Support Intonation at the Windy Kindie Chicago Show!

March 4, 2015

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Join us on Sunday, March 29th at Lincoln Hall for a morning of family-friendly fun and interactive music sure to have your kids singing, dancing, and grooving along! A benefit for Intonation Music Workshop and Share Our Spare, the Windy Kindie Chicago Show will feature Chicago’s most talented Kindie Musicians:

Joining these top-notch children’s musicians will be special guests The Treblemakers, an Intonation student band of 6th-8th graders hailing from Hedges Elementary!

Sunday, March 29th
Lincoln Hall
2424 N Lincoln Ave
Tickets: $10 Adults / $5 Kids
Doors: 10:30am – Show: 11:00am

Don’t miss the Kindie event of the year – find us on Facebook and reserve your tickets today!

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Classroom Clip: Lightbulb Robots!

February 2, 2015

Can you believe these superstars are only in 1st GRADE?? Click below to watch this NKO band The LIGHTBULB ROBOTS perform their original song in class a few weeks back. This catchy jam is sure to climb the charts!

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Brand New Video: All Things Intonation!

October 29, 2014

Want an inside look at what Intonation is all about? Check out this brand new video with behind-the-scenes footage, special interviews, performance clips, and so much more!

A huge thanks to Alan Brunettin and Margie Newman, filmmakers extraordinaire, for so beautifully capturing the Intonation spirit. A special shout out also to all the instructors, parents, and students who were interviewed for the piece!

Share the video to help us spread the word!

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Thanks for Rocking the Casbah with us!

October 22, 2014

Coming together to support innovative music programming

photoA most heartfelt thanks to our amazing community of guests, students, parents, partners, supporters, instructors, auction donors, volunteers, and sponsors for their generosity of time, resources, and spirit in making this year’s Rock the Casbah Gala Fundraiser an outstanding success!

After a night of fabulous live performances, one-of-a-kind live and silent auction items, red carpet fun, and plenty of special surprises, we’re overjoyed to have raised $250,000+ to support our music programs during the coming year.

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To all those who bought tickets, donated services, bid on auction items, and volunteered your time to support this event, a thousand thanks. We’re especially grateful to our main sponsors Barnes & ThornburgBluhm Family Charitable FoundationMesirow Financial, and Shore Capital Partners for making the gala possible.


Special thanks to E. B. Velleman Photography and Photopalooza Photobooth for the wonderful photos!

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By the Numbers

September 19, 2014

IMW’s Impact 2013-2014: We’ve tallied it up and the results are in!

Click below for the full spread:

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5th Annual Pickin’ On the Kids Bluegrass Benefit!

June 12, 2014


Join us on Saturday, June 28 for a night of talented bluegrass musicians at the 5th Annual Pickin’ on the Kids Bluegrass Benefit!

5th Annual Pickin’ on the Kids
Saturday, June 28 @ 8pm

The Hideout
1354 W Wabansia

Proceeds from Pickin’ on the Kids will go to support IMW’s year-round popular music programs at public and charter schools, park districts, and community centers all over Chicago!

9:00 – Miss Oneida, aka IMW staff Cyndy Fike and Hannah Shefsky

10:00 – Hayward featuring IMW Executive Director Mike Simons and Board Member Brian Black!

11:00 – Bubbly Creek

$10 in advance, $12 at the Door!



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