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  • Featured Image[Post Format image 736]MIC Free Lunchtime Music Concert | March 19

    Lunchtime Concerts

    March 19: Fred Simon, jazz piano with Music Institute guests 

    To introduce its stellar faculty to downtown Evanston workers and residents and welcome them to its new campus, the Music Institute of Chicago is offering free lunchtime concerts and conversation one Wednesday per month from 12:15 to 1 p.m. at its new home, 1702 Sherman Avenue, Evanston. Bring a bite from home of grab something from one of the many restuarants nearby.

    Upcoming Concerts:

    - April 23: Winds Chamber Music
    - May 21: Eric Sutz, jazz piano
    - June 11: Alexander Djordjevic, piano


  • Featured Image[Post Format image 869]MIC Around the World in 80 Minutes | Feb 16 +

    kids - World

    Around the World in 80 Minutes: Joint Free Open Houses with Music Institute and Language Stars

    Learn how music and foreign language play a key role in your child’s life at one of three interactive family open houses this spring. Early childhood and elementary programs are the foundation for successful long term study in foreign and musical languages. Individual and group study strengthen transferable social and learning skills. Experience how high quality play-based enrichment education can be FUN!

    Locations:
    Sunday, February 16 @ 4-6 pm
    Music Institute of Chicago,
    300 Green Bay Road, Winnetka

    Sunday, March 16 @ 4-6 pm
    Language Stars, Lincoln Park Center
    1741 N. Elston, Chicago

    Sunday, May 11 @ 4-6 pm
    Music Institute of Chicago,
    1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston

    Attend one of three joint open houses where you and your child will participate in your choice of 3 short demo lessons and an international sing along. Each child will receive a passport which will be stamped at each language or music lesson attended. You may choose from lessons in Spanish, Mandarin and other additional languages, as well as 3-4 music lessons-ranging from learning scales kinesthetically, rhythm games and a Musikgarten parent-child sampler.
    Interact with experienced faculty who specialize in teaching young children.  Take home pocket versions of curricula, taste ethnic treats
    and win tuition discounts and door prizes!

    Dates: Sundays, February 16, March 16, May 11
    Times: 4-6 pm
    Cost: Free
    Contact/RSVP to lincolnpark@languagestars.com or call 773.772.7877
    https://www.musicinst.org/joint-open-houses-language-stars



  • Featured Image[Post Format image 618]Home School Historical Immersions |begin in March 2014

    Home School Historical Immersions

    We’re back with more of our popular visits to other times.   Spend the morning visiting other times.  Homeschoolers will take an in depth look at the ideas, events, arts and literature of other eras each month.

    Westward Expansion: Little House on the Prairie
    Thursdays, March 6 -27, 2014 10 a.m. - Noon
    Renaissance England
    Thursdays, April 3 - May 1, 2014 [No Class April 10] 10 a.m. - Noon
    Sign-up by the month; single day drop-ins may be possible.

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    Location: Noyes Cultural Arts Center

    Age Level: 8-13 yrs

    Fee: $48 R/$52 NR