Music Center (1014 S. Michigan)

1014 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL, 60605

Music Center (1014 S. Michigan)

1014-16 S. Michigan Avenue was built in 1912 by Christian A. Eckstorm. A red brick 4-story building with terra cotta detailing, this structure was erected by a developer as a speculative commercial building. During its first 30 years, it housed offices for a shingle distributor, a lumber company and an electrical parts manufacturer. In 1941, the building was rehabilitated for the Sherwood Conservatory of Music, founded in 1895 by William H. Sherwood, a piano virtuoso, teacher and composer.The school's most famous alumna may be the comedienne Phyllis Diller, who was a piano student at the Sherwood School in the 1930s but did not graduate. The building was acquired by Columbia College Chicago in 1997 and now houses the school's music department. The artistic, cultural and performance education tradition of this building, as it was adaptively reused since the 1940s, is continued today in the programs of the Music Department of Columbia College.

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Upcoming Events

Advanced Vocal Studio Performance

Advanced Vocal Studio Performance 1pm 4/19

Senior vocal students will perform in a variety of styles and genres. Don't miss Columbia's best vocalists in this performance!

Jacob Egli Senior Recital

Jacob Egli Senior Recital 7pm 4/21

Student Jacob Egli will give his senior performance.

Music Student Convocation

Music Student Convocation 12pm 4/22

Music convocations include important announcements, information, and performances. Music students are required to attend one per month.

Student Concert Series

Student Concert Series 7pm 4/22

This event features a series of student performances supported by a faculty combo. Students can sign up to perform on the 3rd floor of the Music Center.

Music Student Convocation

Music Student Convocation 12pm 4/23

Music convocations include important announcements, information, and performances. Music students are required to attend one per month.

Recent Events

Jazz Forum4/19/2013

Recent Activity

Kathy Metcalf Pozywio

Kathy Metcalf Pozywio left a positive review 11/7/2013

Such great energy!! Great job! Looking forward to more shows.

Rebecca Young

Rebecca Young left a positive review 11/1/2013

It was awesome! my dad visited for the weekend and it was cool to show him some music!

Rebecca Young

Rebecca Young left a positive review 10/28/2013

a lot of fun!! there's so much talent at Columbia!

Albert Williams

Albert Williams posted a photo 10/28/2013

lpusztai_195

lpusztai_195 left a positive review 4/8/2013

Outstanding evening! Brought 2 friends and we agreed it a truly "special" event. The students blew me away with their level of talent and skill. Perfect venue, too. Felt so luck to be there.

lpusztai_195

lpusztai_195 left a positive review 4/12/2013

A really wonderful and informative evening. Enjoyed it thoroughly and learned a lot!

Anastasia Katsis

Anastasia Katsis left a positive review 4/12/2013

Wow, what a great show. Todd with the students - so cool. He even did a song that he has never performed live before, Chain Letter! I'm curious to know how or who decides on the selection of music to be performed. I forgot to ask someone that after the show. In any case it was just awesome.

Jean Lachowicz

Jean Lachowicz left a positive review 4/12/2013

This was an absolutely wonderful concert. The student ensembles were magnificent and the synergy between the students and Todd was a beautiful thing to behold. Congratulations on a terrific event!

julie hillery

julie hillery left a positive review 4/12/2013

So awesome! So much talent on one stage and a great experience for everyone. Thank you Todd !

sandra yau

sandra yau left a positive review 4/8/2013

True Visionary.
I'm so happy I saw this event and decided to go.

I hugged him twice, and got a photo and autograph.
I'm not usually a nut about meeting famous folks, but
TODD RUNDGREN IS PRETTY MUCH THE COOLEST.

THANKS COLUMBIA, FOR DOING SOMETHING RIGHT!

BTW, THE MODERATOR WAS GREAT. HE ASKED QUESTIONS THAT DROVE THE TALK IN A GOOD PACE.

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