The Jazz and New Music Ensemble are still accepting students. Email allcityarts@cps.edu to register.

Regional Rehearsal Dates and Times

North: Carl Schurz High School, 3601 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Loop/South
: Jones College Prep High School, 700 S State St, Chicago, IL

  • September: 15th (placement/1st rehearsal), 22nd, 29th

  • October: 6th, 11th (Jones: Concert Band, Jazz, Orchestra, and Dance ONLY), 13th (Schurz only – no Rehearsal at Jones), 20th (Arts in the Dark Parade – see below), 27th

  • November: 3rd, 10th, 17th (no rehearsal 24th)

  • December: 1st, 8th, 15th (rehearsal and Showcase – see below)

Please see the chart below for all ACPA ensemble rehearsal times and room locations at each site.

Regional Performances

Regional Showcases

All ACPA ensembles participate in these showcases on the North and South sides.

December 15, 2018 | Times TBD
North: Carl Schurz High School, 3601 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Loop/South: Jones College Prep High School, 700 S State St, Chicago, IL

More information about Regional Showcases will be released shortly.


Spring Ensemble Rehearsal Dates and Times

Spring rehearsal dates and times coming soon!

Spring Performance

May 19, 2019 | Time TBD
Harris Theater for Music and Dance
205 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL

Further details on the Spring Showcase coming soon!


Additional All-City Resources

ACPA Student and Staff Handbooks

ACPA staff, parents/guardians, and students can access ACPA policies and procedures by clicking below.


Student Absence Reporting Form

All ACPA Students (or their parents/guardians) should report any absence through the Absence Reporting Form below, at least 24 hours before rehearsal (unless they have an emergency). Students who have more than three (3) unreported absences may be dismissed from their ensemble.


ACPA Student Information, Media Release, and Consent Forms

Parents/guardians and students can access English and Spanish copies of these ACPA forms by clicking either button below:

  • Student Information Form
  • Media Release Form
  • Consent for Bulk Text Notifications and Alerts