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Ten Thousand Villages Shopping Event

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Thursday, May 4 from 5:00-8:00pm

Join us for a shopping benefit!


15% of sales will be donated to The Musical Offering.

Where: In-person at 915 Chicago Ave, Evanston OR shop May 5-6 in-store or online at and mention your nonprofit at checkout.

Shop unique ethical gifts for everyone!

Rick's Birthday Bash

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Saturday, May 6 at 7:00pm

Special guest Dr. Juliet White-Smith (Professor of Viola at The Ohio State University) joins Musical Offering Artistic Director and Co-Founder Rick Ferguson in a program of music celebrating composers Joseph Bologne, Le Chevalier du St. Georges, Florence Price, and Ulysses Kay.


In addition to the live performance, we invite you to join us for a pre-concert reception beginning at 6:00pm on May 6. Happy 62nd birthday to Rick!

There are both in-person and livestream ticket options available. In-person attendance is limited to 35 guests. As always, current MO students and faculty members attend for free.

String Masterclass with Dr. Juliet White-Smith

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Sunday, May 7 at 9:30am

NOTE: There are no longer performer spots available. Students of all instruments are welcome to join us for this exciting opportunity! Registration is $15 to attend as an auditor. Click the link below to register.

Learn more about Dr. White-Smith at

Contact Rick Ferguson with any questions at

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