CSI @ MIC—Chamber and Advanced programs
Jul 15, 2024 in Evanston, IL
at Chicago Suzuki Institute


CSI @ MIC - Chamber and Advanced programs

Additional Schedule Information

Classes begin the afternoon of July 1 and run through July 5th. Final concerts will be the evening of July 5. Classes will be held between 8:30 AM and 5 pm—July 2—July 5.

Event Description

For summer 2024, the Chicago Suzuki Institute will be offering a unique Chamber Music Institute at the Evanston Campus of the Music Institute of Chicago. The Institute will run from the afternoon of Monday, July 1 through the evening of Friday, July 5 for violin, viola, and cello students. All classes will be taught by members of the renowned CSI faculty including Amy Barston (cello) and the Bayberry String Quartet—Nurit Pacht, Steffani Kitayma, Gabe Bolkosky and Laura Usiskin.

The program is designed for Violinists (Book 5 and up), Cellists (Book 4 and up), Violists (ages 11+ or book 4 and up) will include chamber music, institute masterclass-style lessons and enrichment classes such as cello choir and violin/viola choir.  Cello and Violin students studying book 7 and beyond may choose to audition to participate in the more rigorous Advanced program which includes individual lessons, daily technique classes and an opportunity to perform. A limited number of pianists studying in book 7 (or equivalent) and beyond will be accepted on a space available basis.  The program for pianists will include chamber music, enrichment classes, and a guest artist masterclass.  All performances, including weekday lunchtime recitals, guest artists recitals, and final performances will be held in Nichols Hall on the Evanston Campus of the Music Institute of Chicago.


Monday, July 1 to Friday, July 5, , 2024


Chicago Suzuki Institute

Music Institute of Chicago
1490 Chicago Avenue
Evanston IL 60201

Phone: 847-905-1500
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More Info & Contact

Website: www.musicinst.org/csi

Blake Brasch, Director

Phone: 847-905-1500 ext. 511
Fax: 847-446-3876

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Aaron Kaplan, Assistant Director

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