Make Music


Make Music Day Cleveland 2019 will feature collaborations with prominent local musical organizations emphasizing participatory music-making. Make Music Day’s matchmaking software allows grassroots collaboration to develop up to the day of the celebration, but confirmed events to date include:

  • The Music Settlement/University Circle (11:00-12:00): North Coast Winds Summer Music Camp performance
  • State Theater Lobby (11:30-12:00): CIM String Quartet – welcoming delegates to Arts Education Day luncheon featuring MacArthur Award winner, Vijay Gupta
  • Van Aken District Market Hall (12:00-1:00): Blue Water Chamber Orchestra side-by-side reading. Click here to sign up to play!
  • Severance Hall (12:00-2:00): Instrument Discovery, P-Bone Workshop, and performances from Cleveland Orchestra musicians and guests
  • Rock Hall (12:00-2:00): Thor Platter band
  • Cleveland Clinic: 7 different lobby performances:
    • 10:00-10:30 Virginia Crabtree and students, flute Karos Grand Lobby, Miller Pavilion, J Building
    • 11:30-12:30 Charles and Kaitlin Klein, bass and violin Miller Rooftop, J Building
    • 11:45-12:15 Kent Collier, cello and Gayle Getts, flute Crile Main Lobby A Building
    • 12:00-1:00 The Big Finish Band Beck Center for the Arts Karos Grand Lobby, Miller Pavilion, J Building
    • 12:15-12:45 Kent Collier, cello Crile Main Lobby A Building
    • 12:30-1:30 Gayle Getts, flute Julia Sterbenz, flute Cole Eye Institute Lobby I Building
    • 1:00-1:30 Ariel Karas and students, violin Great Hall Glickman Lobby Q Building
  • Beachland Ballroom and Tavern (1:00-4:00): School of Rock top bands afternoon performance
  • East Cleveland Public Library (1:30-3:00): P-buzz workshop with Rainey Institute faculty
  • ReFRESH Collective/Gordon Square (4:00-8:00): Open beat lab and performances
  • Dave’s Market Cor. Chester/E. 61st (5:00-6:00): Broadway School of Music and the Arts Drum Corps performance
  • Cleveland Public Library – MLK Branch (4:00-6:00): Councilman Kevin Conwell & The Footprints
  • Baldwin-Wallace University North Quad (behind Ritter Library( (7:00-8:30): Sousapalooza! – Open reading of Sousa marches. Click here for more details and to sign up!
  • The Music Settlement/Bop Stop (7:00-10:30): Drop-in cello ensemble (bring cello – all welcome), and Paul Kovac Quintet
  • Bar 107/Berea (8:00-10:00): Cleveland Classical Revolution

The full schedule will be included in the “LISTINGS” section below soon!