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Contact Information

Matthew Shevitz, Instrumental Music, Department Chair
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 137
(630) 942-2369
Email: shevitzm@cod.edu

Patrick O'Shea, Vocal and Choral Music
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 136
(630) 942-2552
Email: osheap709@cod.edu

Ken Paoli, Recording Technology and Music Business
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 293
(630) 942-2584
Email: paolik@cod.edu

Thomas Stark, Applied Music Coordinator
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 228
(630) 942-2391
Email: starkt1620@cod.edu

Arts, Communication, and Hospitality Division
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 219
(630) 942-2048

COD Stories

Sara Richert

“For artists, specifically musicians, I highly recommend College of DuPage. The Music program has small class sizes, highly educated faculty and so much opportunity for freshman and sophomore students. It is truly a gem.” - Sara Richert

Sara's COD Story

COD Stories

Mike Aquino

“The instructors taught me in a way that allowed me to be myself and further myself, and not like someone off an assembly line. Without that trust and dedication from those I learned from, I would have missed out on many opportunities during the years that followed." - Mike Aquino

Mike's COD Story

COD Stories

Beth Blankenship

“College of DuPage gave me such a great start and I feel lucky to have been able to learn from the instructors there. The Music program has so much to offer and it truly prepared me for my education and career in music therapy.” - Beth Blankenship

Beth's COD Story

COD Stories

Brian Riordan

“I always suggest to any of my students to try and find a tech angle to what you do. You are more likely to support your art in the long run.” - Brian Riordan

Brian's COD Story

COD Stories

Ronda de Paola

“All of the music staff and faculty have been especially helpful and supportive in every area.” - Ronda de Paola

Ronda's COD Story