Inspire. Build. Sustain. Thank YOU!

September 20, 2014 04:43 PM

One week prior to the big ribbon cutting event, VanderCook students were given access to the newly renovated space where they experienced having classes, lessons, and ample practice areas.  With one of the largest incoming group of first year students, the space was desperately needed.  As a token of their appreciation, students signed notes of thanks on a 24ft banner to all who made this dream a reality.

Benefits of phase one include:

  • An increase of 150% for rehearsal space for the college band, choir, orchestra, and jazz band,

  • Practice/Teaching Studios providing an additional 644 hours per week of available space for private lessons, individual practice, and small chamber ensemble rehearsal,

  • Ensemble Rooms offering 184 hours per week of space for chamber ensembles and instrumental techniques classes,

  • A conducting laboratory with recording and score resources for students to practice and study music interpretation as well as refining their rehearsal and baton technique,

  • Classroom space providing 92 additional hours of group instructional space per week, and

  • Twelve additional pianos available for student use and classroom instruction.

  • An additional student lounge and vending area.

  • A state-of- the-art green room for recitalists.





VanderCook College of Music

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

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