Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Non-Profit
  • Entity Name: Music Institute of Chicago
  • Street Address: 622 Davis Street, 4th Fl
  • City: Evanston
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Illinois
  • Zip Code: 60201

Submitted By

  • Name: Anjali C. Das
  • Title: Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman and Dicker LLP (“Wilson Elser”)
  • Telephone Number: 312-821-6164
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Cyber Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 605
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: We learned 1 Maine resident was affected on January 3, 2024 through the post NCOA state count.
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 11/15/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 11/15/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • Insider wrongdoing
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 01/10/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Music Institute Individual Notice Letter.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: The Music Institute of Chicago is providing impacted individuals with access to Single Bureau Credit Monitoring/Single Bureau Credit Report/Single Bureau Credit Score services for 12 months. The services include proactive fraud assistance to help with any questions that an individual might have or in event that an impacted individual become a victim of fraud.