Forever People’s People

Since The People’s Music School first opened in 1976, thousands of young students have come through the door, transformed into musicians, and left their mark on the People’s community.

We are extremely grateful for our dynamic community of People’s alumni who continue to exemplify our values of opportunity, excellence, hard work, creativity, and community.

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Continuing music means not only passing the education I have, but the love I have for music to students, aspiring musicians, and those who hopefully will be in my position soon. Truly, there is no place like People’s.

Senite Barih

Class of ’20

Chicago Artist & Musician,

Student at Loyola University

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