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Uniting Voices Chicago Gala strikes a chord, raises $1.5M for music education

Chicago Star Media | October 31, 2023

More than 500 guests gathered to support Uniting Voices Chicago at their Red Jacket Optional gala hosted at The Geraghty on Oct. 14. Uniting Voices’ transformative youth empowerment and music education programs serve thousands of students from every neighborhood in Chicago and beyond. $1.5M was raised to support music programming, offered free of charge to students, in 88 Chicago schools.

Mayor Brandon Johnson opened the evening by reflecting on Uniting Voices’ long history of impactful programming for Chicago youth. The night featured vibrant performances by Uniting Voices members, ages 6-18, including show-stopping renditions of Broadway classics, original music, and songs from around the world. With culinary delights from Boka Catering Group, an open bar, access to a live auction with premium experiences, and an epic afterparty, the evening was a night to remember, all in support of Chicago’s youth!