Our Mission

To support, promote, and engage women in classical music.

Musicians Club of Women is dedicated to creating a vibrant classical music community in Chicago. Founded in 1875, MCW is the oldest musical organization in the United States, continuously supporting emerging and established musicians through scholarships and performance opportunities.


Get Involved

Musicians Club of Women welcomes new members on an ongoing basis.  As a member, you will be in contact with a vibrant Chicago community of musicians and music lovers as we further our mission of promoting women in music. 


attend a free concert

Attend one of our free concert series. The Artists in Recital (AIR) and Award Winners in Concert (AWC) series are free and open to the public.

become a member

We offer membership opportunities for active musicians as well as music supporters. Please visit the membership page to learn more.

Make a Donation

MCW is an all volunteer organization. Your donations help support our ongoing operations and allow us to promote women musicians!