Elmhurst University World Music Festival

Celebrate Musical Styles From Around the Globe

The annual Elmhurst University World Music Festival takes place each spring on our campus in the western Chicago suburbs.

About the World Music Festival

Launched in 2011, Elmhurst’s annual World Music Festival celebrates the music of cultures and countries across the globe. Focusing on a different genre each year, the Festival has featured performers such as Liz Carroll, Ambi Subramaniam, Victor Mendoza, Liam Teague and the Kontras Quartet in concert with the Elmhurst University Philharmonic Orchestra.

Every festival has been listed in the Daniel Pearl World Music Days in honor of the journalist and violinist who was killed by extremists in 2002.

Read More About the History of the World Music Festival


  • $10 general admission (pay at the door)
  • Free for Elmhurst University students, faculty and staff with JayPass

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