Chamber Music

Summer Opportunities


Chamber Music Mondays for Woodwinds and Brass

(ages 11-18)
Summer activities filling up your schedule and you can't fit in a music summer camp?
Join MIC's chamber music class on Monday nights! Each two-hour class will consist of a coaching of your chamber music group and a rehearsal/social time on your own. You will sightread music and decide as a group what pieces you will play. Learn how to play together without a conductor. Chamber music encourages team building, friendship, and musical skills.Groups will be formed based on similar ages and abilities, so bring your friends!

Day/Time:     Mondays at 7:00 PM 
                      June 12, 19, 26  | July 10, 17, 24, 31

Location:      300 Green Bay Road, Winnetka
Prerequisite: must have at least one year of study, recommended

                       for intermediate to advanced students
Cost:             $260
Questions?  Contact Erica Anderson

Summer Chamber Music for Adults

This class explores chamber music throughout music history looking at how ensembles developed and changed over time, compositions for different instruments, its role in society. This class will also serve as a way for adult musicians to connect with one another to find partners to play with during the year.

Day/Time:     Thursdays at 4:00 PM | 120 minutes

                       June 15 - July 27 (NO CLASSES July 1-7)
Location:      1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston

Prerequisite: for intermediate to advanced musicians

Cost:              $434

Questions?   Contact Daniel Baer

Quintet Attacca Chamber Music Camp for Adults
Back by popular demand, the Music Institute of Chicago presents its annual summer chamber music program for woodwind and brass players, but this time it’s only for adults! Wind quintets, trios, and quartets will participate in daily rehearsals, coachings, and master classes with Quintet Attacca, an MIC ensemble-in-residence and winner of the 2002 Grand Prize of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Immerse yourself in chamber music for the weekend and develop your craft as a performer, communicator, and musician.

The best performances in chamber music come from groups who trust each other and have fun together. Quintet Attacca Chamber Music Camp for Adults brings it all together! We welcome flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, recorder, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, and tuba players.


Priority will be given to those who register early. If you would like to be placed with a friend, please indicate that on your registration form.  For more information and sample schedule >>
Ages:  Adults
Dates:  Friday, July 14 - Sunday, July 16, 2023
Location:  Lake Forest Campus - 40 East Old Mill Road, Lake Forest
Prerequisite:  three years of private study
Tuition:  $400
Registration Deadline: July 5, 2023    

Questions?  Contact Erica Anderson   


Apply Now for the 2023 - 2024 school year

Students studying privately outside the Music Institute are welcome to participate in the MIC chamber music program.

Supercharge your musical development through the Music Institute of Chicago's comprehensive chamber music program.  Both a nurturing and challenging program for students of all ages, chamber musicians explore the rich and varied chamber music repertoire through weekly coachings while making new friends and enjoying regular performance opportunities in informal settings, through community outreach, and at beautiful Nichols Concert Hall in downtown Evanston.


 FILL OUT  >> Your Chamber Music Availability Form <<

Questions? Chamber Music Program Director, Dr. Daniel Baer