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1 Negaunee Music Institute Education and Community Engagement at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2018/19 Programs Brochure Riccardo Muti CSO Zell Music Director Yo-Yo Ma Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant Celebrating the 100th season of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the CSO concert series for children

2 Cover: CSO bass Dan Armstrong demonstrates his instrument for students at Sidney Sawyer Elementary School. Left: Yo-Yo Ma performs at RefugeeOne during the 2017 Civic Orchestra Bach Marathon. About the Negaunee Music Institute at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Across Chicago and around the world, the Negaunee Music Institute connects individuals and communities to the extraordinary musical resources of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Under the visionary leadership of CSO Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti and Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant Yo-Yo Ma, Institute programming gives broad access to the CSO, educates young listeners, provides advanced training to young musicians and serves the city and the world through music. All concerts and events are offered to the public free of charge, or at a nominal fee, in order to dissolve barriers to participation and diversify the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association s audiences. The current menu of Institute programs includes thirty-six CSO School and Family Concerts, seven open rehearsals, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, over sixty partnerships with schools and social service organizations, intensive training and performance opportunities for young musicians, and education and engagement activities during CSO domestic and international tours. 2018/19 marks the 100th season of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the CSO concert series for children. Established in 1919 by the CSO s second music director, Frederick Stock, these programs are today the foundation of the Orchestra s educational activities. Visit cso.org/ institute throughout the season for information about celebratory events and special programming that honors this historic occasion. Contents Music does not exist in a vacuum; it exists in society. It is a service for people. Yo-Yo Ma 4 CSO School and Family Concerts, Open Rehearsals 10 School Partnerships 12 Civic Orchestra of Chicago and Civic Fellowship 18 Initiative for a More Peaceful Chicago 23 Chicago Youth in Music Festival 23 Percussion Scholarship Program 24 CSO Sir Georg Solti Conducting Apprentice 25 Education and Engagement on Tour 27 Major Institute Donors and Board To make a gift in support of the CSO s education and engagement programs, visit cso.org/support or call

3 CSO School and Family Concerts are carefully crafted, engaging and affordable performances that introduce young people to the Orchestra and symphonic music. Audience members annually 40,000 Concerts 36 There are three series: Once Upon a Symphony concerts for ages 3 5 feature a chamber ensemble of CSO musicians, storytelling, multimedia, costumes and sets that expose very young children to classical music. Once Upon a Symphony is presented in collaboration with Chicago Children s Theatre. School Concerts on weekdays for grades K-8 acquaint students with the Orchestra and the masterworks it performs. The music is often complemented by dance, theater or multimedia. Family Matinees on Saturdays for ages 5 and up feature the same programs presented to school audiences. Unique to this series, attendees have access to preconcert activities throughout Symphony Center. Curious concertgoers try musical instruments, compose music, experiment with conducting and hear performances by young musicians who represent Chicago s leading music schools. To purchase tickets to CSO School and Family Concerts, visit cso.org or call New in 2018/19: in honor of the series centennial, CSO School Concerts are free and school bus transportation will be provided for Chicago Public Schools students. Visit cso.org/schoolconcerts for details. CSO School & Family Concerts Open Rehearsals Each season the CSO opens several of its working rehearsals to the public: three led by Riccardo Muti for an audience of seniors and veterans, and four led by guest conductors for groups of high school music students. Following open rehearsals for students, the audience participates in a Q & A session with musicians of the Orchestra. Attendance by Chicago-area seniors and veterans is coordinated by members of the League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association. To inquire about making a reservation for an open rehearsal, call or Above: A dancer from the Joffrey Academy of Dance performs Stravinsky s Suite from The Firebird with members of the CSO during a Family Matinee, led by guest conductor Tania Miller. 5

