2/8/10 1:44:32 PM -- CSO100208 Music Education at Prieto Math and Science School © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2010

Never has there been a time in human history when music is so ubiquitous.   Whether we are traveling, shopping, eating, or walking down State Street, music is inescapable. Unfortunately for the world of classical music, society at large hears so much sound at such a quick pace that the deep auditory experience of listening to classical music seems difficult to the everyday citizen. However, there is a hidden gift in the omnipresence of music and sound; people seem to know a lot about music without even realizing it. In the often music-less schools throughout Chicago, Avo Randruut has exploited this implicit knowledge to not only teach students about classical music, but to even make music with them.

Read more: Musical Connections with Avo Randruut