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Classes at VanderCook College of Music

VanderCook College of Music is located on Illinois Tech’s Main Campus.  While VanderCook College is independent from Illinois Tech, our students can take courses for a reduced tuition rate.

Between 50-100 Illinois Tech students enroll in courses at VanderCook and participate in music ensembles each semester. 

Courses available to Illinois Tech students

  • Music History & Culture I
  • Music History & Culture II
  • Theory: Written Music Theory I-IV
  • Theory: Aural Skills I-IV
  • World Music
  • Symphonic Band
  • Concert Choir
  • Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Several small or medium ensembles
  • Please inquire for more...

Private lessons available on the following instruments

  • Piano
  • Voice
  • Guitar
  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Oboe
  • Bassoon
  • Saxophone
  • Trumpet
  • French Horn
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba
  • Percussion
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Bass

To learn more about enrolling in courses at VanderCook, visit their website or contact the VanderCook Office of Admission.

About VanderCook College of Music

VanderCook College of Music

VanderCook College of Music, founded in 1909, is a private, liberal arts college specializing in music education. A long-time companion of Illinois Tech and predecessor Armour Institute of Technology, VanderCook students live, eat, and play on Main Campus alongside Illinois Tech students. Students from each school can take courses at the other, and Illinois Tech students often participate in ensembles and performance groups at VanderCook

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