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

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Musical Ramblings

Blog-Musings of a Transplanted Southerner

For scholarship information, please contact: 

Rick Ferguson, Artistic Director

The Musical Offering Scholarship Fund is made possible through the generosity of individual and corporate donors.

The MO is looking for volunteers!

Music and the Brain

Fascinating and compelling research by Nina Kraus, Ph.D. from Northwestern University on the effects of music study on auditory and brain development.

Please visit www.brainvolts.northwestern.edu to learn more!

To read her recent article, click HERE!




Winter/Spring registration now open

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New to The Musical Offering? Fill out a Lesson Inquiry Form before registering 

The Musical Offering would like to congratulate all of our 2015 Honors Students! Click here for a group picture.

Music Stars Summer Camps

July 6-10, 13-17, 20-24

9am to 3pm daily

with Friday evening concerts

Each week, students create and perform a show based on some of today's most popular themes...Zombies! Hobbits! Sleepy Hollow! Into the Woods! Combining all musical genres, singing, original compositions, chamber music, acting, dancing, costumes, lighting and visuals, we also offer scriptwriting and directing breakout sessions.

Visit our Music Stars page for more information!  



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Music on Madison

Kaia String Quartet
Friday, Feb. 28 - 7:30 pm
The 2015 Latino Music Festival quartet-in-musical residence comes back to the Music on Madison Series  to present an eclectic program of three of the greatest composers: Joseph Haydn, Igor Stravinsky and, Edward Grieg.
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Special Events

Choro de Lá pra Cá
Friday, March 13 - 7:30 pm
Fundraiser Concert for the Choro Radio Project featuring Choro de Lá pra Cá & Chicago area choro musicians. Please join us in welcoming the U.S. debut of this Braziilian/American choro collaboration.
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Chamber Classics

Spring Gala - Benefit Concert
Saturday, May 16 - 7:30 pm
A very special evening of chamber music for piano and strings combining two very different Russian masters and featuring some of the most gifted artists in the Chicago area. 
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