4 2018/19 CSO School and Family Concert Series REFLECT. RESPOND. REMIX. celebrates the 100th season of the CSO s concert series for children with six exciting programs that explore the origins of great music, what that music means to listeners in the 21st century and how composers, musicians and audiences build music s future. Visit cso.org or call to reserve tickets. ONCE UPON A SYMPHONY The Ugly Duckling For Pre-K and K school groups: Monday, November 19 at 10:15am and 11:30am Monday, December 10 at 10:15am and 11:30am For families with children ages 3 5: Saturday, November 17 at 10am and 11:45am Saturday, December 8 at 10am and 11:45am Saturday, January 12 at 10am and 11:45am The Boy and the Violin, a Brazilian folktale For Pre-K and K school groups: Monday, March 25 at 10:15am and 11:30am Monday, April 15 at 10:15am and 11:30am For families with children ages 3 5: Saturday, March 23 at 10am and 11:45am Saturday, April 13 at 10am and 11:45am Saturday, May 11 at 10am and 11:45am SCHOOL CONCERTS AND FAMILY MATINEES The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Sound Edwin Outwater, conductor Program to include works by Bartók, Price and Corigliano Recommended for students in grades 4 8: Wednesday, November 28 at 10:15am and 12pm Thursday, November 29 at 10:15am and 12pm The Young Person s Guide to the Orchestra Edwin Outwater, conductor Program to include works by Bernstein and Britten Recommended for students in grades K 5: Friday, November 30 at 10:15am and 12pm For families with children ages 5 and up: Saturday, December 1 at 11am and 12:45pm Flash Back, Flash Forward Scott Speck, conductor Program to include works by Berlioz, Dvor ák, Price and Gershwin Recommended for students in grades K 5: Friday, March 29 at 10:15am and 12pm For families with children ages 5 and up: Saturday, March 30 at 11am and 12:45pm Pictures from an Exhibition Thomas Wilkins, conductor Program to include: Mussorgsky, Orch. Ravel Pictures from an Exhibition Recommended for students in grades K 5: Friday, May 17 at 10:15am and 12pm For families with children ages 5 and up: Saturday, May 18 at 11am and 12:45pm Left: Guest conductor Thomas Wilkins leads a CSO School Concert. Above: Students and teachers pose in front of Orchestra Hall. 7

5 My students attendance at the CSO School Concert brought classical music to life for them. They were on the edge of their seats throughout and couldn t say enough about how awesome their field trip was. Judy Hays, music teacher (retired), Neil Armstrong Elementary School 9

6 School Partnerships CSO-Connect CPS High School Bands and Orchestras The Ensemble Program Partnerships with over forty schools throughout Greater Chicago expose young people to the extraordinary musicianship of the CSO, enhance students learning in music and across other core subjects and advocate for the importance of music education. The majority of school partners host CSO and Civic musicians for performances and bring participants to Symphony Center for CSO School Concerts. As a lead partner with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and Ingenuity on the implementation of the Arts Education Plan, the Institute prioritizes engagement with schools and school districts where access to music education is limited. CSO-Connect partnerships support CPS teachers as they develop and implement arts-integrated curricula. Ten schools participate in these intensive partnerships which over the course of the season include several teacher workshops and in-school presentations by the Civic Fellows that feature a memorized performance of music the students will hear when they attend a CSO School Concert at Symphony Center. During the weeks that follow the school concert, students collaborate with the fellows to create original music and artwork that responds to the concert theme and grows out of the curriculum their teachers have developed. This work is showcased at a culminating event each spring. Western Suburbs As part of the CSOA s ongoing initiative to expand audiences in the Western Suburbs, the Institute partners with six middle and high schools in DuPage County that host a CSO chamber ensemble performance and master classes by CSO musicians. Groups of music students also attend open rehearsals at Symphony Center. New in 2018/19, the Institute has entered into partnership with five CPS high schools that have growing band and orchestra programs. Over the course of the season, each school will host CSO and Civic musicians for performances, sectionals and master classes, and attend open rehearsals at Symphony Center. For decades, chamber ensembles comprised of CSO musicians have given dozens of interactive performances annually in public, private and parochial schools throughout Chicago and in the suburbs. These performances, which serve as the foundation of the Institute s partnerships with schools, introduce students to instruments of the orchestra, core composers of the orchestral canon and popular new music as well. Approximately fifteen schools and social service organizations that receive ensemble visits are designated as Adventures in Music (AIM) partners, and in addition to hosting CSO musicians, they receive free tickets and transportation to CSO School and Family Concerts. AIM partnerships are coordinated by members of the League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association. Left to right: Students explore their peers original artwork during a CSO-Connect culminating event. CSO Assistant Concertmaster Yuan-Qing Yu gives a violin master class at Lane Technical College Preparatory High School. A CSO chamber ensemble including Rachel Goldstein and Aiko Noda, violins, Karen Basrak, cello, Weijing Wang, viola and Stephen Lester, bass, perform for Chicago Public Schools students. 11

