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 an audition to join and/or for placement. Email the director or for any general questions call 630.942.2048.

Music Student Recital

Friday, Jan. 29, 12p

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  • January 29, 2021
    12:00 pm

Featuring College of DuPage voice and instrumental students performing a variety of selections. Students are taking private lessons at COD complimenting their course of study.

COD Chamber Singers celebrate Black History Month

Friday, Feb. 12, 12p

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  • February 12, 2021
    12:00 pm

Featuring College of DuPage voice and instrumental students performing a variety of selections. Students are taking private lessons at COD complimenting their course of study.

Faculty Spotlight: The Matt Shevitz Quartet

Friday, Mar. 12, 12p

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  • March 12, 2021
    12:00 pm

Faculty Spotlight – Matt Shevitz is a music professor and Director of Jazz Ensembles at College of DuPage. His quartet performs The Chicago Connection: Music by Hometown Heroes.

Music Student Recital

Friday, Mar. 19, 12p

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  • March 19, 2021
    12:00 pm

Featuring College of DuPage voice and instrumental students performing a variety of selections. Students are taking private lessons at COD complimenting their course of study.

Faculty Recital

Friday, Mar. 26, 12p

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  • March 26, 2021
    12:00 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.

Faculty Spotlight: Andy Rozsa

Friday, Apr. 9, 12p

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  • April 9, 2021
    12:00 pm

Faculty Spotlight featuring bass trombonist Andy Rozsa.

Alumni Spotlight: Louise Kelly

Friday, Apr. 16, 12p

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  • April 16, 2021
    12:00 pm

Alumni Spotlight featuring singer, songwriter, educator Louise Kelly performing her own music as she celebrates Earth Day and shares her story.

Faculty Spotlight: Karol Sue Reddington & Marcia Lehe

Friday, Apr. 23, 12p

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  • April 23, 2021
    12:00 pm

Faculty Spotlight – Karol Sue Reddington and Marcia Lehe, duo-pianists, performing Manuel Infante’s Danses Andalouses for two-pianos

DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble

Thursday, May 6, 7:30p

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  • May 6, 2021
    7:30 pm

This ensemble, under the direction of Matt Shevitz, performs dances and concert programs during the academic year as well as numerous off-campus performances. Its repertoire spans more than a century of large jazz ensemble compositions, including original work from members of the ensemble.

Music Student Recital

Friday, May 7, 12p

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  • May 7, 2021
    12:00 pm

Featuring College of DuPage voice and instrumental students performing a variety of selections. Students are taking private lessons at COD complimenting their course of study.

College of DuPage Jazz/Pop Combos

Friday, May 7, 7:30p

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  • May 7, 2021
    7:30 pm

The Jazz/Pop Combos are designed to address the fundamental concepts of jazz performance. Includes reading a jazz lead sheet, improvising over various forms common in jazz, and constructing small-group arrangements.

Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday, May 11, 7:30p

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  • May 11, 2021
    7:30 pm

The ensemble performs both traditional literature for small orchestra/chamber music from the 1600s through the 21st century as well as less traditional chamber orchestra styles such as jazz, contemporary classical, theater and film music.

Chamber Singers

Thursday, May 13, 7:30p

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  • May 13, 2021
    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.

Music Student Recital

Friday, May 14, 12p

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  • May 14, 2021
    12:00 pm

Featuring College of DuPage voice and instrumental students performing a variety of selections. Students are taking private lessons at COD complimenting their course of study.

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.