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Special & Upcoming Events

Alumni, parents, and friends of the college are encouraged to join us for any of these annual events.

11th Annual TrusTEE Golf Open – 
Thursday, June 16, 2016

The TrusTEE Golf Open is our annual golf outing to benefit for the Great Teaches Scholarship Fund. Participants enjoy lunch, 18 holes of golf, dinner, and prizes at the Links at Carillon in Plainfield, IL.  For more information, contact Jeffrey Sadowski, director of philanthropy, at: 312-788-1166 or

Prism Concert and Scholarship Awards –
 September 11, 2016

The Fall Prism Concert and Scholarship Awards is an annual fall concert featuring all of VanderCook's large and chamber ensembles.  It is a wonderful way for parents and friends of the college to meet the VanderCook family.

Bank of America Chicago Marathon - Sunday, October 9, 2016

VanderCook is an Affiliate Charity of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.  "Team VanderCook" will run for the college and the future of music education.  If you would like to run for VanderCook or support the team, please contact: Jeffrey Sadowski, director of philanthropy at: 312-788-1166 or

The Midwest Clinic - Annual VanderCook
 Symphonic Band Performance – 
Friday, December, 16, 2016

For over 60 years, the VanderCook Symphonic Band has been the only ensemble to perform at every Midwest Clinic. The concert is held at McCormick Place. For more information, contact Cindy Tovar, assistant to the president, at (312) 788-1122 or


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