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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.

Friday, Apr. 16, 12p

Alumni Spotlight featuring singer, songwriter, educator Louise Kelly performing her own music as she celebrates Earth Day and shares her story. If you are here prior to the start time, please refresh your browser at the start time of the concert. How to do a hard refresh: • Windows: CTRL+F5 • Mac/Apple: COMMAND + R…

Thursday, May 6, 7:30p

Featuring Guest Artist Jens Lindemann Director, Matt Shevitz     Then Is Now keeps alive the big band traditional sound with updated arrangements by jazz greats Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Oscar Peterson, George Gershwin and more. The ensemble features internationally renowned trumpeter Jens Lindemann, saxophonist/vocalist Matt Catingub, drummer Steve Moretti, and DCJE Artists-in-Residence Roy McGrath, Luke Malewicz, Dave…

Friday, May 7, 12p

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. If you are here prior to the start time, please refresh your browser at the start time of the concert. How to do a hard refresh: • Windows: CTRL+F5 •…

Friday, May 7, 7:30p

Director, Matt Shevitz College of DuPage Jazz/Pop Combos present an evening of exciting arrangements put together by the students under the guidance of Dr. Matt Shevitz. There is a diverse range of genres covered by these groups and each arrangement allows the students room for improvisation. This semester’s concert features compositions by Herbie Hancock, Eddie…

Tuesday, May 11, 7:30p

Director, Philip Bauman The Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Philip Bauman, is a mixed group of instrumentalists consisting of student and community members. 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…

Thursday, May 13, 7:30p

Director, Lee R. Kesselman 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. Contemporary music includes major composers, avant-garde music and arrangements of folk, ethnic and popular music.   HOW TO WATCH THE LIVESTREAM: One…

Friday, May 14, 12p

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. If you are here prior to the start time, please refresh your browser at the start time of the concert. How to do a hard refresh: • Windows: CTRL+F5 •…

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.

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