BENEFITING: VanderCook College of Music
EVENT DATE: Oct 09, 2016
VanderCook College of Music is proud to be participating in the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Charity Program.
About VanderCook College of Music:
*Founded in 1909, VanderCook is the only institution in the nation solely devoted to practical preparation of music teachers.
*Offers bachelor's and master's degree in music education, as well as a master's degree program with certification.
*Is the alma mater of over 3,200 music teachers around the world.
*Offers year-round continuing education courses for music teachers of all grade levels.
*Remains at the center of the profession today, attracting over 15,000 music students and teachers to Chicago for clinics, classes, seminars, recitals and concerts.
*Instructs students to play, teach and repair all instruments found in the band and orchestra, plus piano, voice, guitar and conducting. This ensures that every VanderCook graduate is ready to enter any music classroom and make an immediate impact.
*Within 6 months of completing their bachelor's degree, 90% of VanderCook graduates find teaching jobs, many of them in the Chicago metropolitan area.
How can you help?
1. Sponsor a member of Team VanderCook…make a donation. The easiest way is to make a secure online donation here on this page. Just click the “donate to this fundraiser” button.
2. Forward this link to everyone you know. Don’t assume that our contacts are the same as your contacts. Let’s make this link viral!
3. On the day of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon (Sunday October 9, 2016), cheer members of Team VanderCook on to a strong finish by joining VanderCook's Rally Station on mile marker 23 on the day of the race. (33rd Street and Federal Street). VanderCook students, faculty, staff, and alumni will perform in a pep band and drum line.
Thank you for your support. Go Team VanderCook!