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Facility Rental

The Music Institute of Chicago rents studio and ensemble space at all campuses to outside individuals and groups seeking a place to practice, rehearse, and perform. Students enrolled in MIC classes can reserve practice studios at no charge!


To rent a studio, ensemble rehearsal room, or performance space at any campus (excluding Nichols Hall), please schdeule an appointment with the reception desk, then complete the rental agreement form making sure to select the proper campus. Please bring the agreement form with you and give to the front desk when you arrive.


The following rental fees apply to all Music Institute of Chicago campuses:

  • Studio - $12.50 / hour


  • Mid-size ensemble room - $25 / hour


  • Large ensemble room - $50 / hour


  • Thoresen Performance Center - $75 / hour



Renters agree to abide by the following rental conditions:

  • Practice room rentals are subject to availability and may be limited during peak teaching hours.


  • Practice rooms should be reserved 24 hours in advance by contacting the appropriate MIC Campus Director.


  • Payment (cash, check, or credit card) must be made to the receptionist at the time of the rental.


  • No food or drink is allowed in any practice room; open flames are prohibited.


  • Rooms must be left in the same condition as they were found.


  • Rooms are to be used solely for practicing music; no teaching or any objectionable/illegal activity is allowed.


  • Any violations or abuse in room privileges will result in immediate dismissal from the school and a revocation of any future room use.



Facilites Available:

  • 25 studios
  • 4 mid-sized ensemble rooms
  • Thoresen Performance Center
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