At Elmhurst, we pride ourselves on our music faculty's depth and breadth of professional experience. Among our full-time and applied faculty are members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus and Lyric Opera, and many highly regarded area performing ensembles, as well as accomplished composers, singers and arrangers.
What's more, these top-flight professionals are great teachers who create a friendly environment where they can work with their students as individuals. Our small classes and our professional atmosphere guarantee that you will get the personal attention you need to develop your talents.
Find out more by following the links below.
Peter J. Griffin
Music Department Chair
Director of Music Admission, Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Piano, Composition, Music Theory
Judith E. Grimes
Director of Music Education, Concert Bands
Jazz Studies, Music Business
Mark A. Harbold
Composition, History, Theory
Director of Music Business
Director of Music Education, Symphonic Band
Director of Philharmonic Orchestra, Music Education, String Department Chair
Director of Choral Ensembles, Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Sound Recording, Director of Music Operations
Musical Theatre Performance, Vocal Music
Matt Lee, Chair
Percussion and Drum Set
Joanne May, Chair
Voice, Musical Theatre
Brenda Lualdi, Chair
Gail Crosson, Chair