Hi. Welcome to the Lincolnshire Campus. As we gradually and carefully reintroduce some in-person teaching, most of our teaching is taking place online. As of November 20, 2020, all campus buildings are closed until further notice. All teaching is currently online until we can return. You can learn from the comfort and convenience of your own home!


Please contact Campus Director Clem Leek at

  • you are a current student with any questions, or
  • you are a new to MIC and are looking to start lessons with an amazing teacher


Housed in the Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 30 Riverwoods Road, just south of Half-Day Road, the Music Institute of Chicago's Lincolnshire satellite campus is down the street from Laura B Sprague Elementary school, Daniel Wright Jr. High School, Riverwoods Montessori, The Ryerson Conservation area, and shares the building with the Lincolnshire Community Nursery School.  Students of all ages and levels are invited to join us for lessons and classes with our talented and dedicated faculty.  In addition to private lessons and our Suzuki program, we offer Musicianship classes (music theory) and Chamber Music programs.


The Lincolnshire campus' students come from Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Lincolnshire, Vernon Hills, Buffalo Grove, Waukegan, Zion, Antioch, Gurnee, Bannockburn, Deerfield, Libertyville, Hoffman Estates, Winnetka, Northbrook, Glencoe, Palatine and more surrounding Lake County, IL communities.


Group Classes

  • Suzuki Group Repertoire Classes for violin and cello
  • Musicianship - how to read and write music, ear training, sight singing, music exploration, and history
  • Chamber Music - groups of 2, 3, 4 students working with a coach on duos, trios, and quartets for strings, strings and piano and many other combinations.


Private Lessons

  • Strings: violin, viola, cello  (Suzuki and Traditional instruction)
  • Piano: classical
  • Woodwinds: clarinet, oboe, and flute
  • Brass: Trumpet, Trombone




Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit

30 Riverwoods Road

Lincolnshire IL 60069

847.905.1500, ext. 194

Campus Director: Clem Leek

847.905.1500, ext. 191

Fax: 847.295.1341