A universal language with the power to unite
Guarneri Hall NFP exists to advance classical music. We advocate for classical music with dynamic live chamber music performances, compelling audio/video recordings of established and rising artists, and through innovative music education initiatives.
We provide support for emerging and established performers, composers, and music educators. We create high production-value classical music content and we introduce classical music to new audiences around the globe in uniquely accessible ways.
Guarneri Hall NFP operates Guarneri Hall in Chicago, an intimate, custom-built, 60-seat performance and production facility designed by Chicago firm Threshold Acoustics.
What’s in a name?
Today, violins by Bartolomeo Giuseppe Guarneri (1698-1744) are as sought after as those of his contemporary, Antonio Stradivari. Guarneri Hall is named in honor of this great craftsman, creator of some of the most miraculous musical instruments of all time.