2021 Impact Report


The Music Institute of Chicago is proud to celebrate ninety years of empowering people of every age and ability to listen, communicate, express, and connect through music. Since its founding, the Music Institute has served as an important community resource whose nine-decade history is highlighted by innovative teaching, inspiring performances, and a fundamental drive to ensure access to music for everyone. The accomplishments showcased within the 2021 Music Institute of Chicago Impact Report demonstrate the same spirit of innovation and resilience that have been a part of our organization since its founding in 1931.