African American Network banner

African American Network

“I am very happy for the founding of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s African American Network. I look forward to its ongoing development and to seeing its members often at CSO concerts at Symphony Center. I highly welcome you, and you have my very best wishes and support.”

Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director
Join us for our next events!

A Night for Celebration

night for celebrationTHURSDAY, JUNE 15
7:30 PM Muti, Pokorny & Schubert 9
9:30 PM A Night for Celebration
Location: Grainger Ballroom

CSO Latino Alliance and African American Network members are invited to enjoy refreshments and networking at a postconcert celebration of Maestro Muti’s final season as Zell Music Director.

Tickets are $40 with promo code CELEBRATE. Note that the price will update after pressing “ORDER NOW” and will be adjusted in your cart.

Your concert ticket is your RSVP to the reception and concert and is required for admittance.

Membership and Information

Established in 2016, the African American Network (AAN) has grown to include more than 5,000 members and presents an annual series of curated and hosted programs to create connections and conversation through music.

The mission of the CSOA’s African American Network aims to engage Chicago’s culturally rich African American community through the sharing and exchanging of unforgettable musical experiences while building relationships for generations to come.

The AAN seeks to serve and encourage individuals, families, educators, students, musicians, composers and businesses to discover and experience the timeless beauty of music.

To learn more how you can be involved, contact the African American Network or call 312-294-3000.

Right: Sheila Jones, founder of the AAN

AAN Event Photos

Media Partner

African American Network Partners

Support your orchestra
Give today