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Music Academy

The Music Academy at College of DuPage offers private music instruction for community members at two levels of study. Our instructors have experience, knowledge and passion to take your skills to the next level.

Learn the proper technique on the instrument of your choice and study music appropriate to your level of proficiency. Whatever your preference—Bach, Beethoven, the blues or simply the basics—the Music Academy has it all.

Music Academy lessons are non-credit. If you would like to earn a degree or certificate, visit the Music program of study page

Music Quest

If you are looking to learn to play an instrument or are a casual musician who wants to explore your potential, you may wish to enroll in Music Quest. This program is for students of any age who would like to try something new and study music for fun. Private lessons are available on the following instruments: piano, voice and guitar. Please inquire about additional instruments.

$34 per 30-minute session, 8 sessions
Lessons are taught in studios at the McAninch Arts Center on campus in Glen Ellyn.

Music Masters

If you are a more serious musician who wants to be challenged and pushed to reach your maximum potential, then the Music Masters program is for you. Our faculty members ares some of the finest musicians in the Chicago metropolitan area and have performed in such distinguished venues as Carnegie Hall and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Private lessons are available for the following instruments: cello, clarinet, double bass, flute, French horn, guitar, harp, jazz bass, oboe, percussion, piano and jazz piano, pipe organ, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice.

$44 per 30-minute session, 8 sessions
Longer time formats for lessons are available.
Lessons are taught in studios at the McAninch Arts Center on campus in Glen Ellyn.

Contact Information

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

All COD facilities are closed through Friday, May 15. If you are attempting to register for a class, Please leave a message and Continuing Education staff will return your call as soon as possible. You can also reach us by email at at any time.