Chamber Concerts, CSO-Connect, and Season Planning: Reflecting on September – October 11, 2019

And we’re off! The 101st Civic Orchestra season is running at full steam, and the fellows already performed their first chamber concert of the season on October 11. The program included the third woodwind quintet by American composer David Maslanka, Fanny Hensel-Mendelssohn’s string quartet, and Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů ’s second piano quintet. The fellows…

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Meet the 2019/20 Civic Fellows!

The Civic Orchestra of Chicago is proud to announce the 2019/20 class of Civic Fellows. Throughout the season, in addition to playing alongside their colleagues in the Civic Orchestra, the fellows will perform chamber music in schools and communities across the city, design and implement their own community engagement projects, serve as leaders for creative…

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That’s a Wrap! Recapping the Civic Fellows’ 2018/19 season.

And just like that, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago’s 2018/19 Season came to a close! Some highlights from last season included CSO-Connect, residencies at Illinois Youth Center Chicago (IYCC) and BRAVE Youth Leaders, team community engagement projects, and last but not least, two Purpose over Pain songwriting projects with the London-based Irene Taylor Trust. Keep…

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