Department of Music

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Music students at Lake Forest explore the musicians they are and will become. Through opera or hip hop, violin or harmonica, students collaborate with professors whose own interests range from world music to electronica.

Students interested in performing can participate in established choirs, orchestra, and percussion ensemble. Faculty encourage students to start their own music groups of any genre.

With the Lyric Opera, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and numerous jazz, blues, folk, and house music venues nearby, Chicago provides opportunities for music enjoyment, study, and internships.

Department News

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    The music major wrote the score for the film “The Inquisition of Camilo Sanz,” which made its debut in July 2014 and has since been submitted to film festivals worldwide.
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    Faculty members, billed as The Muttering Sickness, have released a new collage album called The Last Days of Radio, from the poet Anne Waldman’s record label, Fast-Speaking Music.
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    Lecturer in Music Helen Bond was honored with the 2015 Jack Benny Arts and Humanities Award as a percussionist, teacher, storyteller, and humanitarian who works to bring clean water to people in Guinea, West Africa.
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Alumni

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