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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.

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…

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…

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Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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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…

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.

11/5/12 12:59:56 PM Once Upon at the Symphony: Goldie Lox and the Three Bears. Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
 © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2012

The Negaunee Music Institute Celebrates Music in Our Schools Month

Over the last 30 years, March has been designated by the National Association for Music Education for the observance and…