Make Music Chicago Blog

We had so much fun on Saturday, videos and photos to come! Thank you to everyone who helped make it possible.

1:00PM, St. James Commons Together with Third Coast Percussion, Sones de Mexico Ensemble, and the Holy Cross/Immaculate Heart of Mary (HCIHM) Marimba Ensemble from the Back of the Yards neighborhood, Rush Hour Concerts will present an exciting program featuring performances of signature pieces by each ensemble, concluding with three new collaborative pieces played together by all Read more…

Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston will host a Make Music Chicago event from 10am-6pm, highlighting students and faculty from the Music Institute of Chicago, as well as other Make Music musicians. Parts of the day will be broadcast on WFMT. Full schedule HERE. Come out and hear some great music! Music Institute of Chicago 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Read more…

Old Town School of Folk music ukulele instructor Lanialoha Lee will lead a Hawaiian style ukulele jam at 63rd St. Beach, featuring Daniel Ho’s “Pineapple Mango” and other great ukulele tunes. Lanialoha’s passion is to revive old and new cultural traditions of the Pacific. a passion which she brings both to teaching and performing. More Read more…

    Inspired by littleBits synth orchestra, our friend Peter Speer is hosting a fun Make Music Chicago event at Comfort Station Logan Square, (2579 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60647) open to anyone who has a battery-powered instrument. “+9v” will be an open-door afternoon concert of battery-powered instruments on June 21st from noon to Read more…