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Wynton Marsalis in Chicago

Wynton Marsalis
Event The Music Institute of Chicago 2019 Anniversary Gala - Dushkin Award
Ensemble Wynton Marsalis
Date Monday, May 20th, 2019
Time 6:00pm
Venue Four Season Hotel
Address 120 E. Delaware Street
Location Chicago, IL, United States

The Music Institute of Chicago hosts its 2019 Anniversary Gala on Monday, May 20, celebrating its history as one of the largest and most respected community music schools in the nation. The festive evening will be highlighted by the presentation of the Dushkin Award to acclaimed jazz trumpet player, bandleader, composer, and educator Wynton Marsalis.
The prestigious Dushkin Award, established more than 30 years ago and named for the Music Institute’s visionary founders Dorothy and David Dushkin. The award recognizes international luminaries in the world of music for their contributions to the art form, as well as to the education of youth. Past recipients include Pinchas Zukerman, André Previn, Lang Lang, Stephen Sondheim, Riccardo Muti, Yo-Yo Ma, Renée Fleming, among others.