MEET YOUR CREATIVE POTENTIAL
From early childhood classes to residency programs for high-achieving high schoolers, Community Education at Columbia College Chicago is all about helping you meet your creative potential. Our offerings reflect the diversity, richness, and innovation at Columbia, all on our state-of-the-art campus in the South Loop neighborhood. Here, growing, learning, and loving new things never stops.
REGISTRATION is now open
Early Childhood Music and Dance Classes
Fall 2018 is the perfect time for you and your child to explore something amazing, with parent/caregiver classes in music and dance. LEARN MORE >
Individual Music Instruction
Individual music instruction enables students ages 4 and up to learn technique and repertoire that is best suited to their particular needs. Lessons are offered at Sherwood Community Music School. LEARN MORE >
Suzuki Music Instruction
Our acclaimed Suzuki program nurtures a safe and fun environment for students, parents/caregivers, and teachers. Our events include year-round parent education classes, book club meetings, fundraising opportunities, field trips, and performances at cultural institutions around Chicago. LEARN MORE >
Financial Aid is Available
Financial aid is available for all programs offered through Continuing and Community Education at Columbia College Chicago. Download the Financial Aid Application for classes and lessons here.
News and Information
Thanksgiving and Winter Break
Columbia College Chicago will be closed the following days for the upcoming holidays:
Thanksgiving: CLOSED Nov. 22 – 24 (Open Mon - Wed, Nov. 19 – 21)
Winter Break: CLOSED Dec. 21 – Jan. 1. (Reopen Wed. Jan. 2)
New Programs Coming Summer 2019
We are in the process of planning new credit and non-credit offerings for children and high schoolers on our state-of-the-art campus in the South Loop neighborhood. Watch for Summer programs in Filmmaking, Digital Media, Musical Theatre, Dance, Acting, Fashion, Music, Game Design, Photography, and much more. Stay up to date on the latest news by liking us on Facebook.
Sherwood Community Music School is part of the Community Education family at Columbia College Chicago
Sherwood Community Music School is part of Continuing and Community Education at Columbia College Chicago. Our 1312 South Michigan Avenue location offers music classes and individual instruction for all ages, along with our Suzuki Music Program.