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Outdoor community concerts ‘a treat’ for audiences, CSO musicians

On a sunny, breezy August afternoon in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood, approximately 50 residents of the Breakers retirement community gathered in…

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…

NMI’s Notes for Peace joins local and global peace initiatives

As the International Day of Peace is observed on Sept. 21, the Negaunee Music Institute at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra…

World premiere by Mason Bates blends music and digital animation

It has been more than 20 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…

Jack and the Beanstalk: Preconcert 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…