Performed from Highland Park’s Ravinia Festival, Great Performances presents legendary composer Leonard Bernstein’s Kaddish symphony featuring the talent of Uniting Voices (formerly Chicago Children’s Choir), Chicago Symphony Chorus and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
On Saturday, September 9, the Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance will host Harris Fest: Music + Dance in the Park, an all-day event spotlighting the dozens of Resident Companies for whom the Harris has been a home base and supportive partner over the past 20 years, including Giordano Dance Chicago, Chicago Opera Theater, and the Chicago Philharmonic.
Uniting Voices Chicago is one of the participating resident companies.READ MORE
Uniting Voices Chicago will be performing the national anthem at the upcoming NASCAR street race, in their second national broadcast of the year.READ MORE
Uniting Voices Chicago (formerly Chicago Children’s Choir) will sing the national anthem before the Grant Park 220 on July 2 at the inaugural Chicago Street Race. Uniting Voices Chicago will include more than 30 local performers.
NASCAR has reportedly made its decision on who will sing the national anthem for Sunday's Grant Park 220 at the inaugural Chicago Street Race.
Per FOX Sports' Bob Pockrass, local act Uniting Voices Chicago will perform the anthem at the Cup Series' first ever street course and will feature over 30 choir members from the program.
NASCAR Chicago Street Race announced Wednesday that Uniting Voices Chicago (formerly Chicago Children’s Choir) will perform the national anthem prior to Sunday’s Grant Park 220 Cup Series street race on July 2.
The live performance, which will be broadcast nationally on NBC, will include more than 30 local singers from the non-profit organization, whose mission is to empower youth from diverse backgrounds through the power of music.
Today, the NASCAR Chicago Street Race announced that it will feature Uniting Voices Chicago (formerly Chicago Children’s Choir) singing the national anthem for Sunday’s Grant Park 220 at the inaugural Chicago Street Race. Uniting Voices Chicago will include more than 30 local performers as part of the national anthem prior to the start of the first-ever NASCAR Cup Series street race, which will be nationally broadcast on NBC on Sunday, July 2 at 4:30 p.m. CT.
On Thursday, May 25, Uniting Voices (formerly Chicago Children’s Choir) brought together all its separate choirs to perform their Paint the Town Red concert at Millennium Park’s Pritzker Pavilion. The concert is one of the organization’s largest performances of the year, consisting of over 3,000 students from their network of in-school programs and after-school programs across the city. Through these programs, Uniting Voices works with over 80 Chicago Public Schools.
"Paint the Town Red" is the signature event for Uniting Voices' efforts of bringing world-class musical education to children in the city at little to no cost.
Music with a message: That's what brought together thousands of children at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park as part of the annual "Paint the Town Red" concert Thursday.
Their harmony is all thanks to one organization in particular that's using music to change lives.
Millennium Park was a sea of red on Thursday, as this year's Uniting Voices "Paint the Town Red" event kicked off the park's summer concert series in a big way, with thousands of young people singing their hearts out downtown.
"You have to be the light. You have to be the light for yourself, and the choir is not just a choir, but we're movement, and were moving people through music," said Disney II Magnet School junior Isis Clark. "This is like my year, and so I'm very excited."READ MORE
“Paint the Town Red is a showcase of Chicago’s youth and what they can achieve when they come together,” said Josephine Lee, who heads up Uniting Voices and will be directing her troops on stage. “All year long we are raising global leaders through music, instilling in them a curiosity for the world and an appreciation for other cultures. Paint the Town Red is the culmination of that work with a celebration that shows the best side of our city’s youth.”