Ravinia Goes Back To School With It's Reach*Teach*Play Programs

Ravinia’s latest initiative, Sistema Ravinia, which puts musical instruments in the hands of young students, will begin its second year of daily afterschool instrumental instruction with 40 Circle Rockets orchestra students. 

The Jazz Scholars program matches talented high school students with Chicago’s finest jazz musicians, providing training and mentorship. These students meet with and rehearse over 50 times per year with our Jazz Mentors.

The Music Discovery program enhances the musical skills of thousands of K-3rd grade Chicago Public School students in over 140 classrooms by providing resident teaching artists and interactive music learning activities. 

The Ravinia Lawndale Family Music School begins its free music classes in general music, voice, violin, guitar and piano for children and adults who reside in this underserved community. 

Many artists from the 
$10 BGH Classics series and other renowned ensembles and musicians will perform in schools through Ravinia’s Guest Artists in the Classroom.