Summer at MIC

The Music Institute of Chicago offers summer camps, classes, ensembles and private lessons for all ages and levels with in-person and online options. Enjoy working with MIC's award-winning faculty and ensembles-in-residence. As you explore summer opportunities, we encourage you to involve yourself, your children, and the entire family in playing and enjoying music with the Music Institute this summer!

Summer Session: June 13 – September 3, 2023


For current MIC students 


For prospective students
This summer learn a new instrument or build your musical skills through private lessons.  Over ninety years of teaching have made us the place to come to for the very best in one-on-one instruction. The MIC experience begins with a careful placement process which strives to match the teacher best suited to your or your child’s learning style, interest, and individual needs.

Please note: The number of lessons varies and is determined by student and teacher availability.  Lesson costs will be determined accordingly.
New to MIC? Inquire about starting private lessons anytime »



Enjoy a wide range of summer class offerings for all ages and levels.  Browse classes by program area including:

Chamber Music (for woodwinds, brass, adults, and more)

Jazz-Youth / Jazz-Adult 

Roots & Rock

Adult Instrumental Ensembles 

MIC Chorale



Please be mindful of registration deadlines and note that refunds will not be issued for summer camps.



Art of the Jazz Band: Session I
June 12-16 | entering grades 6-10 | Evanston East

Deadline: May 29, 2023


Adult Piano Camp (at capacity)

June 15-18 | adults | Evanston East & Winnetka
Deadline:  May 31, 2023


Guitar Camp for Beginners: Session I

June 19-23 | ages 9-18 | Lake Forest

Deadline: June 5, 2023


Piano Intensive

June 19-23 | ages 10-18 | Winnetka
Deadline: May 15, 2023


Art of the Jazz Band: Session II

June 26-30 | entering grade 6-9 | Evanston East
Deadline: June 12, 2023

Guitar Camp for Beginners: Session I

June 26-30 | ages 9-18 | Winnetka

Deadline: June 12, 2023



Chicago Suzuki Institute
July 1-9 | all ages | Trinity International University


Chicago Duo Piano Festival

July 7-16 | ages 8-adult | Evanston East & Winnetka

Deadline: May 15, 2023

Broadway Beginners: Session I
July 10-14 | entering grades K-3 | Evanston Downtown
Deadline: May 15, 2023


Quintet Attacca Chamber Camp for Adults

July 14-16 | adults | Lake Forest
Deadline: July 5, 2023

Broadway Beginners:Session II
July 31-August 4 | entering grades K-3 | Evanston Downtown
Deadline: May 15, 2023



Oboe Reed-Making Workshop
August 19-20 | ages 11-adult | Winnetka
Deadline: August 15, 2023