Young Artists Showcase

Weekly pre-concert performances by students of local music schools and summer music programs.

Students from the Chicago Metamorphosis Orchestra Project perform at the Young Artists Showcase

On Fridays at 5:30PM, before the Grant Park Orchestra takes the stage, the Festival presents performances by students of local music schools and summer music programs. Groups ranging from small chamber ensembles to larger orchestras and bands are able to gain broader visibility by performing for Festival audiences.

2018 Dates and Guests

Friday, June 15
CYSO Steel Orchestra

Friday, June 22 - Cancelled
Merit School Honors Jazz Combo

Friday, June 29
Chicago Suzuki Strings Collective

Friday, July 6
Chamber Wind Ensemble from the People's Music School

Friday, July 20
Chicago Metamorphosis Orchestra Project

Friday, July 27
Merit Summer Conservatory Choir

Friday, August 10
The Bone Rangers

Friday, August 17
Chicago Mariachi Project

(Note: There are no Young Artists Showcase performances on July 13 and August 3)