January 26, 2016



Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Intonation is celebrating 10 years of Innovative Music Education.

Please join us for a spectacular evening of delicious food, one of-a-kind silent & live auction items, student performances, special guests & more at our annual Gala.

We want to extend a huge thank you to our partners, donors, sponsors, kids and parents for your continued support and contributions to our success. Stay tuned for more 10 year anniversary news!


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Intonation chosen as recipient of the Axelson 2015 Excellent Emerging Organization Award!

June 29, 2015

2015 EEO Award seal

We are so excited to announce that Intonation Music Workshop has been chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Excellent Emerging Organization Award, presented by The Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management at North Park University!! We are so grateful and proud to have won!

We are honored to have been considered alongside these other amazing finalists, GirlForward and DanceWorks Chicago! Keep up the incredible work!!

Here’s our Development & Resource Manager, Kevin Claxton, accepting the award on our behalf!



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Brand New Originals from the Intonation Kidz!

June 1, 2015

Looking for some new summer jams? Look no further!

First, check out the original hit “No Selfie Zone” from NKO Charter School’s 3rd and 4th grade rock band The 4 O’CLOCK ROCKERS:


Next, groove along to “Grounded,” the catchy tune from NKO Charter School’s 8th WONDER:



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Excellent Emerging Organization Award FINALIST!

May 7, 2015

Axelson-sideWe are THRILLED to announce that Intonation has been selected as one of THREE finalists for the Excellent Emerging Organization Award – presented by The Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management at North Park University to nonprofits who demonstrate that nonprofit management excellence is not limited to organizations with large budgets and long histories!

The award winner will be announced on Monday, June 22nd at Axelson’s Annual Symposium for Nonprofit Professionals and Volunteers – fingers crossed!

Click the link to check out all the details as well as the amazing work of our fellow nominees DanceWorks Chicago and GirlForward!

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ONE MONTH till Stars of Tomorrow!

May 6, 2015

StarsOfTomorrow_2015_FINALJoin us on Saturday, June 6th for a FREE family-friendly celebration of music, art, and young Chicago talent at the 6th Annual Stars of Tomorrow Youth Arts Fest!

Saturday, June 6th
Kennicott Park
4434 S Lake Park Ave

This year’s stellar line-up includes Intonation’s 20+ youth pop/rock bands, young dancers and performers from Ayodele Drum & Dance and CirquesExperience | Connect. Perform. Shine., and special guest stars Taylor Moore, Yuri Lane – BeatBox Harmonica, and Psalm One. The fest will also feature a community dance party, and hands-on activities such as a Musical Petting Zoo, Rock Star Style Zone, and Interactive Human Beatbox!

Presented in partnership with the Chicago Park District

Special thanks to Chris Posdal for the beautiful design!


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