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‘The Ugly Duckling’: 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…

The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: 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 Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: Parent Guide

Welcome to The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra Parent Guide! The Negaunee Music Institute has developed a series of…

The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: Activities for the Car

The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: Activities for the Car Explore the activities below with your child (ren) before…

The CSO’s centennial season of concerts for children

REFLECT | RESPOND | REMIX — The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s centennial season of concerts for children 2018–19 marks the hundredth…

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.

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….

Music in Our Schools Month: Li-Kuo Chang

In celebration of Music in Our Schools Month, CSO Assistant Principal Viola Li-Kuo Chang reflects on the profound influence of…

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.

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…