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Cedille Records is committed to supporting Chicago’s finest classical musicians.

Cedille is a not-for-profit record label dedicated to classical music and the artists who create it. We enhance the world’s catalog with lush, award-winning recordings featuring Chicago’s top performers and composers.


Mary Elizabeth Bowden

Storyteller: Contemporary Concertos for Trumpet

Pacifica Quartet

American Voices

We work with classical music’s most accomplished and intriguing performers and composers

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Mary Elizabeth Bowden, praised for her “splendid, brilliant” artistry (Gramophone), celebrates the narrative power of the trumpet. Bowden is joined by the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra and conductor Allen Tinkham in a collection of new concertos that redefine the trumpet’s voice in modern classical music.

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The multiple Grammy Award-winning Pacifica Quartet continues its highly acclaimed recording series that explores the sounds of America with an album comprising string quartets incorporating elements of American folk music and spirituals by Antonín Dvořák, Florence Price, and Louis Gruenberg, plus a new work by James Lee III.

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Cedille is looking for Chicago’s next classical recording artist! the Apply today for the Emerging Artist Competition and win the opportunity to release an album on Cedille Records.

Latest Podcast

On this episode of Classical Chicago, Cedille President Jim Ginsburg talks with trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden about her experience recording Cedille’s latest release, Storyteller: Contemporary Concertos for Trumpet.


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Behind the Scenes

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Monthly Playlist

In celebration of Storyteller: Contemporary Concertos for Trumpet: trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden‘s Cedille debut album of contemporary concertos for her instrument, a playlist of late-20th & 21st century concertos from Cedille.