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Private Music Lessons

Welcoming World Class Instructors

Welcome to Elgin Community College's (ECC) Private Music Lessons – where the joy of music meets personalized instruction! Whether stepping into music for the first time or honing your skills as an experienced musician, our private music lessons offer a unique and enriching experience tailored to your needs and goals.

Our experienced and dedicated instructors are committed to understanding your musical aspirations. With one-on-one guidance, you'll receive personalized lessons that cater to your skill level, musical preferences, and learning pace.

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Our instructors are not only skilled musicians but also passionate educators. They bring a wealth of knowledge and a love for teaching, creating a positive and encouraging learning environment. Find out more about credit and not-credit music classes offered at ECC.


Are you interested in taking music classes at ECC?

Each semester, we offer various classes, including keyboard harmony, choral ensemble, choir, music literature, music of the world, music appreciation, and more. 
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Non-Credit Courses

We also offer non-credit classes through ECC's Continuing Education Department. Courses vary by semester but may include concert band, musical theater, and private lessons on various instruments. 

Need One Credit?

  • In-district students aged 16 and older can earn college credit for private lessons. Students of all ages are always welcome as non-credit students.
  • Build your creative expression to connect with others!
  • Lessons are available year-round. Each semester, students receive fourteen ½-hour lessons for about $28 per lesson for instruction from professional, masters' level musicians who will help them connect with others through music.

Video Overview

Learn about classes for music students and music performances at ECC.

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Experience excellent performances, enjoy delicious pre-show dinners, and stay in convenient accommodations at ECC Arts Center. All community members, including ECC students, faculty, and families, are welcome. Parking is plentiful and free!

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Admissions & Recruitment

Building B, Room B110
Fax: 847-608-5458

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Fridays: Closed

*Bilingual Admissions Coordinator: 847-214-7689


Performing Arts Programs

Building H, Room H231