CODA provides no cost music and visual arts instruction to over 1500 students in DuPage County in 13 locations
District 15 – Marquardt
At District 15, CODA provides Early Childhood music instruction for preschool and kindergarten children at four elementary schools: Black Hawk, Hall, Reskin and Winnebago. CODA's after school Suzuki Recorder Program meets two nights a week at Reskin School.
District 16 – Queen Bee
At District 16 in Glendale Heights, CODA provides Early Childhood music instruction to preschool children at Pheasant Ridge school.
District 33 – West Chicago
At District 33 in West Chicago, CODA offers children receive weekly Early Childhood music and visual arts classes, Suzuki violin instruction, and Suzuki recorder lessons. CODA is housed at these locations: Gary School, Educare of West DuPage and three locations of the Early Learning Center.
As CODA violin students become increasingly competent, they participate in large-scale performances both in District 33 and at Wheaton College. 34 CODA violin students have joined the West Chicago Orchestra Program, and bring musical benefit and early expertise to the larger community!
World Relief Dupage Preschool – Wheaton
At World Relief DuPage Preschool in Wheaton, CODA exposes immigrant and refugee children to music classes. Children develop English skills through language-rich song experiences. We are thankful for the opportunity to bring the soothing and welcoming spirit of music to these families in transition.
West Chicago and Addison Park Districts
Brush with Art provides an enriching community outreach art exposure for seniors. Presented in partnership with the Addison and West Chicago Park Districts, this program offers opportunities to develop or advance artistic skills in a supportive, community environment. Instruction is provided by CSA visual art faculty members and guest local artists. Current offerings can be found on the Addison and West Chicago Park District websites.