People's Music School Free music lessons in Chicago, IL

Rated Excellent
Rated Excellent from 1 review
We create a world of harmony, creativity, and passion by fostering the universal language of music through free instruction and performance.

We are the only free community music schools in the country. Students receive a comprehensive musical education on the instrument of their choice, with an emphasis on music theory.

The school believes that the study of theory provides an essential foundation for musical development. All students of the school are enrolled in a theory class at all times. Music theory is presented in age-appropriate classes with consideration for a student's mastery of the subject. New students who have little or no previous musical training are enrolled in beginning level theory classes. In these classes, students learn the basics of music notation, aural skills, and rudimentary theory.
Lessons Offered
  • Music Theory
Contact Information
Contact Person Dr. Rita Simo
Phone Number (773) 784-7032
City Chicago, IL
Zip Code 60640
Address 931 W Eastwood Ave
Key People
Dr. Rita Simo
Dr. Rita Simo
The People's Music School was founded by Dr. Rita Simo. Rita learned to play the piano in her native Dominican Republic, where music lessons are free.
Rated Excellent (5 of 5) from 1 review
  A hidden gem
by Bob B.
Oct 15, 2011
This music school, which doesn't charge students tuition, and has people waiting in line outside for a full week so that they can get their children (mostly) in to the program. Though it's had some publicity, it's mostly a hidden gem, and deserves all of the notice it can get.
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