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2016 Chicago Marathon

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VanderCook College of Music is proud to be participating in the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Charity Program.  20 runners have committed to run on behalf of VanderCook and Music Education.  They are training hard so let's show them our support.

2016 VanderCook Runners

Clark Baurer

Zane Celmer

Jacob Cypranowski

Brandon Dennis

Samantha Elliot

Alex From

Kristen Gogol

Bryan Jamison

Tanja Jurek

Beverly Lowell

Leonardo Martinez

Anthony Medina

Nicholas Parrish

Frank Patzke


Sarah Quesnell

Amy Rice

Andy Rosenthal

Chuck Sommers

Patrick Volker




What You Can Do To Help...

1. Sponsor a VanderCook Runner…make a donation.  The easiest way is to make a secure online donation on our crowdrise page  Just click the “donate to this fundraiser” button.
2. Forward this link ( to everyone you know.  Don’t assume that our contacts are the same as your contacts.  Let’s make this link viral!
3.  On the day of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon (Sunday, October 9, 2016), cheer the VanderCook Runners on to a strong finish by joining VanderCook's Rally Station on mile marker 23 on the day of the race.  (33rd Street and Federal Street).  VanderCook students, faculty, staff, and alumni will perform in a pep band and drum line. 
4.  We are already looking for runners for the 2017 Chicago Marathon.  Let’s keep the momentum going.  If you or anyone you know are interested in running, please contact Monica Soto (
Thank you for your support!

VanderCook College of Music

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

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