Instructor Spotlight: Johnathan Campbell

Instructor Spotlight: Johnathan Campbell

1. Tell us a little about the music you make.  My music is mainly about my life experiences, things I’ve personally gone through, and sometimes what’s on my mind. It's music that could be relatable to my listeners and hoping to bring a new perspective through my...

Save the Date for SPACE JAM!

Save the Date for SPACE JAM!

Join us at SPACE JAM, our annual fundraising gala, where we will celebrate a year of achievements and our exploration of Intonation’s new frontier. For almost two decades, Intonation has demonstrated what it means to remix youth development on Chicago’s South Side....

Announcing Our 2023 Promontory Showcase

Announcing Our 2023 Promontory Showcase

Buy Tickets: https://www.ticketweb.com/event/intonation-winter-showcase-the-promontory-tickets/13757778 Saturday, December 16th at The Promontory All Ages | 12 p.m. Intonation is thrilled to return to the Promontory stage for our annual showcase - join us for an...

Intonation a Beneficiary of Metro’s Lin Brehmer Celebration

Intonation a Beneficiary of Metro’s Lin Brehmer Celebration

We are delighted to be one of the beneficiaries of Metro Chicago's upcoming ' A Celebration of Lin Brehmer'. The event takes place at the Metro on August 19 and features music by Bob Mould, Los Lobos, and The LinBurgers. The event is hosted by Terri Hemmert, Marty...

Intonation Says Farewell to Taylor Park

Intonation Says Farewell to Taylor Park

Intonation Says Farewell to Taylor Park  19 July 2023 We are sad to announce that Intonation will be vacating our classroom and studio space at Taylor Park, referred to as Studio 47, at the end of July. Studio 47 has been a home for our students and staff, having been...

Summer Camp 2023!

Summer Camp 2023!

We are proud to announce the return of our in-person Intensive Music Camp at Taylor Park! Camp includes four hours of music instruction a day. Each session ends with a final Friday performance open to camper families and friends!   Grades 3, 4, 5 June 22 - July 7 (No...

2022 Winter Promontory Showcase

2022 Winter Promontory Showcase

We're so excited to have our students back on stage at The Promontory!     12 pm doors12:30 pm show $10/$5 with physical flyer at door     Performances by: The Intonation All-StarsSaturday Modern BandAll-City at Jones College PrepSmyth ElementaryAfter School Matters...

Intonation Receives DCASE CityArts Multi-Year Project Grant

Intonation Receives DCASE CityArts Multi-Year Project Grant

We are pleased to announce that we are one of the recipients of a multi-year grant from the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events! This grant will go towards program support and general operating costs. Congratulations to all of the...

Summer Camp Registration is Open!

Summer Camp Registration is Open!

We are proud to announce the return of our in-person Intensive Music Camp at Taylor Park! Camp includes four hours of music instruction a day in addition to swimming and outdoor activities. Each session ends with a final Friday performance open to camper families and...

Join Us at Kennicott Park for 2022 Mixtape Live!

Join Us at Kennicott Park for 2022 Mixtape Live!

Join us at Intonation's home base, Kennicott Park, on Saturday, June 4th for an afternoon of FREE music and family-friendly activities with fellow Bronzeville-based and south-side-focused organizations! More artists and sponsors added for our 2022 Mixtape Live!...

Tickets Available Now for Our 2022 Sound & Vision Gala!

Tickets Available Now for Our 2022 Sound & Vision Gala!

Intonation is thrilled to celebrate with our community featuring the very best elements of past galas - talented musicians, student bands, and great drinks. We are taking a break from the traditional gala format to place music and our students front and center at a...

Save the Date for Intonation’s Sound & Vision Gala!

Save the Date for Intonation’s Sound & Vision Gala!

Save the date! Intonation is thrilled to celebrate with our community featuring the very best elements of past galas - talented musicians, student bands, and great drinks. Learn more here: https://one.bidpal.net/sv22/welcome

Get Tickets for Our Spring Student Showcase!

Get Tickets for Our Spring Student Showcase!

We'll be back for another in-person student showcase at The Promontory in Hyde Park this March! Get tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intonation-spring-showcase-tickets-269041228557

We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

Intonation seeks Lead Instructors and Co-Instructors for the Winter/Spring semester! Click the links below for descriptions and info on how to apply: Lead Instructor_FINAL_DecFY22 Co-Instructor_Final_ DecFY22  

Instructor Spotlight: Dre Meza

Instructor Spotlight: Dre Meza

Tell us a little about the music you make. The throughthread of my music is a focus on the human voice as a versatile instrument. Our voices are so uniquely ours, shaped by our emotions, memories, physical being, and relationship to our surroundings. In the music that...

Welcome our New Executive Director, Tonya Howell!

Welcome our New Executive Director, Tonya Howell!

Dear Intonation Families, Friends, and Supporters, We are thrilled to share the news that we are welcoming long-time program partner, board member, and parent, Tonya Howell, as our next Executive Director! Tonya has been a collaborative partner of Intonation for over...

A Message from Intonation’s Executive Director

Spring Greetings Intonation Family! As we move deeper into a season that celebrates growth, change, and opportunity, I’m sharing news that 15 years after founding the organization, I will be stepping down as Executive Director of Intonation Music at the end of this...