The Thirsty Ears Festival is Chicago’s only classical music street fest. But we need your help! The festival will include two days of stellar performances by classical music ensembles and soloists plus food trucks, craft beer and wine, vendor booths and kid friendly activities. We need volunteers for both days to work the entrance booths,… Read more »
We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 3rd Annual Thirsty Ears Festival – Chicago’s only classical music street fest! The festival is attended by 5,000 – 7,000 people, more than half of whom come from the Ravenswood and Lincoln Square neighborhoods. We have media partnerships with Newcity Magazine, WFMT and WTTW. Where:… Read more »
ACM has three exciting musical summer camps for kids this summer. If you’re looking for a camp that’s fun but is also a place where kids will learn valuable skills, these camps are for you. Music Theater Camp: June 18th-29th 9am-3pm Ages 8-17 $750/student Learn the basics of healthy singing, acting and stage presence and… Read more »
ACM’s last concert of the season features music inspired by machines, gears, toys and mechanisms and will be held in the beautifully restored Davis Theater in Lincoln Square. We’ll perform the World Premiere of David Smooke’s Mechanical Birds, a piece we commissioned as part of our Composer Alive program. PROGRAM Cranks and Cactus Needles by… Read more »
The 7:00 feature presentation for the Sound of Silent Film Festival is now sold out! Tickets are still available for the 9:30 late night show. More info here.
ACM’s popular Sound of Silent Film Festival is April 14 and tickets are going fast! Sound of Silent Film is Chicago’s only film festival to feature newly composed classical music pieces performed live to modern silent films. From comedies to dramas, sci-fi and more, this event is always a fun time. Grab a drink at… Read more »
After last year’s success, we are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Second Annual ACM Student Film Festival Saturday, April 14th at 2:00 PM at the Davis Theater! Students are working hard with their teachers to create original short films complete with their own original scores! You won’t want to miss this… Read more »