Music in Education and Limburgse Koorschool

22 November 2021

Scholarship for student Music in Education: Pim Müller

21 September 2021

Music in Education @ L1 Blaaskracht

27 March 2017

Lights, camera, action! L1's Blaaskracht visited Conservatorium Maastricht. Click here to watch the episode online.


Licht, camera, actie! Het programma 'Blaaskracht' van L1 bezocht Conservatorium Maastricht. Klik hier om de aflevering online te bekijken.