7 Since 1919 the Civic Orchestra of Chicago has trained thousands of the nation s most outstanding, young professional musicians while presenting free concerts at Symphony Center, in Chicago-area schools and in neighborhood venues across the city. Musicians 90 Performances 40 Audience members 20,000 At the helm of the Civic Orchestra is a world-class faculty of coaches and mentors that includes CSO Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti, twenty musicians of the CSO, Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant Yo-Yo Ma and luminary guest conductors. Civic members undertake an in-depth study of orchestral repertoire, perform as an orchestra and in chamber ensembles, and participate in the co-creation and implementation of their own musical projects. The musicians also receive exclusive access to select CSO rehearsals as well as dozens of complimentary tickets to CSO and Symphony Center Presents concerts. The Civic Orchestra s 100th season includes an opening side-by-side concert with the CSO conducted by Riccardo Muti in Millennium Park, eight mainstage concerts in Orchestra Hall, two concerts at South Shore Cultural Center, the fifth annual Bach Marathon which culminates at Fourth Presbyterian Church and a special centennial celebration concert featuring Yo-Yo Ma as soloist. See complete details on the following page. Civic Orchestra of Chicago Left to right: The Civic Orchestra on stage in Orchestra Hall. A Civic brass quintet performs at Carson Elementary School during the 2017 Bach Marathon. Civic cellist Denielle Wilson smiles during a rehearsal. 13

8 Civic Orchestra 2018/19 Concert Series To reserve tickets and for further series details, including numerous chamber concerts at Symphony Center and in neighborhood venues across the city, visit cso.org/hearthecivic or call Concert for Chicago Thursday, September 20, 6:30pm, Millennium Park Side-by-side with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Riccardo Muti, conductor ROSSINI Overture to William Tell VERDI The Four Seasons from I vespri siciliani TCHAIKOVSKY 1812, Overture solennelle Civic Orchestra Brass Monday, October 1, 8pm, Orchestra Hall Jay Friedman, conductor WAGNER (arr. Higgins) The Ring for Brass South Shore Cultural Center Concert No. 1 Sunday, October 21, 3pm, South Shore Cultural Center Erina Yashima, conductor OGONEK All These Lighted Things [Civic premiere, CSO commission] MAHLER Selected movements from Symphony No. 6 Mahler 6 Tuesday, October 23, 8pm, Orchestra Hall Erina Yashima, conductor OGONEK All These Lighted Things MAHLER Symphony No. 6 Bach Marathon Finale Wednesday, November 14, 7pm, Fourth Presbyterian Church Nicholas Kraemer, harpsichord J.S. BACH Brandenburg Concertos South Shore Cultural Center Concert No. 2 Sunday, March 10, 3pm, South Shore Cultural Center Jay Friedman, conductor SIBELIUS Four Legends from the Kalevala WAGNER Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin WAGNER Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde WAGNER Prelude to Parsifal Centennial Season Celebration Monday, April 1, 6:30pm, Orchestra Hall Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor Yo-Yo Ma, cello Program to include: SALONEN Pollux DVOR ÁK Cello Concerto in B Minor Beethoven 7 Tuesday, April 30, 8pm, Orchestra Hall Nikolaj Znaider, conductor PROKOFIEV Suite from Romeo and Juliet BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 Strauss and Cerrone Sunday, May 12, 8pm, Orchestra Hall Ken-David Masur, conductor Third Coast Percussion, soloists CERRONE Untitled [World premiere, Civic co-commission] R. STRAUSS An Alpine Symphony Season Finale: Civic and the Ryan Opera Center Wednesday, June 5, 8pm Orchestra Hall Michael Christie, conductor Members of the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, soloists Program to include scenes and orchestral interludes from beloved opera masterworks Civic Fellows Each season approximately fifteen Civic musicians are designated as fellows and receive additional training that enhances their membership in the orchestra. Through an array of experiences designed to build and diversify creative and professional skills, fellows prepare for multifaceted careers in music. Between September and June each season Civic Fellows serve as facilitators for special projects led by Yo-Yo Ma, perform at Symphony Center and throughout Chicago, partner with Chicago Public Schools, mentor young musicians, design and implement community engagement projects and more. Visit civicfellows.org to read about their past, present and future projects. 20th-Century Innovators Wednesday, December 12, 8pm, Orchestra Hall Edward Gardner, conductor JANÁCĚK Sinfonietta LUTOSŁAWSKI Symphony No. 4 RAVEL Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and Chloe Tchaikovsky 4 Tuesday, January 15, 8pm, Orchestra Hall Bramwell Tovey, conductor VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis ELGAR In the South (Alassio) TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 UChicago World Premieres Tuesday, February 5, 8pm, Orchestra Hall Cliff Colnot, conductor Presented in collaboration with the Center for Contemporary Composition at UChicago RODRIGO BUSSAD Terra Tenebra PIERCE GRADONE Gilded Scenes JACK HUGHES Needlepoint ALISON YUN-FEI JIANG Espace Lumière MARIA KAOUTZANI On Canvas JOUNGBUM LEE dialogue DAVID CLAY METTENS Gildings & Epiphanies TED MOORE patina WILL MYERS nocturne, feather, mountain 15

