Musical Partnership Award
Cedille Records is a Grammy winning not-for-profit recording company that promotes Chicago’s world-class performers and composers by recording, distributing, and promoting their work. Through its high-quality recordings, Cedille furthers the careers of outstanding Chicago classical music performers and composers as they present innovative programs featuring the music about which they are most passionate. Our success is augmented by the efforts of like-minded partners in a dedicated and vibrant classical music community.
Cedille Records presents the Musical Partnership Award to an organization that has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to the classical music community in Chicago. Through their support of the Chicago musical community’s most valuable asset — its musicians and composers — Cedille’s Musical Partners complement our mission of promoting the work of Chicago’s world-class musical artists.
The Luminarts Cultural Foundation cultivates Chicago’s vibrant arts community by supporting exemplary young artists through its competitive programs that offer financial awards, artistic opportunities, and mentoring that bridge the gap between education and career.
2016 Music Institute of Chicago
2017 Merit School of Music
2018 Chicago Sinfonietta
2019 Rachel Barton Pine Foundation
2021 Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras
2022 The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center
The Musical Partnership Award is presented at Soirée Cedille, Cedille’s annual benefit.