Degrees and Certifications:

Masters in Music from Northwestern University Bachelors of Music from Northern Illinois University.

Mr. Dave Ness

Music Teacher at HILLCREST and AUGS

Mr. Ness comes to District 34 with a wealth of experience teaching music to all ages.  He has previously taught at Libertyville High School, Carthage College, College of Lake County, Northwestern University, and the Chicago Public Schools. He has been a professional musician/educator in the Chicago area for 32 years.


At AUGS, Mr. Ness teaches American Music History and Acoustics (Guitar).  At Hillcrest, Mr. Ness teaches general music.