Credo is a community of leaders in the classical music world dedicated to combining high-level musical training with Christian mentorship and the opportunity for outreach and service to others. Credo presents a variety of programming, from our flagship three-week chamber music program in Oberlin to a variety of regional activities across the country.

Credo’s commitment to developing the next generation of musical leaders in the context of integrated music study, service, and faith empowers its students to be more winsome and productive members of their communities, their musical ensembles, and their families.

Credo’s 2017 Programming

For 2017 Credo will present four programs, all based on the principles of helping talented young musicians Develop the Gift, Acknowledge the Source, and Respond with Service. You can learn more about these exciting programs on the Credo Programs page.


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  1. The Credo Kindness Challenge

    The Credo Kindness Challenge

    It’s the New Year and we have a resolution for you: be kind! (Enjoy the following guest post from Julia Wen, cello faculty at the Music Institute of Chicago and the Music for Youth program...

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  1. Develop the Gift: Einstein’s Lina

    (Enjoy the following guest post from Julia Wen, cello faculty at the Music Institute of Chicago and the Music for Youth program in Arlington Heights, IL) Most people know Albert Einstein as the famous German physicist who brought us the theory of relativity and E=mc2. Some even know that he...

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Sounds of Credo

Upcoming Credo Events

March 17
Noonday Concert Series
Fourth Presbyterian Church
Chicago, IL
June 21
Make Music Cleveland
June 22-25
Credo New England
July 2-22
Credo Oberlin Chamber Music Program
July 24-29
Credo Flute
July 24-30
Credo Orchestral Program - Chicago, IL
July 30
Orchestral Program Final Concert
3pm Chicago Cultural Center