Spotlight on Jessica E: What Your Support Makes Possible!

Jessica has been part of The People’s Music School family since she was in 5th grade. While she’s gone on to study pre-medicine at Northwestern University, she still feels that she “always has a home at People’s.” She’s performed alongside artists such as Yo-Yo Ma  and Jimmy Chamberlin of the Smashing Pumpkins. She’s represented her … Continue reading Spotlight on Jessica E: What Your Support Makes Possible!

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Helping Hundreds of Students Find Their Voice

What is the goal of music education? To perfect technique? To master the classics? At People’s, the benefits of music education extend far beyond excellence in music. Our students are challenged to find and raise their voices by developing a deep and unique connection to their musical practice, and to grow as artists and individuals … Continue reading Helping Hundreds of Students Find Their Voice

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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.

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