Help Support Free Music Education in Chicago with The People's Music School

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Learn more about how you can make a transformational impact on a TPMS student!

With severe cuts to arts education programs, thousands of children are without access to musical education. Since our inception in 1976, The People's Music School estimates that more than 10,000 students have received FREE intensive, high-quality music education through our programs. We rely upon the generosity of individuals, foundations and businesses who understand that music changes lives; empowering the children, families and communities in which they live. Will you help keep our legacy strong?

Your donation will directly impact a student today.

Friend $25 One private lesson for an advanced student
$50 One group class for 8 beginner students
$100 Music scores for our orchestra members to play a symphony
$250 One week of sectional rehearsals for our winds and brass players
$500 One month of rehearsals for our high school chamber musicians
$1,000 One semester of choir and theory instruction for our newest beginners
Benefactor $2,000 Full year scholarship for one child
Corporate Sponsor $10,000+ Naming opportunity for 40th Anniversary Celebration in 2016

For further details on corporate sponsorship opportunities, please contact Renee Davis, Associate Director of Development, at

Donate Online

The People's Music School gratefully accepts online donations here or click on the green Donate button at the top of the page. This link will take you to our secure site and you will receive immediate confirmation of your donation.

Donate by Mail

To make a donation by mail, please send a check to:

The People's Music School
931 W. Eastwood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640

Alternative Methods of Donation

The People's Music School accepts donations in many forms. Listed below are common ways to make a gift:

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