There has never been a better time than right now to begin your graduate degree!

Join VanderCook faculty exploring our graduate program. Learn about the structure, outcomes and timelines for our general music, orchestra, choral and band tracks. Taking your teaching to the next level.

Faculty members will help you assess your personal and professional goals, and how they'll inform the design of your program of study.  Lightning Talks by recent alumni and current students will focus on our foundations component (which includes principles of research and academic writing), develop concepts for your comprehensive review project, and consider how it relates to your teaching and guides your study at the college. You’ll meet the people who will guide you in this next step in your education and help you know what to expect in this very focused program. 

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For more information about the Graduate Open House please call 312.788.1120 or email us at

VanderCook College of Music - (312) 225-6288