to Aug 31

Back-to-School Music Lessons!

Always wanted to learn an instrument? Enrolled in band, orchestra, or choir? Call or visit us today! We are currently preparing the back-to-school schedule and are excited to welcome new teachers in percussion, brass, and guitar.

Come see our recently renovated location and set up a free consultation! More rooms & More availability!

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to Jan 29

Civitas Ensemble: Winter Concert 1

Winter Concert 1: “Czech Mates”

Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 2 pm
SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL
An evening of Czech and Romanian chamber music presented in collaboration with Dempster St. Pro Musica. Both ensembles were founded by and include members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Additional repertoire to be announced. 

  • Bedřich Smetena – From My Homeland
  • Bohuslav Martinů – Film en Miniature, arr. Cliff Colnot
  • Leoš Janáček ~ Mladi
  • Antonín Dvořák ~ Piano Trio #4 (Dumky)

General Admission is $40. Come early if you would like cabaret table seating.  Doors open at 1:30 pm.

See website for more information:

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to Jan 5

2017 Christmas Recital

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to Nov 18

SoundTide New Student Coloring Competition

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SoundTide Music School Coloring Competition

Directions:  Please fill in the information below and color the music picture on the front side of this paper to win a free lesson and a chance to be entered into our raffle for a prize. The following information must be completed and turned in to your school’s main office by Monday, October 30th. It may also be returned to SoundTide Music School at 2644 Hamstrom Road in Portage. If you have any questions, please call (219) 734 - 6320 or email Mrs. Meg Bonta at


Student Name:                          Age:   

Grade:                        School:                                      

Interested in:      violin  ukulele piano         (Circle all that apply)


Parent/Guardian Information:

Parent/Guardian Name:

Phone Number:                        Email Address:

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to May 22

Civitas Ensemble's May 21st Concert in Chicago

Tickets are now on sale for Civitas' long-awaited Chicago concert with Pavel Šporcl, a world-renowned violinist from the Czech Republic, and his group, the Gipsy Way Ensem­ble, that celebrates the musical heritage of the Romani (also known as gypsy) culture. The concert will be held on May 21 at 3 p.m. at the Merit School of Music, 38 S. Peoria St. Early bird tickets are $20 through May 15, and regular tickets will be $30 from May 16 through May 21. Student tickets are free with a valid ID. 

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