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Individual music lessons are an essential part of any musician's growth. Offering instruction on a wide variety of instruments, our program features over 30 of the best private lesson instructors the Chicago area has to offer. Lessons are offered at all six high schools during the school day for district students and weekdays after school for non-district students and adults.

Cordelia Brand teaches students at Wheeling High School.

Cordelia Brand

Chicago-area native Cordelia Brand is a freelance violist and current Associate Member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. An avid orchestra musician, she regularly performs with the Northwest Indiana Symphony, Kankakee Valley Symphony, and orchestras across Illinois and Wisconsin.

She earned both her Bachelor and Master of Music Performance degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music studying with Jeffrey Irvine and Lynne Ramsey. During her time in Cleveland, Cordelia was a member of the Youngstown Symphony, a fellow in the National Repertory Orchestra, and regularly performed with the Firelands Symphony, Cleveland Opera Theater, and New World Symphony.

As a chamber musician, Cordelia performed in piano quintets and quartets with Lincoln Center Stage on cruise ships around the world.

Cordelia works with students in the northern Chicago suburbs teaching private lessons, leading viola sectionals, and coaching chamber music.


  Cordelia Brand