Celebrating 10 Years at Hibbard

How did we grow from 35 students in a little known orchestra program to over 140 students who have performed with the likes of Yo-Yo Ma and the Civic Orchestra? This is the story of a true partnership with Scott Ahlman, principal of Hibbard Elementary, in Albany Park.



Supporters: The People's Music School

$100,000+ Pelino Household Caerus Foundation The Reva and David Logan Foundation Impact 100 $50,000-$99,000 Lavin Bernick Huber Charitable Fund Carnegie Hall The Joseph and Bessie Feinberg Foundation $25,000-$49,000 Polk Bros. Foundation Lloyd A. Fry Foundation Invest for Kids Alphawood Foundation Crown Family Philanthropies Prince Charitable Trusts Chive On Chicago Country Music Association Foundation Circle of … Continue reading Supporters


Getting schooled at People’s

Dear Friend of The People’s Music School, We are a school, a community, a place where everyone is learning together.  Including me.  I got schooled last spring – here’s what happened: I had just finished talking to some of our winds and brass students in our Greater South Side program, in what I thought was … Continue reading Getting schooled at People’s