Music Fridays @ Noon



MUSIC FRIDAYS @ NOON is a series of one-hour free programs featuring the College of DuPage Music Department, with performances and presentations by COD faculty, students, alumni and guests.

January 2016
29       Faculty Spotlight – Alison Gaines: All about that (Baroque) bass

February 2016
5          Faculty Talk – Larry Ward: On Bessie Smith*
12        Guest Artist: Pianist/composer and MacArthur Fellow Reginald Robinson* †
19        Roots & Shoots of Rhythm & Blues: Tom Tallman and COD Jazz Students*
26        MAC on Tour – Turtle Island String Quartet

March 2016
4          Alumni Focus – Kevin O’Donnell: Life in the Music Business
11        Music of Violeta Parra – COD Chamber Singers, Lee Kesselman and Deborah Adelman**
18        Student Recital

April 2016
1          MAC on Tour – Hot Club of San Francisco
8          Guest Artist – Don Skoog: Bata drumming, performance and workshop†
15        Alumni Focus – Kristin O’Donnell, soprano, recital
22        COD Students sing Shakespeare – in honor of his 400th anniversary of his death
29        COD Student – Music on the Patio (Lakeside Pavilion)

May 2016
6          Student Recital
13        Student Recital

*Black History Month Event
** Latin American Studies & Women’s History Event
† Extended time period
All events are free and begin at noon in the MAC, Room 140. For more information, contact Lee Kesselman at

Click here to view the Music Fridays at Noon flier!