The People’s Music School is the largest completely tuition-free music school serving Chicago metropolitan area children, focusing on removing barriers to access for students who otherwise would not have access to the benefits of intensive music instruction.
Led by professionally-trained faculty, students receive tuition-free intensive music education for an average of four hours per student per week in our four core areas of music instruction: music theory, group instruction, individual instruction, and performance ensembles.
Young students at The People’s Music School begin their musical journeys with General Music, a program that teaches the foundations of music designed for elementary students grades K – 5.
SERVICE, LEADERSHIP, ARTISTRY, AND MENTORSHIP (SLAM)
Our SLAM program gives advanced, older students the opportunity to build on their skills of discipline, teamwork, critical thinking and self-assurance and apply them as they face new challenges.
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