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Play the Plaza!

Hundreds of musicians of all ages played in iconic Daley Plaza June 21 for three events:

The Rise and Shine Orchestra

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Lloyd Palmiter of Quinlan and Fabish led Make Music Chicago’s 2013 Rise and Shine Orchestra, a musical event honoring the dedicated music educators of the community.
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Music-makers just like you played alongside members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. String players, join us next year!

The Broadway and Opera Sing-along

Conductor Bill Chin led some of the most beloved operatic tunes and American musical favorites in the 2013 Broadway and Opera Sing-along.  If you’ve ever sung in a choir or an a cappella group or fantasized about being in an opera chorus, join us for Make Music Chicago 2014!


Sousapalooza celebrated the marches of John Philip Sousa.
Join us for Make Music Chicago 2014 to relive those glorious band days!