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Music in the Schools
 
MUSIC IN THE SCHOOLS 
 

Performances are available across our jurisdiction. Now, that’s all of Northern Illinois! It’s open to public and private schools and to audiences from tots to teens. You’ll get one 45 - minute performance. If you have a small space, you can have two 30 – minute programs for different audiences. Or, pair up with another school close by for two 30 – minute concerts scheduled within two hours.  The CFM will match the cost dollar for dollar. CLICK HERE to see what your money can buy! Then view the approved ensembles listed below. If you should need more information, please call the CFM at 312-782-0063 or send us an EMAIL.


ARNOLD BROSOFF


A Chicago native and member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1964, Arnold Brostoff has successfully combined careers as a violinist, conductor and composer.
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BRASSWORKS

Brassworks  performs as a quintet offering child familiar classical, jazz, and popular compositions by a wide variety of famous composers.
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THE CHICAGO CHAMBER BRASS

The Chicago Chamber Brass offer 3 different educational programs to inform and educate their audiences.
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THE CHICAGO PERCUSSION QUINTET


   The Chicago Percussion Quintet provides educational and entertaining programs for all ages of students.
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THE 
COALESCE DUO
 

COALESCE DUO is a collaboration between Elise Dalleska and Jeff Kowalkowski. They present concerts of many generes (classical, pop, jazz/blues, American fiddle, new music and the classics of Cole Porter/Gerswhin/etc).

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THE HARD TIMES BLUEGRASS BAND
KEITH BAUMANN


This is an opportunity to experience Bluegrass music, one of the few truly American musical art forms
. With songs and tales of America’s rich culture
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ERNIE HINES

A 45 minute program that connects various styles of music {R&B, Country, Pop, Reggae and more) through performance, interaction and questions and answers.
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HUTE 47
Monty and Phillis Adams
A refreshing and sophisticated program demonstrating how two different instruments (harp and flute) work and sound together.
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847-869-6150 or 312-848-0156.




JEFF KOWALKOWSKI


Jeff Kowalkowski has a solo program as well as a duo and a classical trio.
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JIMMY'S BAVARIANS
Jimmy’s Bavarians can take you on an educational tour through the music of the Oberkrainer, Tyrolean, Austrian, Swiss and Bavarian regions with stop-offs in the rest of Germany.
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KAIA WINDS QUINTET

Kaia Winds exist to make sure you never hear another boring chamber music performance. CLICK HERE to read more.
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THE "LICORICE STICKS" ORCHESTRA


An unusual and eclectic group of professional musicians and guest soloists.
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THE MAGIC OF RHYTHM

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CHUCK MAGILL

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THE ODYSSEY WOODWIND QUINTET

The Odyssey Woodwind Quintet offers two educational programs, one for students ages 6 to 12 and another for 12 and older.
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THE ORION ENSEMBLE         
       


The Orion Ensemble is a nationally recognized group performing chamber music at the highest level.
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PHIL PASSEN
Phil Passen presents an entertaining and educational program of Music of the Civil War. Phil sings and plays the beautiful and unusual hammered dulcimer.
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PRIMAVERA PLAYERS
The Primavera Players spark excitement with their performances while giving the students a cultural and historical background of the compositions.
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QUINTET ATTACCA


One of Chicago's most dynamic chamber music ensembles. Grand Prize Winner of the 2002 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition
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"FROM RAG TO RAP"


Enjoy musician Ralph Wilder and his band in "From Rag To Rap" a bright and upbeat tour of American popular music.
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RENOVO STRING ORCHESTRA

The Renovo String Orchestra members are passionately involved in music education.....
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RHAPSODY WIND QUINTET

Rhapsody offers two programs: One features a variety of works from Latin American countries, along with a discussion of cultural elements from different places and how they are expressed in the music.  The other, recommended for younger audiences, introduces the instruments through comical animal stories.

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ROOTS ROCK SOCIETY WORKSHOP


This workshop discusses the foundation of roots rhythms, including (Afro-Cuban, Afro-Brazilian, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-American).
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SHERWEN MOORE

 

Presents a 45 min. workshop which is educational and fun, as well as interactive.

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STATE STREET BRASS QUINTET


Based in Chicago, State Street Brass provides vivid performances of the highest quality With more than 45 years of combined performing experience.

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