Upcoming Events
Free Virtual Audition Workshop for ILMEA with Quintet Attacca October 4, 2020 6:30 pm Sunday, October 4 | 6:30 - 8:00 PM >> Middle School Session
Families in Concert I October 9, 2020 7:00 pm A fall scholarship and financial aid fundraiser

Musical Theater SWAT Team Sightings

You never know when and where the SWAT team will pop up next! The MIC SWAT team is an ensemble of young talented singers who regularly perform at public events.

Next Target: Lake Forest!

On Dec. 10, SWAT will be performing Christmas / Holiday Carols at 11:30am in the downtown Lake Forest Market Square for about 25 minutes. We will be passing out goody bags to interested families and kids.


Here is a link to the event page and description.


Past Targets

The Annual Evanston Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 22nd at 5:30pm



The Annual Evanston Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony took place on Tuesday, November 22nd at 5:30pm in Fountain Square with Mayor Tisdahl, the Music Institute of Chicago, Light Opera Works, Rotary International's Deputy General Secretary, Pete Deberge and Santa!


After the Tree Lighting Ceremony, there was a warm up reception hosted by Rotary International in their Cafe in One Rotary Center.  


For more about the Musical Theater Department or the SWAT team, contact:

Mike O'Mara 

Director of Music, Musical Theater

Music Institute's Teacher Spotlight on Elizabeth Anderson, cello
Teacher Spotlight on Elizabeth Anderson, cello

"A fun and satisfying piece to teach is 'Scherzo'. Students love its virtuoso style."