STUDENTS CLICK HERE to apply to be a part of the All-City Performing Arts Program! 
The application deadline is September 26th.

TEACHERS ClLICK HERE to become a 2017-2018 Regional All-City Director.
The application deadline is September 15th. 

This program—one of the oldest traditions in CPS, going into its 55th year—attracts students from across all regions at the elementary and high school levels.  Students will participate in music, theater and dance ensembles each Saturday during the fall semester, and then go on to perform in a full production at our Regional Showcase on January 27th 2018. Students from the regional ensembles may then be eligible for nomination to the All-­City Performing Arts Ensembles which will perform at the Harris Theater for Music & Dance at the Spring Showcase May 20th 2018.

Students at every level, beginning to advanced, are welcome to apply for the following ensembles:

Elementary Chorus
Elementary Concert Band*
High School Chorus
High School Concert Band*
High School Jazz*
New Music Ensembles, student-composed music
Modern Rock Band
Grades 3-8
Grades 4-8
Grades 9-12
Grades 9-12
Grades 9-12
Grades 5-12
Grades 8-12
Grades 6-12
Grades 5-12
Grades 9-12

*some instrumental experience recommended


Students participate each Saturday at either the North Location: Schurz High School or South Location: Curie High School in a rehearsal with their ensemble. They receive exceptional instruction from highly qualified teachers each week. Students are then nominated to participate in the spring All-City which takes place in 2018. Email with any questions!

The first rehearsal will be on October 7th! Times: TBA