Students Involved

Student Bands

Live Performances


Intonation kids explore their limitless potential by learning to play instruments and form their own rock bands. Offered in partnership with schools, park districts, and community organizations, our year-round classes make music accessible to children by providing them with instruments, instruction, mentorship, and the chance to perform on stages across the city. Each Intonation student takes part in a personal and team approach to practice, setting goals, and problem solving; and over time they gain the confidence to take charge of their direction and seek out new experiences.


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of students assessed gained basic proficiency on not just 1 but ALL of the rock band instruments


of School Partners noted improvement among band members in confidence, teamwork, persistence, leadership, and willingness to try new things