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Music in the Schools
 
MUSIC IN THE SCHOOLS 
 

Available to all public and private schools across Northern Illinois, the Chicago Federation of Musicians helps to provide performances geared for preschool through high school students. Our musicians will perform one 45-minute concert or two 30-minute programs for different audiences. Consider pairing up with another school nearby for two 30-minute performances scheduled within two hours! The CFM will match the cost dollar for dollar.   See what your money can buy!   
 
Browse the approved ensembles listed below.
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AMBER TRIO



The AMBER TRIO specializes in music written for double reeds. Together they play music of many different and diverse styles from the Baroque to the Contemporary eras.
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ARNOLD BROSTOFF


A Chicago native and member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1964, Arnold Brostoff has successfully combined careers as a violinist, conductor and composer. Read more
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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
featuring songs and tales of America’s rich culture
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ERNIE HINES

This is a program that features gospel, country, reggae and ethnic music along with stories about the life of a musician.
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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 take the “boring” out of chamber music performances with lively, captivating programs
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THE MAGIC OF RHYTHM

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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


Grand prize winner of the 2002 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Quintet Attacca is one of Chicago’s most dynamic chamber music ensembles.
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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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ROOTS ROCK SOCIETY WORKSHOP

In this program, the audience learns about various musical styles, cultures and how they work together.
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SHERWEN MOORE

 

This workshop is designed to be an intimate exchange between Sherwen and the students of music and the experience of being a professional musician.

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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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WENDY MORGAN & DB

In their exciting, interactive children's concerts, Wendy & DB capitalize on the curiosity and imagination that flourishes in kids-helping them to discover the world around them through music.

 
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