Our mission: Meeting the needs of a diverse community through music study, outreach and performance.


Our Offerings

Welcome to Evanston's Community Music School

Who We Are

The Musical Offering is a musical home for beginners to bloom and for more experienced musicians to explore their craft. We are proud of our process-oriented teaching philosophy, professional and friendly faculty, investments in local schools, and partnerships with arts organizations equally committed to making music more accessible to all. More at our About Us page.



Musings of a Transplanted Southerner on a Life in Music

October 2..The Dystopian Landscape

Learn about Rick Ferguson's schoolyear-long project with District 65 and Chute School.



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Winter/Spring Registration is Open.

Winter/Spring session began on Tuesday, January 23.

Visit the Registration page to download the form or pick up a paper copy at the MO.


Think Summer!
Enrollment for Summer Music Stars Camp is Open!

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Thanks to Romano Brothers & Co!

Evanston-based Romano Brothers & Co. Wealth Management has selected The Musical Offering as a beneficiary last year in its campaign to get more likes for their Facebook page.

Romano Wealth Management serves individuals, corporations, foundations, and trusts with investments in common stocks, tax exempt bonds, government securities, corporate bonds, and exchange traded funds (ETFs).

When all the Likes were tallied, Romano Brothers & Co. made a generous contribution of $400 to the MO! Thanks to Romano Brothers and thanks to everyone who liked their page!

For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the The Musical Offering!




Ursa Ensemble
Friday, March 9, 7:30 PM

The Ursas return to the MO with a program of masterworks featuring Stravinsky's Soldier Tale Suite for violin. clarinet and piano, Beethoven's Eyeglasses Duet, and a work commissioned from Jordan Jenkins, If/Then/Else.


Bach Festival Faculty Recital
Saturday, March 17, 7:00 PM

Come join us for a great evening featuring the Music of JS Bach, Rameau, Pergolesi, and Stravinsky.


More info and tickets for both concerts here.  



Learn Brazilian Choro!

Sunday Mornings 10:30

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