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11/14/13 7:48:45 PM -- Britten War Requiem 

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
 Charles Dutoit, conductor 
 Tatiana Pavlovskaya: soprano
John Mark Ainsley: tenor
Matthias Goerne: baritone
Chicago Symphony Chorus
Duain Wolfe
chorus director
Chicago Children's Choir
Josephine Lee
director 

Photography of Chicago, IL, USA
. © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2013

Music in Our Schools Month: CSO Principal Viola Charlie Pikler

In celebration of Music in Our Schools Month, CSO Principal Viola Charlie Pikler describes how music education can enrich your whole life.

 

6/11/15 9:41:32 PM -- Chicago, IL, USA

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Riccardo Muti Conductor


    Scriabin The Poem of Ecstasy
    Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony


  © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

Music in Our Schools Month: CSO Bassoonist Dennis Michel

In celebration of Music in Our Schools Month, CSO bassoonist Dennis Michel describes one of the many ways that music education contributes to a well-rounded education.

11/5/16 10:21:33 AM 

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Superheroes

© Todd Rosenberg Photography 2016

Music in Our Schools Month: CSO Principal Clarinet Steve Williamson

In celebration of Music in Our Schools Month, CSO Principal Clarinet Steve Williamson reflects on the profound influence of music teachers.

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Yo-Yo Ma celebrates Music in Our Schools Month

In celebration of Music in Our Schools Month, Yo-Yo Ma, the CSO’s Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant, shares a…

11/21/14 10:18:12 AM -- 

Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

VSP 
Downtown Sounds 

Scott Speck conductor
Geoffrey Baer cohost 


. © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2014

The CSO explores and inspires courage among young listeners

COUR • AGE: the ability to do something that you know is difficult or dangerous. During the 2016/17 season, the…

12/12/16 11:27:23 AM 
The Nauganee Institute at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Sawyer Elementary School Visit 

© Todd Rosenberg Photography 2016

Music in Our Schools Month celebrated through Strauss and CSO-Connect

Throughout March, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra participates in the nationally recognized Music in Our Schools Month campaign. The Negaunee Music…

10/31/13 9:55:56 PM Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
Bernard Haitink Conductor
Emanuel Ax Piano


    Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27
    Bruckner Symphony No. 4 (Romantic)


 © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2013

Music in Our Schools Month: CSO Violist Max Raimi

In celebration of Music in Our Schools Month, CSO violist Max Raimi reflects on the impact of his early music education and acknowledges the important role music teachers play in sustaining the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

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Music in Our Schools Month: Yo-Yo Ma

Music is athletic, requires focus and flexibility, and dares us to be vulnerable. Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant Yo-Yo Ma describes how the arts inspire passion-driven learning.

Music students at Swift Elementary.

Music in Our Schools Month Spotlight: Samantha Gamble at Swift Elementary

Samantha Gamble is a music teacher at Swift Elementary School in Chicago, Illinois. Gamble works to integrate the arts into core subject areas, and provides meaningful instruction to her students, many of whom are English Language Learners, prompting her to include world music in her teaching. She also strives to give her students ownership of their experiences with music, with a student-produced, upper grade musical.

Whitney Covalle rehearses a choir at Jones College Prep.

Music in Our Schools Month Spotlight: Whitney Covalle at Jones College Prep

Whitney Covalle is the choir director at Jones College Prep in Chicago, Illinois. Inspired by music from a young age, Covalle uses her own experiences with music to create an environment for her students to thrive and develop as musicians and as people. Also a staunch advocate for the arts, Covalle hopes that her students will be able to receive the benefits of participating in music – and then tell others about the importance of it. To learn more about her program, please visit JonesCollegePrep.org.

Leo Park and his students at Northside College Prep.

Music in Our Schools Month Spotlight: Leo Park at Northside College Prep

Leo Park is the orchestra director at Northside College Prep in Chicago, Ill. Over his career at Northside, Park has helped grow his program exponentially, which offers a variety of music classes, including the four orchestras that he teaches. A strong advocate for the arts, and inspired by the Citizen Musician Initiative, Park encourages his students to do more in their community through music.