Phone: 847-675-8240, ext. 3858


Degrees and Certifications:

-Master of Music Education, Vandercook College of Music -Bachelor of Choral Music Education, University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign

Mrs. Erin Forrest


Mrs. Forrest attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received her undergraduate degree in Choral Music Education.  There, she was a member of several choral ensembles. She was also a member and music director of the co-ed a cappella group, "No Comment." 

Additionally, Mrs. Forrest completed her masters degree in Music Education from VanderCook College of Music. Prior to joining the Lincoln Hall staff, she taught K-8 general music, choir, and directed the school musical in River Grove, Illinois.  Here at Lincoln Hall, Mrs. Forrest teaches general music classes, directs Chorale, Honor Choir, and is the director of the school musical.  She believes strongly in music education and the benefits it can have in many other areas of a student's life.  After all, ALL students have the ability to be musical! 

In her free time, Mrs. Forrest enjoys singing, swimming, yoga, and crafting. She is excited for another year as a member of the Lincoln Hall staff and community!