Midwest Young Artists Conservatory’s Jazz, Choral and Orchestra students take the stage at Ravinia’s Bennett Gordon Hall to present a free holiday concert event for the whole family.
A collection of Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanza music will be performed while the audience is invited to join in caroling, complete with a special visit from Santa.
The annual holiday concert is a fun, festive and family-friendly show that celebrates the joy, love and music of the upcoming holiday season.
The concert incorporates a great variety of traditional holiday classics but leans toward pieces that are more contemporary in nature as well.
There will be both instrumental and vocal performances throughout the show, with occasional soloists mixed in with the larger ensembles.
This year MYAC’s top orchestra teams up with three of MYAC’s choral ensembles for a program featuring the music of long-time Chicago resident Gary Fry.
This free concert is a popular annual MYAC event. MYAC is Chicago’s premier educational institution for orchestra, jazz, choral music, chamber music, and more. Students range in age from 1st grade to 12th grade and meet weekly at the MYAC Center in Fort Sheridan.
The holidays are a great time to introduce children to live musical performances. The festive atmosphere and familiar tunes make it fun and relatable to even some of the youngest listeners. After all, Christmas activities can be a lot of fun, but catching a Christmas show for kids with the family can make the holidays extra special.
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