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Masters of Music: Chicago Performance Event

Chicago, IL
students at Masters of music.

Masters of Music: Chicago Performance Event

Chicago, IL

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Destination: Chicago, ILType: Music, Festivals / EventsSubject: Orchestra, Choir, Clinics / Workshops, Concert Band

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Show your ensemble the world of professional music during a Chicago performance event at the highly-esteemed Chicago Symphony Center. Students connect with leading professionals during a Keynote Address and clinics from members of our adjudication panel. Faculty members from Northwestern University, Elmhurst University, Illinois State University, University of Illinois and Hofstra University have been part of Brighspark's Masters of Music event in previous years. Your group will perform for nationally-renowned adjudicators on the Chicago Symphony Center's world famous Armour Stage - Home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra - during this truly special event!

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Coming in 2021!


  • Performance on the Armour Stage of the Chicago Symphony Hall
  • Master Classes With Current Chicago Symphony Orchestra Members
  • Clinic With Influential Guest Music Conductor
  • Adjudicated Performance in Front of Nationally-Renowned Clinicians

Day 1

Arrive in Downtown Chicago

Check into Your Hotel

Enjoy Dinner

Enjoy a Pre-Concert Lecture at the Chicago Symphony Center

Experience a Chicago Symphony Orchestra Concert

Consistently listed as one of the "Big 5" orchestras, this dynamic symphony has been wowing audiences since 1891. Enjoy a variety of Classical productions in idyllic settings.

students in downtown chicago

Day 2

Enjoy Breakfast at Your Hotel

Participate in a Master Class

Students follow in the footsteps of some of the world’s biggest musicians as they perform on the grand stage of the historic Chicago Symphony Center. Experienced adjudicators provide constructive feedback to enhance musical abilities.

Enjoy Lunch

Participate in a Master Clinic With Guest Conductor

Music classes combine motivational sentiments with proven rehearsal techniques.

Perform at the Chicago Symphony Center

This Hofstra University’s Professor’s award-winning classes combine motivational sentiments with proven rehearsal techniques.

Enjoy Dinner

Visit Millennium Park

Sandwiched between Lake Michigan and skyscrapers, this 25-acre park is home to “the bean”, recreational space and the Pritzker Pavillion—an outdoor performing arts venue designed by Frank Gehry.

student at masters of music master class

Day 3

Enjoy Breakfast at Your Hotel

Visit the Field Museum

Daniel Burnham’s classical revival building houses a 5,000-year old mummy tomb, ancient Chinese jade, extensive animal displays and Sue—the 42-foot long T. rex.

Visit 360 Chicago in the Hancock Center

Travel up to the 94th floor of the iconic John Hancock building, where you’ll be greeted by panoramic views of Chicago’s famous skyline, Lake Michigan and Navy Pier.

Enjoy Lunch

Enjoy an Awards Ceremony, Dinner and Dance Cruise

student partcipating at masters of music

Day 4

Enjoy Breakfast at Your Hotel

Enjoy Free Time on Michigan Avenue

Whether students want to window-gaze at Chanel, try on trendy pieces at Topshop or simply people-watch on the street, this bustling avenue is the place to do it.

Enjoy Lunch

Depart for Home

master of music student performer


  • Choir Group at Masters of  Music

    Taking the stage in this hall was such a big honor!

    - Stacy R. , Utah
    Masters of Music Review 2
  • Masters Of Music Tour Review

    I would like to express my gratitude for your work on our band trip to Chicago.  The students had a great experience when they performed at the Chicago Symphony.  They learned a lot of history and had a great time the entire trip.

    - Stephanie G., Michigan
    Masters of Music Review 1
  • students on tour in chicago

    Everything was WONDERFUL!!! Thanks so much for all of your hard work and planning. We had a great time in Chicago.

    - Andrea P.
    Chicago: Windy City Review 2

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