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Negaunee Music Institute programs celebrate 100th anniversaries

Reaching over 200,000 people annually, the programs of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Negaunee Music Institute provide broad access to the…

World Premiere by Mason Bates Blends Music and Digital Animation

It has been more than twenty years since the Chicago Symphony Orchestra teamed up with Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and the…

Bold Voices: Activities for the Car

Bold Voices: Activities for the Car Explore the activities below with your child(ren) before arriving at Symphony Center–they’re perfect for…

Bold Voices: Parent Guide

Welcome to the Bold Voices Parent Guide! The Negaunee Music Institute has developed a series of fun and engaging activities…

Bold Voices: : Short at Home Activities

Have more time? Explore these SHORT AT-HOME ACTIVITIES with your child before coming to Symphony Center! 2-minute activity: Instrument Families…

‘The Boy and the Violin’: Pre-Concert Parent Guide

Thank you for joining us at Symphony Center this Saturday. Whether this is the first time that your family will visit…

The CSOA Celebrates the Anniversary of Education and Engagement Initiative

This season marks the ten-year anniversary of the Institute for Learning, Access, and Training, known as the Negaunee Music Institute…

CPS music educator reflects on his path to teaching, building a community

On Wednesday, May 30, at 7pm, musicians from the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Amundsen High School Orchestra, and Chappell Elementary…

Yo-Yo Ma stresses the role of the arts in bolstering communities

Celebrated cellist Yo-Yo Ma recently made a surprising admission: He didn’t feel comfortable as a musician until he was 49….

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.

Music in Our Schools Month: Emma Gerstein

In celebration of Music in Our Schools Month, CSO Flute Emma Gerstein reflects on the profound influence of music teachers….