The Music Department brings nationally and internationally recognized professional musicians to Columbia for week-long residencies every semester. The artists lead workshops, master classes and rehearsals with student ensembles in preparation for recording sessions and public performances. Students have incomparable opportunities to collaborate with renowned artists representing a range of genres and styles.
Singer-songwriter Shawn Mullins joined Columbia students to perform a set of classic pop and soul tunes.
Jazz musician Stefon Harris performed with students for a live audience at Chicago’s famed Jazz Showcase.
Terrence Blanchard Peter Erskine Christian McBride Joan Osborne Mike Stern Kevin Eubanks Wycliffe Gordon Todd Rundgren Gerald Clayton Lisa Fischer Bob Mintzer Benny Green Paula Cole Darmon Meader Charlie Sexton Ivan Neville
Don't miss Cory Henry, producer and keyboardist for Grammy Award-winning collective Snarky Puppy, in his one-night-only residency concert.
This concert is the culmination of Henry's week as Artist-in-Residence at Columbia College Chicago's Music Center, and will feature performances with several of the Music Department's top student ensembles.
Tickets are available online at tickets.colum.edu, at the door, or...Get the details
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