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, ... Read more

The Heart of our Community – Parent Volunteers!

Our strong community is the key to our success. Because we are 100% tuition-free, we rely on the support of donors, partners, friends and families to help us maintain low administrative costs. And at the heart of this ... Read more

2015 Chicago Youth in Music Festival Civic Week Recap

Each year, the the Negaunee Institute at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra puts on the Chicago Youth in Music Festival, a celebration of young classical musicians from around Chicago. Our Youth Orchestras - Albany... Read more