|Chicago students participate in the Silk Road Project||The People's Music School||Jourdan Urbach||Kate Walsh||David Saenger||Ian Maksin||CSO Percussion Scholarship Program|
||Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts|
|Evelyn DeVivo Meine||Paul Gilvary||Daniel Pilgreen||Chesapeake Bay Wind Ensemble|
|Jennifer Celaya||CSO Adventures in Music||CSO at Millennium Park with Riccardo Muti|
|Northbrook District 28 Chamber Orchestra||Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy||Alison Dalton||Lynne Sorkin||Northshore Concert Band|
The Citizen Musician initiative exists to sustain and expand the role of music in civic and cultural life by creating and enhancing communities through music. A Citizen Musician strives to transcend technique, to create empathy, and to direct the value and relevance of music toward positive social change.
The Citizen Musician rationale is this: music can bring beauty and hope to people’s lives and create connections between people. For these reasons, music has the power to create stronger and more vibrant communities.
Citizen Musicianship results from the actions of those who embrace the transformative power of music and use it to inspire others. A Citizen Musician constantly asks themselves, how can music enrich my community? Citizen Musicians include individuals and organizations who share these aspirations.Register and Get Involved
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