While on tour, CSO musicians offer master classes and perform chamber concerts that reach people in hospitals, social service organizations, schools, universities and conservatories across North America, Europe, Asia, and Central America. Stay tuned for information about educational activities during the upcoming CSO national tour!
A CSO string quartet performs for students during the 2023 North American Tour.
Riccardo Muti leads a daytime rehearsal with musicians from the Glenn Gould School Orchestra at the Royal Conservatory of Music's Koerner Hall during the 2023 North American Tour.
CSO Trombonist Michael Mulcahy leads a master class, arranged by the CSO's Negaunee Music Institute, with the trombone studio at the Michael and Anne Greenwood School of Music at Oklahoma State University during the 2023 North American Tour.
Stephen Williamson gives a master class during the CSO's 2019 Asia Tour.
A CSO string quartet performs for a retirement community during the orchestra's Asia Tour in 2019.
An ensemble of CSO musicians performs for a school during the orchestra's Asia Tour in 2019.
Assistant Principal Timpani and Percussion Vadim Karpinos plays with a youth ensemble on tour in Asia in 2019.
Principal Trumpet Esteban Batallán gives a master class for students during the orchestra's 2020 European Tour.
CSO musicians Jennifer Gunn, Charles Vernon and Gene Pokorny perform with Music Director Riccardo Muti during the orchestra's 2020 European Tour.
A CSO string quartet performs during the orchestra's 2020 Florida Tour.
CSO violinists Mihaela Ionescu and Russell Hershow lead a sectional on tour in Florida in 2020.
During the 2023 North American tour, Riccardo Muti and musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra participated in educational programs organized with support from the Negaunee Music Institute at the CSO.
Before their second concert in Naples, members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra spent Friday and Saturday practicing, enjoying the sunshine and participating in master classes and other community-engagement activities.