After 15 concerts at Symphony Center, the 2016/17 season is officially over! This season pushed the musical and physical boundaries of the Civic Fellows. This year Civic actively performed throughout Chicago, from way up north in Rogers Park at Indian Boundary Park to the south side of the city in Englewood with Storycatchers Theater. The 2016/17 […]Read more "That’s a wrap! Recapping the 2016/17 season."
The last few weeks of fellows activity were filled with special moments, celebrations and tearful farewells. Civic musicians concluded the month of May with an incredible two day workshop with Jesús López-Cobos. We watched López-Cobos conduct Dvorak’s Sixth Symphony with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and then, afterward, Civic rehearsed and studied the piece. The experience […]Read more "A Fellows’ Reflection: May 23 – June 11, 2017"
As our Civic Orchestra season season approaches its final two weeks, the fellows have celebrated several culminating events . After months of preparation, we enjoyed the finale of our CSO-Connect and community engagement projects, in what was some of the most challenging, yet most rewarding, work of this year. On May 9, the fellows gathered […]Read more "A Fellows’ Reflection: May 9 – May 22"