The MUSIC IN EDUCATION department

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!

You are most welcome to one of our Open days or Taster days!

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Music in Education Lecturers

Top Notch education by the best

Wiek Maessen

Ear training & Prima vista

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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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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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Ian van Wolferen

Music Theory

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

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Wim Vluggen

Choir Training & Conducting / Teaching Methodology

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

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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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Bart Verhagen

LECTURER BASIC TEACHING SKILLS AND ADVANCED TEACHING and lecturer Performance

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

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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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Jori Klomp

Choir practice and conducting (temporary position)

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

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Inge Pasmans

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

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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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Luke Mitchell

Project Leader Jazz, Opera and Music in Education

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Felix Havenith

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

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Yolande Eymael

Vocals / Lecturer Education and Didactics, Methodology, Internship coordinator

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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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Hugo Fredrix

Music and Technology and IT

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

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Elisabeth Dumont

Thesis supervisor

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

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Maureen Poell

(Ortho) Pedagogics

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

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levon Harutiunyan

Lecturer Basic teaching skills and Advanced teaching skills piano

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

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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

Eindconcert Docent Muziek 2021

Eindconcert Docent Muziek 2021