Get in tune with Oakton music classes

  • Courtesy of Oakton Community College

    Courtesy of Oakton Community College

Oakton Community College
Updated 1/17/2020 7:41 AM

Music education offers many benefits to students, including developing language and reasoning skills, mastering memorization, teaching discipline, increasing coordination and building self-confidence. Starting Jan. 21, students of all skill levels can take courses in music at Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines.

Classes are offered in the following areas:


• Brass. Contact Mark Olen, music instructor, at

• Cello and Music Theory. Contact Alexa Muhly, music instructor, at (847) 376-7162 or

• Choir and Voice. Contact Sara Torbeck, music instructor, at (847) 635-1907 or

• Guitar, Guitar Ensemble and Jazz Guitar. Contact Tom Clippert, music instructor, at (847) 376-7004 or

• Jazz Band. Contact Mark Olen, music instructor, at

• Percussion. Contact Bret Sher, music instructor, at (847) 635-1905 or

• Piano and Six Piano Ensemble. Contact Glenna Sprague, coordinator and professor of music, at (847) 635-1905 or

• Violin, Viola and String Ensemble. Contact Daniel Golden, music instructor at (847) 376-7108 or

• Woodwinds. Contact Tim McNamara, music instructor, at

Spring semester class listings may be found online:

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