Centered on a series of CSO school concerts and open rehearsals, the Institute offers an array of experiences and resources that nurture a deep understanding of orchestral music and its connections to our daily lives.


  • ONCE UPON A SYMPHONY

    Your imagination will be inspired by vivid storytelling, live music, sets, costumes and images to create a unique and magical overture to the live music experience. Appropriate for children ages 3 to 5.

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  • SCHOOL CONCERTS

    These age appropriate concerts for students in grades K-8 introduce your students to world-class, one-of-a-kind musical programming.

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  • OPEN REHEARSALS

    Open Rehearsals provide music students in grades 9-12 with access to the musical resources of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

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  • CPS PARTNERSHIPS

    The Negaunee Music Institute at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has been a longtime arts partner and provider of unique and innovative music education programming for Chicago Public Schools.

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