Women musicians who are actively performing or composing are eligible to perform, or have their compositions performed, at the following venues:
Active Members who have won an award at MCW's Scholarship Competition have an additional performance opportunity:
• Award Winners in Concert free public concert series at the Chicago Cultural Center (honorarium paid)
Active members may promote their own performances in MCW’s monthly newsletter and the OUR WOMEN IN MUSIC web page .
Becoming an Active Member requires the sponsorship of two Active Members of MCW. If you know members who could sponsor you, please contact them and express your interest in joining. Otherwise, e-mail ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP for further assistance.
Please print the Application for Active Membership which includes details of the Audition Requirements.
Women who love and appreciate classical music and the company of those who share their interests are encouraged to join. MCW Associates attend monthly meetings (September-May) at the Union League Club of Chicago where a concert is followed by a social hour with luncheon.
After two years of membership, an Associate may sponsor a candidate for Active membership. After one year of membership, an Associate is eligible to serve as a Program Chair.
Becoming an Associate Member requires the sponsorship of one MCW member. If you know a member who could sponsor you, please contact her and express your interest in joining MCW.
If you do not know a MCW Member, email MEMBERSHIP for further assistance.