Adult Studies

Engage with music and enjoy the rewards...

Whether you are learning an instrument for the first time, returning after a long hiatus, or just wanting to brush up your musical skills, the Music Institute of Chicago welcomes you. Our faculty specializes in teaching adults and sharing the joy of music.


Music Institute of Chicago offers several distinct advantages:

  • A passionate, professional and dedicated faculty attuned to working with the unique needs of the adult student.

  • No matter your interest - private instruction, a group class or ensemble - MIC adult students gain an authentic and deep understanding of music
    through our one-on-one instruction and comprehensive class and ensemble offerings.
  • Community!  Share your love of music with other adults, relax and make new friends in a friendly, vibrant setting.

Spring 2021 Semester begins Monday, February 1, 2021

Click here for information on flexible private instruction registration packages and discounts for busy adults!

Spring 2021 Group Classes and Ensembles begin: Monday, February 1, 2021

Fall 2020 Group Classes and Ensembles are under way. Please contact Guinevere Grimstad for more details about these programs. 

From musicianship and music appreciation classes, to group guitar or ukulele, to viol technique and repertoire, we have something for you!
Join a small or large ensemble!
Listening Clubs!
Beyond the Stage: Musicians on Music

Thursday, April 15 at 7 pm “Introduction to Understanding the Musical Canon and its Implications” with award-winning MIC faculty pianist, Daniel Baer >>