Community Events Day
Saturday, February 2
10:00–11:00 a.m.
Chicago West Community
Music Center host
Garfield Park Field House
100 North Central Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60624
Musicians fromThe Civic Orchestra and Youth Orchestra of the
Americas offer a recital program for students and families.
11:00 a.m.­–12:00 p.m.
People’s Music School host
Hibbard Elementary School
3244 West Ainslie Street, Chicago, IL 60625
The student orchestra from Hibbard Elementary School performs
side-by-side with YOA and Civic musicians in an energetic
concert program, following coaching sessions and sectionals
with guest musicians earlier in the week.
11:00 a.m.­–12:30 p.m.
Music Institute of Chicago host
Highland Park Community House
1991 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, IL 60035
Observe Academy string students from the Music
Institute of Chicago and YOA musicians in a
chamber orchestra reading session conducted
by Jim Setapen, followed by a moderated
panel discussion with YOA and community
leaders about how young people can follow
the paths of
Citizen Musicians
and cultural
entrepreneurs in their own communities.
2:00–3:00 p.m.
Hyde Park Suzuki
Institute host
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637
Musicians from Civic and YOA
offer a kid-friendly concert program,
including performances by Hyde Park
Suzuki Institute students and fun
activities for children of all ages.
6:30–8:00 p.m.
Merit School
of Music host
Gottlieb Hall at the
Merit School of Music
38 South Peoria Street
Chicago, IL 60607
Students from the Merit
School of Music come
together with Civic and
YOA musicians for a
celebratory recital.
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