Welcome to the Music Institute of Chicago!


Founded in 1931, the Music Institute of Chicago has grown from humble beginnings in a Winnetka farmhouse to one of the three largest community music schools in the nation with campuses in Downers Grove, Chicago, Evanston, Winnetka, Lincolnshire and Lake Forest.


We invite you to explore the unique offerings and character of each of our locations.


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Chicago Duo Piano Festival Winter Mini-Fest March 2-4 Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston
Chicago Duo Piano Winter Mini-Fest

March 2-4, 2018 Registration deadline: February 18 Join us for “four-hand fun in a three-day run” of duo-piano activities and performances >>

MIC Music For Life Program February 3, 2018
Adult piano student at the Music Institute of Chicago
Adult Student Q and A June 2, 2017