Upcoming Performances, Classes, Workshops and Special Events!

Check back frequently for updates!

 

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION!

Saturday, January 16 and Sunday, January 17, 2021

The Music Institute of Chicago celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. through music and discussion via livestream. 

 

Saturday, January 16 | 3 pm

Race and Identity in American Music Culture

Stephanie Shonekan, Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Science; Professor of Music, University of Missouri

 

Sunday, January 17 | 3 pm

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

The Music Institute presents a concert live-streamed from Nichols Concert Hall featuring Music Institute alumni, students, faculty, and special guests, along with students from the Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative (CMPI), which offers talented student musicians from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds a pathway to musical training (the Music Institute is an affiliate partner of CMPI).

 


VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE!

Sunday, January 24, 2021 Virtual Open House  |  2 pm

Join Music Institute faculty and staff to learn more about lesson and class offerings, meet various instruments, enjoy breakout sessions, get your questions answered, and more!

 


New Series!

INDOOR VOICES SERIES

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

 


MIC MASTER CLASS SERIES

 

Piano Master Class with Marian Hahn

Saturday, January 30, 2021  |  3:00 - 6:00 pm

RSVP deadline: Friday, January 29 at 5 pm

 


SUZUKI PROGRAM EVENTS


Suzuki Workshop registration deadline for Cello, Flute, Guitar, Viola and Violin:  Friday, January 15, 2021


Suzuki Piano Workshop registration deadline has been extended to Sunday, January 17, 2021.
 


Suzuki Workshops - Cello, Flute, Guitar, Piano, Viola, Violin

Friday, January 29 - Saturday, January 30, 2021 

Flute and Piano may have additional classes on Sunday, January 31, 2021.   

 


LARGE ENSEMBLE, DEPARTMENTAL RECITALS &

STUDENT VIRTUAL PERFORMANCES

 

Free Virtual All-School Recitals

MIC students playing various instruments in monthly virtual recitals  

 

Winds, Brass, Percussion Recitals
Saturday, February 27, 2021  |  3:00 - 4:00 PM
Sunday, February 28, 2021  |  4:00 - 5:00 PM

Sunday, June 6, 2021  |  6:30-8:30 PM

 

Keyboard Departmental Recitals
Sunday, February 7, 2021  |  2 - 5 PM

Sunday, April 25, 2021  |  2 - 5 PM

 

Adult Student Recitals
Saturday, May 1, 2021  |  2 - 5 PM

 

String Departmental Recitals 
Saturday, May 8, 2021  |  4 - 6 PM

Sunday, May 9, 2021  |  3 - 5:30 PM


Early Music Recital
Sunday, April 11, 2021  |  6-8pm

Jazz Studies Recital
Saturday, April 24, 2021  |  3:30–6 PM 

 

Chamber Music

Friday, June 4 » 6–8 pm

Saturday, June 5 » 6–8 pm

 

Music Institute Chorale Concerts

Sunday, March 14, 2021  |  3 PM  

Sunday, June 6, 2021  |  3 PM

 

Community Symphony

Wednesday, May 12 , 2021  |  7:30 pm

 

New Horizons Band Concerts

Thursday, May 13, 2021  |  1 PM

 

Preludio Orchestra

Saturday, May 8, 2021  |  1:30 pm

 


JAZZ STUDIES PROGRAM  - Celebrating its 10th anniversary!

 

Free Virtual Jazz Lecture Series:

 

“Great Jazz Musicians from Chicago’s South Side”

with saxophonist Juli Wood

Thursday January 21, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CDT)


“Women In Jazz “ with trombonist Audrey Morrison
Thursday February 18, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CDT)


“Dark Angels of the Violin: Jazz legends Eddie South

and Stuff Smith” with violinist James Sanders

Monday March 15, 2021 7:00 - 8:30 pm (CDT)

 

Jazz Studies Recital
Saturday, April 24, 2021  |  3:30–6 PM 
 

 


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