The COD music faculty created Music Fridays @ Noon to showcase student, faculty, alumni and guest artists in a free, accessible daytime series of music performances and related events. The series is open to the entire COD community as a place where a broad spectrum of music is on display. Concerts are approximately one hour in length.


September 1: COD Jazz/Pop Combo (outdoors at the Lakeside Pavilion)
September 8: Desiree Hassler – Stories and Songs: An Afternoon of Art Song and Musical Theatre
September 15: Shawn Maxwell Quartet*
September 22: Faculty Recital
September 29: VanderCook College of Music Faculty Ensembles – Compositions from Around the World


October 6: Faculty Spotlight – Patrick O’Shea: The Life and Music of Russell Woollen
October 13: Student Recital
October 20: Friends of the Gamelan
October 27: Faculty Spotlight – Matt Shevitz Quartet: The Music of Joe Henderson*


November 3: University of St. Francisc DARA OS Ensemble
November 10: Faculty Spotlight – The Music of Ken Paoli
November 17: Alyssa ALgood Trio*
November 24: No program (Thanksgiving holiday)


December 1: Student Recital
December 8: Student Recital

All events are free and begin at noon in MAC Room 140, unless otherwise noted. For more information, contact Matt Shevitz at,

*Additional support is provided by the College of DuPage’s own WDCB, 90.9 FM, Chicago’s Home for Jazz.

For ADA accommodations, please email with the event title in the subject line and your accommodation request. Please email two weeks in advance.