Upcoming Performances, Classes, Workshops and Special Events!

Check back frequently for updates!

Summer Virtual Open House
Sunday, June 6, 2021
4 PM  |  Adults
5 PM  |  Pre-K to 12 grade

 


New Concert Series!  April 11 - May 2!
Live from Nichols Concert Hall
The Music Institute of Chicago opens its concert home to family homes worldwide through a free, four-week chamber music series streamed live from beautiful and historic Nichols Concert Hall in downtown Evanston, IL.
      

 

Aebersold and Neiweem

Sunday, April 18 at 3 pm

 

Third Coast Percussion                   

Sunday, April 25 at 3 pm  

 

Chen String Quartet          

Sunday, May 2 at 3 pm

 


New Series!
Beyond the Stage:  Musicians on Music
The Music Institute of Chicago’s new livestreamed free lecture series, Beyond the Stage: Musicians on Music, offers insights and perspectives on a range of musical topics spanning classical, jazz, and popular music. 


Upcoming Lectures:

"The Mega Musical” 

with Matt Boresi  |  Thursday, April 29, 7–8 pm

 

“Queens of Composition: Excellence in Music by
Black-American Women Composers”
with Rae-Myra Hilliard  |  
Thursday, May 6, 7–8 pm 

 

“The Classical Style – Five Musical Elements Every
Listener Needs to Know”
with Mark George  |  Thursday, May 20, 7–8 pm

 

“The Golden Age of Violinists”
with Davis King  |  
Thursday, June 3, 7–8 pm 


Register for Summer Now!

Priority Scheduling Deadline: May 15
Summer Session Begins: Tuesday, June 15, 2021


Indoor Voices Series

A new online series featuring intriguing profiles of distinguished members of the MIC music community.   


LARGE ENSEMBLE, DEPARTMENTAL RECITALS &

STUDENT VIRTUAL PERFORMANCES
EVENTS WILL OCCUR ON ZOOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

If you are interested in attending a student recital, please contact 847.905.1500, or contact Guinevere Grimstad.

 

Free Virtual All-School Recitals

Summer Dates added!  5 - 6 PM

MIC students playing various instruments in monthly virtual recitals  

 

Guitar/Harp Departmental Recital

Saturday, April 17, 2021  |  10 AM - 12 PM

 

Voice Departmental Recital 
Wednesday, April 21, 2021  |  5 - 7 PM

 

Keyboard Departmental Recitals
Sunday, April 25, 2021  |  2 PM & 4  PM

 

Adult Student Recitals
Saturday, May 1, 2021  |  1 - 5 PM

Graduating Seniors Concert
Sunday, May 2, 2021  |  5:00 PM

 

String Departmental Recital 
Saturday, May 8, 2021  |  4:00  PM
 

New Horizons Band Concert

Thursday, May 13, 2021  |  1 PM

 

Music Institute Chorale Concert

Sunday, June 6, 2021  |  3 PM  |  Zoom

 

Winds, Brass, Percussion Recitals
Saturday, June 5, 7:30 pm - Recital #1
Sunday, June 6, 3:00 pm - Recital #2
 


SUZUKI PROGRAM

 

Suzuki Sundays  (all online; Zoom)
April 18, 2021 
(Twinkle Graduation)

 

100 Day Practice Challenge Celebration
August 2021, 12 PM  |  Date and Location - TBD
 


LISTENING CLUBS

 

Virtual Listening Club: Orchestral Music
Tuesdays  |  10:00 - 11:00 AM  

 

Virtual Listening Club: Chamber Music

Tuesdays  |  1:00 - 2:00 PM

Listening to Music: A Selective Survey of Human
Musical Expression for Adults
Wednesdays  |   7:00 - 8:00 PM  – Evanston East 


ACADEMIC PROGRAM CALENDARS

 

Community Music School Calendar 
Important school dates  |  Upcoming Holiday breaks  |  Administrative dates

 

Chamber Music Calendar 

Coaching Dates  |  Recital Dates