9 I endeavor to share my experience with young musicians, who in turn can pass on what they learn to future generations, thus continuing an important chain in the history of musical interpretation. Riccardo Muti Riccardo Muti conducts an open rehearsal of the Civic Orchestra in Orchestra Hall. 17

10 Using music to bring solace, the Initiative for a More Peaceful Chicago empowers people through numerous projects that engage families who have lost loved ones to gun violence, incarcerated youth at Illinois Youth Centers and young parents who are supported by social service organizations. Songwriting Songwriting is at the heart of the Initiative. As a means of creative expression, catharsis, healing and reflection, the composition of original songs based on stories from one s life aids in the process of rehabilitation and gives voice to victims of trauma. With support from teaching artists Sara Lee and Rex Horan from the Irene Taylor Trust and composer Joshua Fink, participants craft lyrics, melodies and harmonies that become personalized pieces of music. Concerts for Peace Building community is a step toward creating peace. The CSOA s first-ever Concert for Peace led by Yo-Yo Ma at St. Sabina Church in June 2017 included musicians of the CSO, Civic Orchestra, St. Sabina Band and Chicago Children s Choir who together performed for an audience that hailed from over 150 zip codes from across the Chicago region. Since then, Concerts for Peace have become an annual tradition and feature music created during songwriting projects as well as classical music and jazz that embodies messages of peace, love and protest. Learn more and listen to participant work at cso.org/musicforpeace. Initiative for a More Peaceful Chicago 19

11 Notes for Peace In the winter of 2018 the Institute began working with Purpose Over Pain, a parent advocacy group based at St. Sabina Church that provides support services to families who have lost loved ones to gun violence. During each two-week residency, participants write songs with guidance from a team of teaching artists. The songs are showcased in a concert at the church and then professionally recorded at Chicago Recording Company. To honor the music created by the participants in Purpose Over Pain, the Institute collaborated with a team of web developers who volunteered their time to build notesforpeace.org. Visit the website to hear dozens of songs that were written in memory of those who were murdered. notesforpeace.org Previous page: CSO Teaching Artist Sarah Ponder performs with Purpose Over Pain member Sherri Smith during a concert for peace at St. Sabina Church. Below, clockwise: Purpose Over Pain members Clara Allen, Alicia Hudson, Pam Bosley and Brenda Mitchell pose with photos of children they lost to gun violence. Right: Riccardo Muti performs an interactive recital with mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato for young men incarcerated at Illinois Youth Center-Chicago. Juvenile Justice Launched in 2010 by Riccardo Muti during his inaugural season as CSO music director, musical projects for incarcerated youth engage young people in the care of the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice. Each season, Maestro Muti visits an Illinois Youth Center to present an interactive recital alongside guest opera singers and CSO musicians. Additionally, site-specific and intensive projects are developed and implemented by the Institute in partnership with specialists in the field of youth development and juvenile justice. With participation by musicians of the CSO and Civic Orchestra, projects reach young people at centers in Chicago and Warrenville. Select participants take fieldtrips to Symphony Center for concerts and open rehearsals. Projects are presented in collaboration with The Irene Taylor Trust: Music in Prisons, Storycatchers Theatre and numerous guest teaching artists. Learn more and listen to participant work at cso.org/musicforpeace. The Lullaby Project Since 2014, the Negaunee Music Institute has partnered annually with social service organizations that support pregnant women, especially teen parents. During each songwriting project, parents craft lullabies that express love and hope and strengthen the bonds with their children. At the end of the songwriting sessions, participants receive a field recording that they can use in their daily interactions with their children. Each spring, the Institute produces a studio recording of select songs that feature professional singers and when possible the young parents accompanied by members of the CSO or Civic Orchestra. The Lullaby Project is a program of the Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall, and the CSO is one of thirty national partners in this work. In Chicago, the CSO s partners have included Chicago Childcare Society, SGA Youth & Family Services and Thresholds. Lullabies created in Chicago and around the world can be heard on SoundCloud. Music is a necessity of the spirit. It acts as a balm that allows us to remember, to heal and ultimately to grow. Riccardo Muti 21

