VanderCook College of Music

For over 100 years, VanderCook College of Music has specialized in turning musicians into music teachers. Through a rigorous curriculum encompassing band, orchestra, choir, jazz, general music and music technology, VanderCook graduates receive comprehensive, practical training to meet the challenges in today's K-12 classrooms. All VanderCook students learn to play and teach 19 instruments - far more and for longer duration than at any other institution in the nation. Recognized throughout the United States and around the world for their unique and effective focus on preparing professional music educators, VanderCook's degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, and the National Association of Schools of Music.The mission of VanderCook College of Music is to enrich the lives of present and future generations through the preparation of teachers in the instrumental, choral, and general music disciplines. Our broad-based curriculum is designed to prepare teachers with strong character, skill in the process of teaching, and respect for the essential role of music in our culture.

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Private, Coed 1909 N/A Semester $519,849 3140 S. Federal Street, Chicago, IL 60616 (312) 225-6288
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