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A tireless philanthropist, David Hiller champions families and the free press. But his support for the Grant Park Music Festival comes from something personal: he loves going to concerts.
Summers at the Grant Park Music Festival are packed with fun-filled music programming for people of all ages. And it's FREE for the taking.
With the timpani and the music stands tucked safely in storage, the Grant Park Music Festival shifts into off-season mode—and there’s a lot to do.
The Festival salutes the musicians of the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus, especially those who've served our city and this organization for more than four decades.
The children of orchestral musicians grow up with a unique view of things.
There are many aspects to the mission of the Grant Park Music Festival. Free, world-class concerts is just one of them. Advancing the choral and orchestral art form is another.
From Charlie Haden to Esperanza Spalding to Charles Mingus—great bass players form the foundation of many a legendary band, but few step out into the spotlight.
Each summer, Grant Park Music Festival Concertmaster Jeremy Black travels from Pittsburgh to Chicago for a summer of musical delights. But with more than twenty programs to play, he's bound to have favorites.
Every year, as Chicagoans wrestle with snow shovels and relentless winds, dozens of gifted young-adult musicians come to compete for a chance to spend their summer with the Grant Park Music Festival.
Among a collective of Festival devotees, you can’t be around the organization for too long without meeting Amy Boonstra, a board member and tireless cheerleader for the Festival’s staff and the more-than 200 live events.