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Kristen Hjelmaas, the New Fine Arts Director at St. Peter Lutheran

Kristen Hjelmaas is the new Fine Arts Director at St. Peter Lutheran in arlington Heights. Hjelmaas will teach, K-8th grade general music, 4th-8th grade band, 6th-8th choir, and organize a musical.

 
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Back to Texas to Teach

Recent grad, Ashley Burton, will be returning to her home state of Texas to teach 1st through 5th grade general music at Royal Elementary in Pattison, TX.

 
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International student to teach in CPS.

Abi Fernandez, Class of 2014, will be teaching general music and piano at Peace and Education Coalition High School.

 
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Sarah Quesnell excited to start a teaching career in Iowa.

Sarah Quesnell is excited to start a teaching career in Iowa. She will be the 5-12 instrumental director in the Jesup Community School District.

 
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Aug 19, 2014 04:11 PM

Max Dykla to work in the South Berwyn School District.

Max Dykla has been hired as the K-5 General Music Teacher for Piper and Emerson Schools in the South Berwyn School District.

 
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Aug 19, 2014 01:47 PM

Liz Limon to teach at Calmeca Academy of Fine Arts

Class of 2014 graduate, Elizabeth Limon, has secured a job teaching general music, band, and mariachi at Calmeca Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language.

 

Mr. Freddy Martin Honorary Doctorate Speech

Mr. Freddy Martin's honorary doctorate speech.

 
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Jun 16, 2014 03:10 PM

Alumni Spotlight - Patrick Hayes

What started out as a masters project for alumnus Patrick Hayes (M'10) is now a published article in the Journal of Band Research.

 
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Jun 05, 2014 10:58 PM

VanderCook Alum one of four nationwide recipients of Fishman Award

Steven sanders (B'09) has received a $25,000 Fishman Award for superlative classroom practice.

 
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May 21, 2014 05:49 PM

VanderCook Alum Receives Golden Apple Award

VanderCook Alum Anand Sukumaran (M'10) received a surprise visit from NBC 5, Carol Marin, announcing him as a recipient of a Golden Apple Award. Read Anand's message to his teachers regarding his VanderCook education.

 
May 18, 2014 09:55 PM

Alumni Board Member Lauren Knust is interviewed for "The Brass Herald"

Lauren Knust (M'11) talks to "The Brass Herald's" Philip Briggs about her musical life.

 
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May 18, 2014 09:09 PM

Recent graduate Jon Page to play House of Blues

Jon Page just graduated from VanderCook College of Music last Friday and is now preparing to play the House of Blues on June 1st.

 
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May 09, 2014 07:03 PM

Tours of the new building generate excitement among students

Students have been given a sneak peek of the new building at 3120 S. Dearborn. Dr. Charles Menghini, president of the college, has provided daily tours to students, faculty, and staff.

 
May 03, 2014 07:15 PM

Brownsville, Texas Receives Music Education Award

The Brownsville, Texas Independent School District was recently received a 2014 Best Communities for Music Education Award from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation.

 
May 03, 2014 07:15 PM

Brownsville, Texas Receives Music Education Award

The Brownsville, Texas Independent School District was recently received a 2014 Best Communities for Music Education Award from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation.

 
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May 01, 2014 02:02 PM

VanderCook Celebrates Duke Ellington's Birthday with Special Guest

Jazz Band Director, Tony Kidonkais, welcomes his college mentor, Ron Carter, to campus to help celebrate Ellington's 115th birthday.

 
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Apr 28, 2014 09:15 PM

Student Conductors Shine at Conducting Debut Concert

35 VanderCook students took to the podium to conduct their peers at an afternoon and evening concert on Sunday, April 27.

 
Apr 27, 2014 11:43 PM

Jessica Musgrave BMEd 2009 To Teach in Kansas

Jessica Musgrave BMEd will begin her new role in August 2014 as the Band Director at Argentine Middle School in the Kansas City Kansas School District.

 
Apr 27, 2014 11:21 PM

VanderCook Alums Receive High Honors at State Contest

High School Bands under the direction of VanderCook Alums Don Stinson BMEd 2007 and Kevin Carroll MMEd 1997 win their classes at the 2014 Illinois State University Invitational Concert Band Festival.

 
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Apr 03, 2014 02:28 PM

Alumni Visit

Alumni come back with students to visit and have their ensemble work with VanderCook faculty.

 
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Apr 03, 2014 02:25 PM

Alumni Jazz Band to Play Pops Concert

The Alumni Jazz Band will perform at the 11th Annual Night at the Pops.

 
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Apr 02, 2014 03:32 PM

Strings Professor to perform in faculty recital

Dr. Michael Hall will present a faculty recital featuring works that have been composed for him on Wednesday, April 9.

 
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Jan 23, 2014 03:47 AM

VanderCook at IMEA

A Practical Approach to Relating Ensemble Instruction to the Danielson Framework Clinicians: Stacey L. Dolan, Undergraduate Dean, VanderCook College of Music Pamela Snoeck, Bartlett, IL Dist U-46 - Hawk Hollow Elementary School, Principal - Retired      

 
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Dec 15, 2013 04:36 PM

83 VanderCook Students to Work the Midwest Clinic

VanderCook College of Music is a co-founder of the Midwest Clinic. Each year VanderCook students serve as the set up and usher personnel for the clinic.

 
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Oct 06, 2013 07:52 PM

VanderCook at WMEA

Stop by and visit the booth and check out a VanderCook sponsored clinic at the Wisconsin Music Educators Association Conference.

 
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400 Plus Middle School Students Ready to Experience Middle Level HonorFest

Chicagoland's finest middle school musicians will represent 29 bands and 19 choirs in the 2013 Middle Level HonorFest.

 
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The Philharmonic Orchestra perform traditional Latin pieces arranged by Jorge Vargas.
Sep 10, 2013 07:55 PM

Scholarship recipients and donors honored at the 2013 Prism Concert

The 2013 Prism concert is a vast display of talent and a chance to recognize scholarship recipients and donors.

 
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Newly cleaned and restored VanderCook Cornet from ca. 1920
Sep 10, 2013 06:40 PM

Glenn Wilfong performs for the undergraduate student body on the newly restored cornet formerly owned by college founder Hale A. VanderCook

Glenn Wilfong performed his graduate recital in front of the entire undergraduate student body. Some of his recital was performed on the newly restored H. A. VanderCook cornet.

 
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Aug 29, 2013 02:45 PM

Emily Jones - Ready To Teach

Emily Jones graduated in May of this year ready to take on the world. She takes a minute to reflect on her VanderCook education.

 
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Aug 20, 2013 02:35 PM

Another VanderGrad goes to work

Ethan Bulak to teach at Collins Academy High School.

 
Aug 20, 2013 01:57 PM

Timothy Riordan and Matt Gaunt join the VanderCook faculty

The low brass department welcomes two new faces. Both have extensive performance backgrounds and are amazing teachers.

 
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Aug 16, 2013 03:48 PM

Two VanderCook Interns recognized with Leadership Awards

Rotary One and NBC 5 Chicago news anchor Dick Johnson recognize VanderCook interns at luncheon.

 
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Aug 16, 2013 02:04 PM

Sydney Seal (B13') First Teaching Job

Sydney Seal credits VanderCook for being well prepared for her first teaching job.

 
 
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