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BUILDING HOURS:

 

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Monday
7AM - 11PM

Tuesday
7AM - 11PM

Wednesday
7AM - 11PM

Thursday
7AM - 11PM

Friday 
7AM - 9PM

Saturday
9AM - 6PM

Sunday
1PM  - 11PM

 

3125

Monday
7AM - 10PM

Tuesday
7AM - 10PM

Wednesday
7AM - 10PM

Thursday
7AM - 10PM

Friday 
7AM - 8PM

Saturday
9AM - 5PM

Sunday
1PM  - 10PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to acomplish it.  The time will pass anyway.

~ Earl Nightingale

 

 

SENIOR DAY

We are expecting 35 high school seniors and their parents to visit VanderCook today for Senior Day!  Please make our guests feel welcome.

 

The following classes will meet in ROOM 130 instead of M116 of the new building:
 
11:00am - Methods I
12:30pm - Beginning Conducting
 

Mini concert set up is as follows:

 Jazz Band—set up and ready by 1:30

Concert Choir (1:40) Singing “Saints Bound for Heaven”
Strings (1:45)
Wind Ensemble, if playing (1:55)
Percussion 1 (2:00) 

Reset for band to begin by 2:15.

 

TUESDAY LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS.....

EDWARD KREITMAN

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Edward Kreitman is an American violin teacher and is widely respected as one of the preeminent Suzuki teachers and teacher trainers in the country. He is director of the Western Springs School of Talent Education and Naperville Suzuki School in Illinois and is the author of Teaching from the Balance Point: A guide for Suzuki Teachers, Parents, and Students and Teaching with an Open Heart: A guide to Developing Conscious Musicianship for Suzuki Parents, Teachers, and Students.

 

GET VANDERFIT!

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Our first ever VCM campus-wide fitness day is upon us, and it is time for you to choose which activity you will participate in this coming Thursday, September 25, from 12:30 - 2:00.  Please email Dr. Schuman and let her know your preferred activity. You may choose from the following:
 
yoga
Zumba
lakefront walk, run, or Divvy bike
swimming
basketball
weight-lifting

treadmills and/or elliptical machines

 
Thank you!  This is going to be a really positive team-building experience for all of us!
 
IMEA MASTER CLASSES PART II
 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

6:00pm     Check-in begins
6:30pm     Group Session:  Welcome and General Audition Tips
7:00pm     Master Classes:  Instrument/Voice specific
                 (Director/Parent lounge with light refreshments provided.)
8:30pm     Departure

General opening comments and audition tips will be given by one of our faculty members.  Master classes will be available on the following:

 

 

HANNAH GAMBLE. FLUTE 

JUNIOR RECITAL

Saturday, September 27
6:00 PM
Q120

Hannah Gamble will perform her junior recital.  

Featured works by:

Schubert
Schocker
Pergolesi

 

FROM REDMOON THEATRE

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CURRENT EVENTS:
 
September 22, 2014 Senior Day (All Day Event)
September 24, 2014 IMEA Audition Master Classes (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
September 25, 2014 VanderFit Day (12:30 PM - 02:00 PM)
September 27, 2014 Hannah Gamble Junior Recital (06:00 PM - 07:00 PM)
LOOKING FORWARD:
 
September 29, 2014 Online MECA Courses Begin (All Day Event)
September 29, 2014 Staff Meeting (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
September 30, 2014 Faculty Meeting (04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)
October 02, 2014 Graduate Seminar (04:30 PM - 05:30 PM)
October 03, 2014 Online MECA Course Registration Closes (All Day Event)
October 06, 2014 Incomplete Grades are Due (All Day Event)
October 06, 2014-October 10, 2014 2014 Fall Midterm Exams (All Day Event)
October 09, 2014 Large Ensemble Concert (07:30 PM - 09:00 PM)
October 10, 2014 Second Teaching Assessment Due (All Day Event)
October 10, 2014 edTPA Immersion Day (08:30 AM - 03:30 PM)
October 11, 2014 Bloomfield Middle School Band Clinic (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
October 11, 2014 Bloomfield Middle School Orchestra Clinic (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
October 11, 2014 Bloomfield Middle School Choir Clinic (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
October 12, 2014 Chicago Marathon (All Day Event)
October 13, 2014 Audition/Visitation Day at VanderCook (08:00 AM - 04:00 PM)
 
 
 
 

VanderCook College of Music

3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL 60616-3731
(312) 225-6288

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