Lakeside Concert in the Park


Symphonic Band's Concert in the Park

The Lakeside Concert in the Park is an annual concert sponsored by LakeSide Bank.  The concert is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The concert takes place at the Women's Park & Gardens behind the Clarke House Museum in Chicago at 1827 S. Indiana Avenue.

Families are encouraged to bring kids early for a Community Drum Circle Demonstration at 6:30. It will be a fun way for kids to experience the joy of making music before enjoying a concert by VanderCook's Graduate Symphonic Band.


Chicago Marathon

Join VanderCook College of Music to cheer on runners in the 39th annual Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 9, 2016.  For over 10 years, VanderCook has sponsored the rally station at 33rd and Federal...mile 23.6!  Our "Pep Band" will be on hand to give the runners the extra support they need as they make their way to the finish line. The fun begins at 9:00 am and goes to 1:00 pm.  Bring your instrument or grab a pair of sticks and join the drum line!  For more information, please contact Jeff Sadowski at: 312-788-1166 or

VanderCook College of Music - (312) 225-6288