College Music

COD Music

College Music

Join Us in Making Music!

The Music Department at College of DuPage boasts a variety of music ensembles and offers private lessons in voice and on any instrument, or group lessons in voice and piano, as well as courses in digital recording and editing, music theory and history.

Find a musical community and experience the joy of performing in one of COD’s many ensembles. Musicians of all ages are welcome to join. Select ensembles require audition to join and/or for placement. Email the director or for any general questions call 630.942.2048.

CHORAL
Chamber Singers
Concert Choir
DuPage Chorale

OTHER CONCERTS
Faculty Concerts
Student Ensemble Concerts

INSTRUMENTAL
Chamber Orchestra
DuPage Community Concert Band
DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble
Guitar Ensemble
Percussion Ensemble
Small Group Jazz Ensemble

For more information on private lessons click here.

Free Music Fridays @ Noon
Curated by Music Department Chair Lee R. Kesselman, Free Music Fridays is a series of one-hour programs featuring the College of DuPage faculty, students, alumni and guests. Click HERE to view the full schedule.

For more information on music courses including class voice, class piano, world music, music appreciation, American music, music business, or recording techniques, visit the College of DuPage academic page.

Scroll down for a complete list of all upcoming events and performances.

Student Ensemble Concert

Thursday, Oct. 11, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • October 11, 2018
    7:30 pm

COD students present an evening of music featuring a wide range of works. Concert features string and wind players, percussionists, jazz musicians, and singers with enthusiasm and creativity.

DuPage Community Concert Band

Monday, Oct. 15, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • October 15, 2018
    7:30 pm

Founded in 1969, DuPage Community Concert Band exists to embrace and express all of the beauty and glory we can share through playing great music.

Faculty Recital

Thursday, Oct. 18, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • October 18, 2018
    7:30 pm

In addition to holding advanced degrees in their fields, faculty members of the Music Department at College of DuPage are active performers in the Chicagoland area and internationally.  Join us as they share their immense talent.

DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, Oct. 28, 3p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • October 28, 2018
    7:30 pm

DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble performs dances and concert programs during the academic year as well as numerous off-campus performances.

DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble

Thursday, Nov. 29, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • November 29, 2018
    7:30 pm

DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble performs dances and concert programs during the academic year as well as numerous off-campus performances.

DuPage Chorale – Baroque Masterworks

Sunday, Dec. 2, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • December 2, 2018
    7:30 pm

DuPage Chorale is a large community chorus based at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.

DuPage Community Concert Band

Monday, Dec. 3, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • December 3, 2018
    7:30 pm

Founded in 1969, DuPage Community Concert Band exists to embrace and express all of the beauty and glory we can share through playing great music.

Small Group Jazz Ensemble

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 12p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • December 4, 2018
    12:00 pm

Performance features a variety of types of jazz, ranging from classic to contemporary, instrumental as well as vocal.

Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • December 4, 2018
    7:30 pm

Chamber Orchestra is a mixed group of instrumentalists consisting of student and community members and is open to all from high school to adult ages.

Percussion Ensemble

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • December 5, 2018
    7:30 pm

Come experience an exciting and eclectic mix of world drumming, pop arrangements, original compositions for percussion ensemble, and classics from the minimalist schools. Please join us for a raucous, good time!

Small Group Jazz Ensemble

Thursday, Dec. 6, 12p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • December 6, 2018
    12:00 pm

Performance features a variety of types of jazz, ranging from classic to contemporary, instrumental as well as vocal.

Guitar Ensemble

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • December 6, 2018
    2:00 pm

Guitar Ensemble features acoustic and electric guitars performing 20th century American music. No audition necessary.

Chamber Singers & Concert Choir

Thursday, Dec. 6, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • December 6, 2018
    7:30 pm

Chamber Singers specialize in vocal chamber music of all periods with particular emphasis on Renaissance madrigal and motets, music of the 20th century, and the music of many cultures.

Faculty Recital

Thursday, Mar. 7, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • March 7, 2019
    7:30 pm

In addition to holding advanced degrees in their fields, faculty members of the Music Department at College of DuPage are active performers in the Chicagoland area and internationally. Join us as they share their immense talent.

DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, Mar. 10, 3p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • March 10, 2019
    3:00 pm

DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble performs dances and concert programs during the academic year as well as numerous off-campus performances.

DuPage Community Concert Band

Monday, Mar. 11, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • March 11, 2019
    7:30 pm

Founded in 1969, DuPage Community Concert Band exists to embrace and express all of the beauty and glory we can share through playing great music.

Student Ensemble Concert

Thursday, Mar. 14, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • March 14, 2019
    7:30 pm

COD students present an evening of music featuring a wide range of works. Concert features string and wind players, percussionists, jazz musicians, and singers with enthusiasm and creativity.

DuPage Chorale – Americana

Sunday, May 5, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • May 5, 2019
    7:30 pm

DuPage Chorale is a large community chorus based at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn.

DuPage Community Concert Band

Monday, May 6, 7:30P

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • May 6, 2019
    7:30 pm

Founded in 1969, DuPage Community Concert Band exists to embrace and express all of the beauty and glory we can share through playing great music.

Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday, May 7, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • May 7, 2019
    7:30 pm

Chamber Orchestra is a mixed group of instrumentalists consisting of student and community members and is open to all from high school to adult ages.

Percussion Ensemble

Wednesday, May 8, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • May 8, 2019
    7:30 pm

Come experience an exciting and eclectic mix of world drumming, pop arrangements, original compositions for percussion ensemble, and classics from the minimalist schools. Please join us for a raucous, good time!

Guitar Ensemble

Thursday, May 9, 2p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • May 9, 2019
    2:00 pm

Come hear the Guitar Ensemble and experience a lively mix of blues, jazz, funk and even classical arranged for a variety of guitarists!

Chamber Singers & Concert Choir

Thursday, May 9, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • May 9, 2019
    7:30 pm

Chamber Singers specialize in vocal chamber music of all periods with particular emphasis on Renaissance madrigal and motets, music of the 20th century, and the music of many cultures.

Student Jazz Showcase

Friday, May 10, 7:30p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • May 10, 2019
    7:30 pm

Performance features a variety of types of jazz, ranging from classic to contemporary, instrumental as well as vocal.

DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble

Friday, May 17, 8:00p

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DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • May 17, 2019
    8:00 pm

DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble performs dances and concert programs during the academic year as well as numerous off-campus performances.