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.
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