Jazz band singer on stage performance

Music Conservatory

The students of CCPA study in the midst of Chicago's invigorating arts scene, and acquire additional experience through internships with nationally-known music companies. They watch world-renowned conductors lead the Chicago Symphony, enjoy outdoor performances at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, witness premieres of new works in Chicago's thriving contemporary music scene, and see American legends performing at the famous Jazz Showcase. Studying in the heart of one of the nation's greatest cities gives our students a leg up on creating a strong network of professional contacts and a head start on the career they envision.

Music Conservatory Performances

Sat, Nov 16, 2019
Ganz Hall (AUD 745)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sun, Nov 17, 2019
Ganz Hall (AUD 745)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sun, Nov 17, 2019
Ganz Hall (AUD 745)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Resources for Current Students

Student in green RU shirt
Music is a calling, and preparing for a life in music requires an unwavering desire to achieve mastery of one's craft. Music majors arrive on our campus with artistic desire, and leave with the skills and knowledge to begin a life in music. Studio lessons, recitals, chamber music, operas, and jazz combos form the nucleus of a performer's training at CCPA.

Hire Student Musicians

Our hire a musician service is currently under construction for updates! Please stay tuned for the relaunch of this service in Winter 2020. Thank you for your interest in CCPA!

Featured CCPA Events

Sat, Nov 23, 2019
Auditorium Building
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Tue, Jan 21, 2020
Auditorium Building, Roosevelt University
11:59 PM - 12:59 AM

Tue, Feb 25, 2020
Ganz Hall, AUD 745
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Wed, Jun 17, 2020
Auditorium Building, Roosevelt University

Student Achievements

Jazz student performing
The alumni of CCPA's Music Conservatory are part of a lively continuum of achievement, performing with major ensembles and finding success as educators, conductors, composers, and critics.

Ensembles

Woodwind student performing

From Avant-Garde to Woodwind Chamber Music, our students have the opportunity to participate in over two dozen ensembles.

Seth Boustead at piano

“Seth [Boustead, BM '00, MM '02] went out and created his own career, and that’s a powerful example for anyone coming out of music school today.”

Linda Berna
Associate Dean, Music Conservatory, Roosevelt University
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