North Shore Jazz and Classical Music Festival

  • The MYAC Center at Fort Sheridan at 878 Lyster Rd. in Highwood, IL Midwest Young Artists Conservatory

    The MYAC Center at Fort Sheridan at 878 Lyster Rd. in Highwood, IL Midwest Young Artists Conservatory

Christine Escobar
Updated 5/8/2019 10:47 AM

Midwest Young Artists Conservatory will host an end of season community music event on Sunday May 19 from noon to 6 p.m. at the MYAC Center in Highwood, IL.

The "North Shore Jazz & Classical Music Festival" is a free community event open to all ages. Food, fun, and musical performances will be served up all day. Food and activity wristbands will be available to purchase at the event. Parking is free.


View the beautiful, historic Fort Sheridan location of the MYAC Center where weekly rehearsals of orchestra, chamber music, jazz ensembles and combos, choral ensembles, and early childhood music classes take place. Hear music from MYAC's orchestras, jazz groups, choral groups, and chamber music groups throughout the day. Games and activities will be held outdoors on the MYAC Center lawn. *In the event of rain, this event will be held indoors.

Performance schedule (subject to change)

12:00 PM - Mini & Mighty Maestros

12:30 PM - Reading Orchestra

12:45 PM - Voices Rising

1:00 PM - Cadet Orchestra

1:15 PM - VocalPoint

1:30 PM - Concertino Orchestra

2:00 PM - Jazz Orchestra

2:30 PM - Philharmonia Orchestra

3:00 PM - Jazz Workshop

3:30 PM - Jazz Ensemble

3:30 PM - Concert Orchestra

4:00 PM - Big Band

4:30 PM - Symphony Orchestra

For more information, please visit or call 847-926-9898


MYAC's classical, jazz, and choral programs serve students from grade school beginners through advanced pre-collegiate performers. Families interested in participating for the 2019-20 season can visit for placement audition information. For tickets to our events or more information about our programs visit or call 847-926-9898.

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