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Chamber Music Workshops for Adults - February 2023 February 11, 2023 5:00 pm RSVP by January 14 >>
Reverón Piano Trio February 17, 2023 7:30 pm

This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Music!

The Music Institute of Chicago believes few things can touch lives and bring comfort and joy the way music can. This holiday season, begin your musical journey, or purchase a gift certificate and bring music into the life of someone you love. Study at one of our area campuses, or online. Or, treat friends or family to an amazing concert experience at beautiful and historic Nichols Concert Hall.


Holiday Gift Certificates, beginning at $50 are available through Friday, December 23 at noon (for a guaranteed e-certificate delivery before December 25).
Certificates are available for purchase online and will be delivered by e-mail.
Note: holiday gift certificates must be redeemed by August 31, 2023.



Contact a Campus Director or call 847.905.1500 with any questions. 

What can a Music Institute of Chicago Gift Certificate Buy?


First Musical Experiences...


Early childhood music and movement classes use favorite songs, stories and dances as learning tools in nurturing the developmental needs of children as they grow. 


Music and friendship as your confidence and skills grow... 

Private Instruction (Begin any time)

There is no better place for private instruction than the Music Institute of Chicago!  Through the Music Institute’s customized approach, students of all ages and levels are expertly matched with teachers who are best suited to their learning style. If you’re new to at-home learning, MIC will make certain you’re set up for success. Our outstanding teachers work with students of all ages and every level of experience. The Music Institute offers instruction in: strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, harp, organ, harpsichord, conducting, piano, guitar, voice and composition.


Spring class registration now open. 

Spring semester begins January 30, 2023.


Roots & Rock

Designed for anyone who has been inspired by music and wants to play!  Beginning and intermediate level eight-week sessions for ages 8 and up in guitar, ukulele, music producation, and songwriting. Enjoy a friendly and comfortable social backdrop as you build and expand your musical skills. 



MIC's jazz program is celebrating its 10th anniversary season. Explore the world of jazz through private instruction, improvisation classes, and combos!


Lifelong learning...

Adult Studies

The Music Institute offers a variety of adult ensembles including New Horizons Band, the Music Institute of Chicago Chorale, and Adult Music Listening Clubs.


Nichols Concert Hall

Noted architect Solon S. Beman designed the architecturally and acoustically magnificent First Church of Christ, Scientist, which was sensitively restored to become Nichols Concert Hall, a state-of-the-art, 550-seat performance space in 2003. Each year Nichols Concert Hall hosts world-class classical and jazz musicians for chamber music, solo recitals, and special events. 2022-2023 concert season schedule.



2023 Suzuki Winter Workshops

Cello Registration Deadline: February 10 Register now >>