News & Stories
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.
During the month of March, we tip our hats to the women behind the music. Get to know some of the composers from the 2023 Festival lineup.
Need inspiration for your Choose Your Own membership? Look no further! We've put together a few packages that are sure to get you pumped for Festival 2023!
Grant Park Music Festival Fellowship Alumni are bringing a bit of the Festival spirit with them everywhere they go. We are thrilled to share the news that 2021 String Fellow, Allison Lovera, won a position in the violin section of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra this past summer.
It's that time of year when we honor people of color who've made an outstanding contribution to the cultural fabric of our country. It's also a chance to highlight some of the composers who will fill Millennium Park with music.
The Grant Park Music Festival steps to the vanguard of classical music with a season inspired by the bounty of America’s diversity. Celebrating a range of conductors, composers and guest artists, the series reflects the bustling metropolis of Chicago and the greater American tapestry.
New this season, the Festival offers a deeper musical experience with some of the most interesting artists working in the field today. Access is a hallmark of the Grant Park Music Festival.
Grant Park chorister Hannah McConnell brings together older adults and people with dementia for music and well-being.