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Young People's Concerts

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International Music Foundation

The International Music Foundation provides music performances and music education – free of charge – for people of all ages and degrees of musical awareness, so they might experience how music enriches their lives.


Thursday, May 19, 2016

Rhythmunity Ensemble (Quintet)

Drumming is a communal art with oral and aural traditions in many cultures of the world.  The Rhythmunity Ensemble will showcase the intricate role of the drums from chanting to popular song repertoire, classical music as well as folkloric dance traditions in West Africa and North Africa, India, the Middle East, Brazil, and Cuba. This highly energetic program invites audiences to engage with the Ensemble while experiencing sounds and rhythms of many exotic drums from around the world.


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Contemporary Music Ensemble & Dance

The Contemporary Music Project presents dance, drum, and song traditions from Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Morocco. Everybody dances to the beat of the drum, but the movements and rhythms change from place to place. How do dancing, drumming, and singing create music so different, yet so familiar? Join us and find out. 




10:30 am & 12 Noon




Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall, 3rd Floor South
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602








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The following services are available for persons with disabilities:

  • Accessible entrance, 77 E. Randolph St.
  • Accessible restroom facilities
  • Wheelchair loans, see information desk for availability
  • ASL interpreters are provided with 72 hours notice
  • Assisted Listening Devices available for public event




Public Transportation:
El: Pink, Orange, Green, Brown, Purple to Randolph; Blue to Washington; Red to Lake.
Bus: 3, 4, 6, 10, 14, 26, 143, 144, 146, 147, 151, 157.

Metra and South Shore to Millennium Station. 

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