*RSVP for an Open House Tour!*


November 8, 2018 - 

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Since 1909, VanderCook has been the leader in the field of music education.  Our institution is solely devoted to the career preparation of men and women as band, choral and orchestra directors, as well as general music teachers.

You can't just read about VanderCook - like music, you have to experience it.  Take a day and let us introduce you to our college and all it has to offer for your future.


  • Check-in - 3:45 p.m. at 3125 South Federal Street
  • Welcome - College President and Undergraduate Dean will welcome visitors.
  • One City - Observe our new One City program serving local kids in the community.
  • Meet the Students - A panel of current VanderCook students will field questions about the VanderCook experience and college life in general.
  • Campus Tour - See the architecturally significant IIT campus and visit student housing.
  • Meet the Directors - Take a few moments to chat with the college ensemble directors and learn about performance opportunities at VanderCook.


If you are interested in setting up an audition or visit on an alternate day, please contact Admissions at admissions@vandercook.edu or 312.788.1120.

VanderCook College of Music - (312) 225-6288