Upcoming Performances, Classes, Workshops and Special Events!

Check back frequently for updates!

Spring Virtual Open House
Saturday, March 20, 2021  |  RSVP by March 19
3 PM  |  Adults
4 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.

Chen String Quartet                    

Sunday, April 11 at 3 pm              

 

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 Topics:
“Listening to Orchestral Music: How to Get the Most Enjoyment
from Music You Know and Music You Would Like to Know” 
with Jim Setapen  |  Thursday, March 25, 7–8 PM 

"Maintaining Your Chops: How to Stay Motivated as a Busy Adult” 

with Addison Teng  |  Monday, April 5, 7–8 pm

“Introduction to Understanding the Musical Canon and its Implications” 

with Daniel Baer  |  Thursday, April 15, 7–8 pm

"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.

 

Free Virtual All-School Recitals

Third Thursday and Saturday of each month  |  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 - 5 PM

 

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

Graduating Seniors Concert
Sunday, May 2, 2021  |  6:30 PM

 

String Departmental Recitals 
Saturday, May 8, 2021  |  4 - 6:30 PM
Sunday, May 9, 2021  |  3 - 5:30 PM

 

Community Symphony

Wednesday, May 12 , 2021  |  7:30 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
Sunday, June 6, 2021  |  6:30-8:30 PM


Preludio Orchestra - CANCELLED

Early Music Recital - CANCELLED
Jazz Studies Recital -
CANCELLED

 


SUZUKI PROGRAM

 

Suzuki Sundays  (all online; Zoom)
March 14, 2021  
April 18, 2021 
(Twinkle Graduation)
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Suzuki Graduation Concert
Sunday, April 11, 2021  |  1-5 PM
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100 Day Practice Challenge Celebration
August 2021, 12 PM  |  Date and Location - TBD

Suzuki Festival Concerts - CANCELLED
May 2021 

 


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