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CODA in the News


CODA featured in the American Suzuki Journal
CODA’s two Suzuki Method Programs were recently featured by the Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) in the American Suzuki Journal. Learn about how these programs are flourishing in DuPage County Schools.

Read the SAA CODA Article (pdf).


CODA Performances


Suzuki Strings Festival
Saturday, April 28, 2018
9 a.m. Advanced Students
10:30 a.m. All Suzuki Students
Edman Chapel, Wheaton College

CSA presents the Suzuki All-Strings Festival at 9:00 (Advanced Students) and 10:30 a.m. (all Suzuki students) on Saturday, April 28.

This festival showcases CSA's Suzuki students' skill and technique in their final presentation of the year. Advanced students will perform selections from Bach, Fauré, Shostakovich, and Wieniawski. Suzuki students will also perform Cielito Lindo. CSA invites anyone who enjoys classical music and is interested in learning more about CSA's programs to come to this free event.



Suzuki Strings Christmas Concert
December 9, 2017
10 am
Edman Chapel, 
Wheaton College

 violin students join with CSA students in presenting "Bluegrass and Beyond" a Christmas concert celebrating the birth of Christ with musical traditions from around the world. More than 300 students ages 4 through high school will perform versions of familiar Christmas favorites from a Bluegrass version of "Go Tell It on the Mountain", to a Klezmer "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" to Pentatonix's "Mary Did You Know". Audience participation is encouraged. This event is free and open to the public.

CODA Violin Recitals
November 4, 2017
2, 3:30 & 5 pm
Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College

CODA violin solo recitals. This event is free and open to the public.


Naperville Oktoberfest
September 23, 2017
Naperville, IL

The CODA violin students who are dually enrolled in the Naperville Youth Symphony Orchestra, performed at Oktoberfest fundraiser in Naperville.     


Mexican Independence Day Fiesta
September 16, 2017
West Chicago, IL

22 CODA students performed at the West Chicago Mexican Independence Day Fiesta. They opened for the concert of the University of Houston Mariachi Ensemble.



Quinta Essentia Performance
May 21, 2016
Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College

22 CODA recorder students performed in a concert with Brazilian recorder quartet, Quinta Essentia.

CODA recorder recital