Reach Teach Play®: Reach Programs


Guest Artists in the Classroom – Ravinia brings engaging live classical performances by renowned ensembles and musicians to schools in Cook and Lake Counties, reaching over 7,000 children annually.

Ravinia's One Score One Chicago® –  Ravinia celebrates the enjoyment of classical music and cultivates a community discussion around a particular piece of music each year. Throughout the summer, the One Score selection is featured in several live performances at Ravinia, in schools and in community programs. Enter One Score One Chicago

KidsLawn – Special events on Ravinia’s North Lawn allow children to explore music in fun and exciting ways through large scale percussion instruments, instrument petting zoos, sing-a-longs, storytelling and musical crafts. See schedule of Kidslawn dates.

Opportunity Lawn Pass Program – In partnership with social service agencies, this longstanding free ticket distribution program provides access to individuals who otherwise would not be able to attend Ravinia concerts. Established by the Ravinia Women’s Board in 1965, this free ticket program has served area organizations and their constituents for more than 50 years.

Classical Invitations – Ravinia welcomes students enrolled in community music schools and their families to Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Steans Music Institute concerts and master classes to further enrich their music education.

Summer Day Camps – Children enrolled in community-based summer day camps receive music enrichment programs including music classes, instrument-making and performance opportunities.

Highland Park Schools
– In partnership with the District 112 Education Foundation, students in our neighborhood Highland Park schools receive unique workshops and performances that connect them and their families to Ravinia.


To learn more about Ravinia’s REACH programs, contact Luciano Pedota at