About Jennifer Shin

Jenny is a Kollaboration Chicago contributing writer.

Open Mic Night at Mott St.

Thank you to everyone who came out to our second Open Mic Night and Social Mixer! This event was held at Mott St., located in Wicker park. Due to the perfect weather, we were able to host the event at the outside bar and patio area! We want to give a special shout out to Mott St. for their hospitality and great food and drink specials. The crowd certainly took advantage of the great deals. All of the proceeds from the event will be going to M.U.S.I.C. Inc. Chicago, a nonprofit organization that aims to inspire musicians through its strong and sustainable music programs. […]

By |June 18th, 2015|Community, Events|

2015 Showcase Venue Revealed: Lincoln Hall

We’re back in the city and in grand fashion!
This August 15th, our 2015 Showcase will be held at Chicago’s iconic Lincoln Hall! What greater venue than one with a history of amazing talent? Lincoln Hall is home to a variety of inspiring performances each month, featuring established recording artists as well as emerging musicians. […]

By |April 28th, 2015|Events, History|

Kollaboration Chicago giving back to MUSIC

Improving Young Lives Through Music Education
Children’s interests vary far and wide. Sometimes it’s a hobby to pass the time. Other times, it could be learning a new skill that reveals their innate talents. But what happens when a child gravitates toward a musical instrument like the violin? Do their parents simply pick one up as routinely as they would a gallon of milk at the grocery store? For many families in Chicago, it’s simply not that easy. Aside from the cost of the violin, other expenses include weekly lessons, a music stand and music books to name a few, and often times these expenses are too great for their income to justify. As a result, children of these underprivileged families aren’t able to explore the world of music, and far too many are left not realizing their potential or experiencing the personal development that comes with it. […]

By |April 9th, 2015|Community, MUSIC Inc.|

First Open Mic Night – A Success!

For those of you who came out, we hope you enjoyed our first Kollaboration Chicago event of 2015! On January 15th, we held our very first open mic night at Jerry’s, located in Wicker Park. Over 70 attended to support 18 very talented performers. The venue hit capacity with people fully engaged in the performances and simply having a great time. […]

By |February 10th, 2015|Events, Executive Board, Finalists|