The Chicago Metamorphosis Orchestra Project (ChiMOP) is dedicated to affecting positive social change in young students with limited access to the arts by providing a safe and fun environment for them to make music in pursuit of artistic excellence together with peers and role models.


  • Students become empowered by creativity and demonstrate behaviors of confidence and self esteem
  • Students continuously experience musical excellence and understand the importance of a disciplined work ethic
  • Students improve school attendance and academic achievement
  • Students translate musical skills into lifelong behavior patterns that benefit themselves, their families, and their entire community

Thomas J Madeja: | 315-212-2714