This seasonal showcase will unite youth from all around Chicago and bring to life the diverse sounds of the city's neighborhoods through a concert featuring original music, exciting choreography and multimedia presentations. It will continue our celebration of this year's 20th anniversary of our partnership with Off The Street Club.
Tickets are $10* per person, available for purchase at the concert. All seating is general admission.
*Uniting Voices Chicago has a pay-what-you-can policy, allowing guests to pay as much or as little as they like per ticket, including requesting free tickets if desired*
Uniting Voices Chicago strives to make music and performance accessible to anyone who wants it. Assistive listening devices are available at the ticketing desk. All public performance areas at Logan Center are equipped to accommodate wheelchair users. To request accommodations, please email info [at] unitingvoiceschicago [dot] org.
Beverly Neighborhood Choir is supported by CIBC. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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Albany Park, Beverly, Off The Street Club and West Town Spring Community Concert
Tuesday, April 25
Roberto Clemente Community Academy (1147 N. Western Ave.)
Alex Bravos, Albany Park Neighborhood Choir
Bailey Haynes (Associate Conductor), Beverly Neighborhood Choir
Monica Perdue, Beverly Neighborhood Choir
Heather Stewart, Garfield Park/Off The Street Club & West Town Neighborhood Choirs
About Uniting Voices Chicago
Founded in 1956 at the dawn of the Civil Rights Movement, Uniting Voices Chicago (formerly Chicago Children’s Choir) empowers and unites youth from diverse backgrounds to find their voice and celebrate their common humanity through the power of music. As a leading non-profit organization, we serve thousands of youth ages 6-18 from every zip code of Chicago through transformative and accessible music education programs and performance opportunities.
After the Show
Paint The Town Red
11am | Pritzker Pavillion
Join us downtown for our largest and most-anticipated event of the year! Singers from all levels of our programs will come together in song alongside dazzling special guests to celebrate the power of music and everything they’ve learned in our programs over the past year.
Paint The Town Red Giving Day
Support this transformative day that brings together the next generation of global leaders in Chicago! Join in the spirit of togetherness as young people from every corner of Chicago harmonize in the heart of the city with a donation to keep these programs accessible to
Abendsegen (Evening Song)
Engelbert Humperdinck; edited by
Bernice Johnson Reagan
Bobby Timmons; lyrics by Jon
ALBANY PARK ALLEGRO
Siko Chorepse Koukli Mou (Opa Nina Nina)
Greek folk song by Stelios Kazantzidis
Quirino Mendoza; arr. Danny Wallenberg & Lisa Arnold
BEVERLY NEIGHBORHOOD CHOIR
Paul Williams & Kenneth L. Ascher; arr. Audrey Snyder
WEST TOWN ALLEGRO
Zizo Jik’ Iziko (Thula
South African freedom medley; arr.
Lonnie Norwood, Jr.
Courage, My Friend
Trad. South African anti-Apartheid
Song; arr. Lonnie Norwood, Jr.
OFF THE STREET CLUB
Ngiculela - Es Una Historia
- I Am Singing
Stevie Wonder; arr. George Cooper
COMBINED PRESTO CHOIRS
Bobby Hebb; arr. Kirby Shaw
COMBINED VIVACE & PRESTO
Trad. railroad work song; arr. Rollo
Jeffrey LaValley; arr. Lonnie Norwood, Jr. & Brandon Lampkin
W. Mitchell Owens III
ALBANY PARK ALLEGRO
ALBANY PARK VIVACE
ALBANY PARK PRESTO
Ella St. John
C O N C E R T P R O G R A M
WEST TOWN ALLEGRO
WEST TOWN VIVACE
WEST TOWN PRESTO
GARFIELD PARK/OFF THE
Hope Arthur (Piano)
Marquis Carter (Drums)
George Cooper (Piano)
Wes Dziedzic (Piano)
Dave Hiltebrand (Guitar)
Tim Seisser (Bass)
This project is supported, in part, by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Support for
Neighborhood Choir programs is provided by Peoples Gas.
Beverly Neighborhood Choir is supported, in part, by CIBC and the Richard L. Duchossois Memorial Foundation.
Bennett Day School
Beverly Arts Center
North Park Covenant Church
Off The Street Club
Arnett Morris, Executive Director, Off The Street Club
Patrice Johnson, Assistant Director, Off The Street Club
Roberto Clemente Community Academy
Thank you to our Program Assistants Gabrielle Green, Aubry Nelson & Kathryn Sherman