12 Chicago Youth in Music Festival Presented in collaboration with Greater Chicago s leading community music schools and youth orchestras, the Chicago Youth in Music Festival supports and inspires young musicians who are passionate about classical music. The 2019 Festival includes a day-long convening of beginner and intermediate young musicians who receive coaching from and rehearse side-by-side with the Civic Orchestra, a day-long convening of band and orchestra students from Chicago Public High Schools (CPS) who participate in sectionals and open rehearsals, over a dozen master classes for advanced high school students hosted by CSO musicians, a free performance for CPS students by the CSO s Percussion Scholarship Group, and the Crain-Maling CSO Young Artists Competition. Presented jointly by the Negaunee Music Institute and the League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, the Crain-Maling Foundation CSO Young Artists Competition provides a platform for Illinois most gifted young classical musicians to showcase their talents as they compete for an opportunity to perform with the CSO on school and family concerts the following season. Annual auditions are held for a rotating instrument family: piano, strings and woodwinds/brass/ percussion. Four finalists, accompanied by the Civic Orchestra, compete in Orchestra Hall before an audience and esteemed panel of judges. Select competitors are awarded scholarships to summer music camps on the basis of merit and need. Percussion Scholarship Program Led by CSO Percussion Patsy Dash and Lyric Opera Orchestra Assistant Principal Percussion Doug Waddell, the Percussion Scholarship Program (PSP) offers intensive, weekly percussion instruction on a full scholarship basis to Chicago youth grades Students are selected through a competitive application process that is followed by a provisional period and invitation to participate through eighth grade. Select students are invited to continue in the program through high school. The Percussion Scholarship Group performs as an ensemble twice per year in Buntrock Hall at Symphony Center and offers a free concert for Chicago Public School students as part of the Chicago Youth in Music Festival. Fall Recital Sunday, December 2, 7pm, Buntrock Hall Free performance for Chicago Public Schools Monday, February 11, 11am, Orchestra Hall Open only to Chicago Public School students grades 4-8 and their chaperones Spring Recital Sunday, May 26, 7pm, Buntrock Hall Learn more and watch performance videos at percussionscholars.com Young Artist Competition Finals Saturday, February 23, 2pm Orchestra Hall Andrew Grams, conductor Admission is free; however, tickets are required. Visit cso.org/cymf for a list of 2018/19 Festival collaborators and events, and to reserve tickets to the Young Artists Competition Finals. Training the Next Generation Clockwise: Winner of the 2017 Young Artists Competition, Maya Anjali Buchanan, violin, performs with the Civic Orchestra during the competition finals. Civic member Hannah Cartwright, violin, poses with her young stand partner from The People s Music School during a Chicago Youth in Music Festival side-by-side rehearsal. The Percussion Scholarship Group performs in Buntrock Hall. 23

13 CSO Sir Georg Solti International Conducting Competition and Apprenticeship In honor of the late Sir Georg Solti (CSO music director ) and inspired by his passion to nurture young artists, CSO Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti founded the International Conducting Competition and Apprenticeship in Following a rigorous, international selection process, a winner is named as the CSO Sir Georg Solti Conducting Apprentice and over the course of two seasons observes Riccardo Muti s rehearsals and concerts with the CSO, conducts the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and participates in other programs of the Negaunee Music Institute when appropriate. The position is currently held by Erina Yashima. The next Solti Competition will take place in March Learn more about Ms. Yashima at cso.org/soltiapprentice. Top to bottom: CSO Principal Trombone Jay Friedman gives a master classes at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory. A CSO chamber ensemble including Cornelius Chiu and Hermine Gagné, violins, Dan Katz, cello, Dan Armstrong, bass, and Danny Lai, viola, perform at a public library in San Diego. Assistant Principal Viola Li-Kuo Chang coaches a young violist in the Resnick Education Wing at Carnegie Hall. Education and Engagement on Tour During domestic and international tours, CSO musicians offer master classes, present Once Upon a Symphony and perform chamber concerts that reach people in hospitals, social service organizations, libraries, schools and conservatories. Follow the CSO s journey on cso.org/soundsandstories. 25

