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LEEANN M. MEYER, Director of Admissions

Meyer,_LeeAnn_headshot_2015LeeAnn is thrilled to be a member of the VanderCook community. She grew up in the Midwest, mostly in Pittsburgh, PA, and Medina, OH. She attended the University of Dayton in Dayton, where she graduated with a degree in psychology, then earned her master's degree in higher eduation at Loyola University in Chicago. Prior to working at VanderCook, LeeAnn worked in undergraduate admissions at Western Illinois University. As Director of Admissions at VanderCook, LeeAnn guides students through the application and admission process. LeeAnn also serves as a liaison between VanderCook and IIT Housing, ensuring that VanderCook students have a positive campus experience. LeeAnn enjoys spending time with her husband, two little boys, and Siberian Husky. She likes watching football (especially the Pittsburgh Steelers), waterskiing, camping, cooking, reading, and cross-stitching. You can contact LeeAnn at 312.788.1120 or

MICHAEL GIBSON, Undergraduate Recruiter

MichaelHeadshot1Michael is a graduate of VanderCook College of Music (BME, 2005) and Boston University (MME, 2011). He taught for 12 years at Curie High School (piano, musical theater, and choir) in Chicago. He also founded Musicality, an after-school vocal ensemble that rose to national fame as semifinalists on NBC's "America's Got Talent." He led the group to receive a Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grant and a Young Entertainers Award Scholarship. Michael now runs his own vocal studio and operates Musicality as a city-wide organization. He is thrilled to be back at VanderCook working in the the school that helped build him into the educator he is today. Contact Michael at



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