MIW in the Community
We love our community.
That's why we have spent the last 15 years producing and sponsoring free workshops, clinics, panels, and other cool activities.
Part of our mission includes serving special needs groups including inner city youth, veterans, visually impaired, and wheel chair bound.
We have partnered up with a number of not for profit organizations including Make a Wish Foundation, Boys and Girls Clubs, and YMCA in order to provide fun activities for youth and adults from all walks of life.
Working together with government agencies and community organizations such as the Mayor's Office, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Park District, and others, we strive to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
MIW is proud to be a sponsor and contributor to the 10th Annual DePaul University Music and Entertainment Career Fair. MIW has been a part of this fair since day one.
This year MIW will host a free DJ / producer workshop featuring dj-producer-remix guru Brian Boncher. This will be an exciting event so don't miss it.
The event, which is hosted by the DePaul Music Businss organization, will be a valuable networking opportunity for college students and graduates alike who are searching for job opportunities or internships for the spring and summer.
MIW is once again sponsoring and supporting the 9th annual Creative Chicago Expo. Every year we host a free workshop at the Expo.
This year's workshop will feature MIW instructors and industry gurus Randy Chertkow - author of the Indie Band Survival Guide, Janie Jennings - president of Industry Works (Twista, Scareface), and Coleen Spapperi - president of Star Sounds (Artist Dev / Management).
This free panel discussion will cover the state of music in Chicago and how local artists can make a living as an entrepreneur in music. This will be an awesome event so don't miss it!
We would like to thank the following organizations for their positive contributions to the music community and their continued support. Together we share a common goal - to help shape the lanscape of today's new music industry and to provide valuable resources for this important creative landscape. These companies represent the very best in their field and we are proud to work with them to help create opportunities for music to be created, shared, and enjoyed.