14 To make a gift in support of the CSO s education and engagement programs, visit cso.org/support or call Major Contributors Each year, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association invests more than $5 million in innovative education and engagement programs that inspire audiences, train young musicians, provide broad access to the CSO and serve Chicago and the world through music. The Negaunee Music Institute gratefully acknowledges the following major donors for their support, as well as the many other individuals and institutions that contribute each year. Without their generosity, the work of the Institute would not be possible. The Negaunee Music Institute is endowed by a generous gift from The Negaunee Foundation. The Centennial Campaign for the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert series for children is supported with a generous lead gift from the Julian Family Foundation. To make a gift in support of the CSO s education and engagement programs, visit cso.org/support or call $100,000 and above Anonymous (1) Allstate Insurance Company The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation Judson and Joyce Green Julian Family Foundation James and Madeleine McMullan Family Foundation The Negaunee Foundation Megan and Steve Shebik $50,000 $99,999 Anonymous (1) Alphawood Foundation Robert and Joanne Crown Income Charitable Fund Lloyd A. Fry Foundation John Hart and Carol Prins Judy and Scott McCue National Endowment for the Arts Polk Bros. Foundation Barbara and Barre Seid Foundation Rose Shure Trust $25,000 $49,999 Anonymous (2) Abbott Fund Crain-Maling Foundation John and Fran Edwardson Ellen and Paul Gignilliat Peter G. Horton Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust Robert Kohl and Clark Pellett Leslie Fund, Inc. Bowman C. Lingle Trust Nancy Lauter McDougal and Alfred L. McDougal Fund The Michael G. Woll Fund at The Pauls Foundation PNC Bank Michael and Linda Simon Wintrust Financial $10,000 $24,999 Anonymous (2) Dora J. and R. John Aalbregtse Barker Welfare Foundation Robert & Isabelle Bass Foundation, Inc. The Buchanan Family Foundation Sue and Jim Colletti Mr. Jerry J. Critser Mr. & Mrs. Allan Drebin Mary Winton Green Illinois Arts Council Agency Dr. June Koizumi Ling Z. and Michael C. Markovitz Ms. Judy Pomeranz Prince Charitable Trusts Sandra and Earl J. Rusnak Charles and M. R. Shapiro Foundation The George L. Shields Foundation Mr. Irving Stenn, Jr. Ms. Liisa M. Thomas and Mr. Stephen L. Pratt Penny and John Van Horn Dr. Marylou Witz Major endowment funds established to provide support for Institute programs David and Mary Winton Green Fund Julian Family Foundation Fund Lester B. Knight Charitable Trust Fund Bryan and Helen Lathrop Fund Eloise W. Martin Fund National Endowment for the Arts Fund The Negaunee Foundation Fund Toyota Motor Corp. Fund The Wallace Foundation Fund Helen F. Whitaker Fund Institute Board Liisa Thomas, Chair Lori Julian, Vice Chair Benjamin Wise, Secretary James Borkman Leslie Burns Richard Colburn Charles Emmons Judith Feldman Joyce T. Green Mary Winton Green Robert Kohl Amy B. Manning Judith W. McCue Rumi Morales Mimi Murley Álvaro Obregón Gerald Pauling Mohan Rao Earl J. Rusnak Steve Shebik Penny Van Horn Paul Wiggin Members ex-officio Jeff Alexander Stephen Lester Jonathan McCormick Vanessa Moss James Smelser For a complete list of contributors visit cso.org/annualreport. Photography by Todd Rosenberg Left: Members of the Civic Orchestra viola section pose after a concert in Orchestra Hall. Back cover: A young patron listens to the Orchestra during a Family Matinee. 27

15 NEGAUNEE MUSIC INSTITUTE AT THE CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA cso.org/institute South Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60604