Koch and Associates is an Educational Consulting company focusing primarily on the field of music education. Koch and Associates has created a series of “customized” inservice workshops designed to meet the professional development needs of every music teacher regardless of subject or grade level taught.

Each customized inservice workshop will address a current educational initiative that is on the mind of most every music teacher regardless of which state in the nation you live.

Music educators from states throughout the country are being challenged by many new educational initiatives. Let Koch and Associates provide a “customized inservice workshop” to train you how to successfully accomplish each and every one of them!

What is Koch and Associates?

Mission Statement

Koch and Associates mission is to advance music education as a core academic subject in all schools and secure it’s place for future generations.

Contact Information

William S. Koch  




“Teaching Music in a Common Core World”

VanderCook College of Music

Online Adjunct Professor

“Customized” Music Teacher Inservice Workshops For Your School

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“Implement the Common Core in the Music Classroom”

Ideas and methods to include the Common Core in the Music Classroom.

“Measure Student Growth with Student Learning Objectives (SLO’s)”

Student Learning Objectives used to measure Student Growth in all Music Classrooms.

“Music Teacher Evaluation”

Based on the Danielson Framework and the National Association for Music Education guidelines.

“The Teacher Mentorship Program”

Fulfilling the number one request for an objective evaluation of ones teaching.

“A Model Music Curriculum for the 21st Century”

Prepare your music students to be college and  career ready.

“An Approach to the “New” Core Music Standards”

Compare and contrast the New Core Music Standards with the old standards.

Past Clients

Elementary School / Middle School / High School

North Chicago High School CUSD 187

East Richland High School ERCU 1

Mendota Township High School TSD 280

Rauner College Prep  

Palatine CCSD 15

Guerin College Preparatory High School

Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95

Lyons School District 103

Bloomington School District 87

Stevenson High School District 125


Illinois Wesleyan  

University of Illinois  

Elmhurst College    

VanderCook  (3X)  


Concordia College

Carthage College  

DePaul University

Northern Illinois (2X)

Northeastern Illinois University (2X)


Illinois Music Education Conference

Midwest Clinic

National Association for Music Education

Regional Office of Education

Hamilton/Jefferson Regional Office of Education