Negaunee Music Institute

The Negaunee Music Institute connects people to the extraordinary musical resources of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Institute programs educate audiences, train young musicians and serve communities, across Chicago and around the world.

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CSO for Kids
Explore the CSO’s programming for children and families.
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Musician Training
Learn about the CSO’s training programs for young instrumentalists.
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Community Engagement
Discover how the CSO engages with communities across Chicago and around the world.
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NMI Concert Series
CSO for Kids
Kid-friendly concerts performed by musicians from the CSO.
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Hear the Civic Orchestra
Attend concerts at Symphony Center and in communities across the city.
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Civic Fellows curate a program of contemporary works for CSOtv
The Civic Orchestra of Chicago’s second CSOtv episode, titled Shared Reality and premiering on February 18, was curated by the Civic Fellows and features works by living composers.
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Orchestral Excerpt Insights: Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson
Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, principal flute of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, guides listeners through his interpretation of Rossini’s "William Tell" Overture.
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Crain-Maling winner Isabella Brown looks to past victors for guidance
Crain-Maling winner Isabella Brown looks to past victors for guidance
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CPS music educator reflects on his path to teaching, building a community
CPS music educator reflects on his path to teaching, building a community.
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A year into remote learning, young percussionists continue to persevere
When in-person instruction was postponed in March 2020, the Percussion Scholarship Program quickly adapted to implement virtual training for its students in grades 4–12.
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Institute Partner Opt-In Form
The Negaunee Music Institute at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has the occasional opportunity to offer complimentary tickets for our school and community partners to performances by the CSO and other guest artists and ensembles. As an important member of the CSO family, you are invited to opt into these offers by completing the form below.
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