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Hyde Park Neighborhood Choir Community Concert


May 7, 2024


7:00 PM


Logan Center for the Arts (915 E. 60th St.)

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Add to Calendar 5/7/2024 7:00 PM America/Chicago Hyde Park Neighborhood Choir Community Concert This seasonal showcase will bring to life the sounds of Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood through a concert featuring original music, exciting choreography and multimedia presentations. Logan Center for the Arts (915 E. 60th St.)


This seasonal showcase will bring to life the sounds of Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood through a concert featuring original music, exciting choreography and multimedia presentations.

Learn more about the Hyde Park Neighborhood Choir.


Tickets are $10* per person, available for purchase at the concert. All seating is general admission. Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime.

*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.

guest artist

Trey Baker

Trey Baker is a twice-Emmy nominated storyteller and award-winning spoken word artist. As an artist, Trey performs around the country and internationally while having the opportunity to lead creative design and storytelling campaigns for brands such as Jordan, Nike, Chicago Bulls, WNBA, NBC Universal and more. Trey has performed for and been awarded by President Obama for his youth activism and leadership in storytelling. He also serves as the Special Advisor to the Obama Foundation’s My Brother’s Keeper Alliance.

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Concert Program

Use this text-only program to access translations using your web browser.

Hyde Park Community Concert

Tuesday, May 7 2024

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts


Magdalena Delgado, Hyde Park Neighborhood Choir, Bret Harte Math & Science Magnet Cluster School Choir, Kozminski Community Academy Choir, Murray Language Academy Choir, Beulah Shoesmith Elementary School Choir

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
May 23 | Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park
Paint the Town Red brings together 3,000+ singers from across Chicago and every level of our programs in this free event, our largest of the year. Learn more about this and other exciting events at

Feel Inspired?
We have a spot for you!
Registration is now open for students in grade one and up to start in our programs for the 2024-25 program year! Learn more about Uniting Voices Chicago and our sliding scale tuition at

Concert Program

It Don’t Mean a Thing
Duke Ellington; arr. Bailey Haynes; choreography by Farlanda Buchannon

Jubilate Deo
Michael Praetorius

Mò Li Hua
Trad. Chinese folk song; arr. Jill Gallina

Sir Duke
Stevie Wonder

Step it Down
Trad. Gullah Ring Play; arr. Lonnie Norwood

Paruparong Bukid
Trad. Tagalog folk song; arr. Martin Ellis & Henry Leck

Jesu ke yena
Sotho church song; arr. Matlakala Bopape

Sto mi e milo
Trad. Macedonian song; arr. Daniel Hughes

Love Theory
Kirk Franklin; arr. Bailey Haynes; choreography by Bailey Haynes

How to Get to Free
Trey Baker

Trey Baker

Ain’t gonna let nobody turn me ‘round
Civil Rights Movement song; arr. Mollie Stone

We Are
W. Mitchell Owens III

Leyla Adelman
Dallas Claggette
Micaela Correa
Lucy Doughty
Jahcilyn Fulton
Lilah Glogower
Zahara Granger
Mars Hall
Laura Hieronymus
Isabel James-Downie
Madeline Laurence
Emilie Liu
Satya Logan
Leah Papczun
Sumana Paranjape
Lashawn Pritchett
Nyan Raiji
Jonas Rennert-May
Elliott Ridgway
Kainoah Rutledge
Riley Sams
Natalie Schmitz
Ava Sherman
Eleanor Shirrell
Cameron Stieber
Olivia Warren
Ray Weitzman
Vespasia Wells
Yiran Xiong

Marta Allesina
Gaia Ansah
Aya Burns
Samika Dangi
Cadence Dorsey
Mayumi Felder
Jahlani Fulton
Livia Harrison-Smit
ChiNasa Jones
Willa Ludwig
Addison McClain
Ciara Nebot Heelan
Charissa Nieh
Lena Nixon
Cedelle Owusu
Lena Rappaport
Avi Ruby
Celia Talbott
Avery Veldman
Kyndal Whitmore

Success Abiola-Fagba
Morgan Boyd-Shields
Isis Culbert
Vera Cyrenne
Christian Davis
Jaylah Fulton
Reed Francez
Victoria Gonzalez
Sophia Hieronymus
Esther Jen
Morgan Robinson
Helena Smith-Donald
Katelynn Walters

Piano - Chieko Garling, Joaquin Garcia
Bass - Tim Sessier
Drums - Mitchell Owens
Guitar - Dave Hiltebrand
Trumpet - Millie Ahearn
Saxophone & Flute - Kyle Madsen

The Hyde Park Neighborhood Choir Program is supported, in part, by the following:


Crown Family Philanthropies

Green Bay Packers

Lloyd A. Fry Foundation

National Endowment for the Arts

Peoples Gas Community Fund

Charles and M.R. Shapiro Foundation

Special Thanks

First Unitarian Church of Chicago
Michael Knowles
Adam O’Dell
John Rice

Bret Harte Math & Science Magnet Cluster School
Charles Bright, Principal

Kozminski Community Academy
Bernadette Glove, Principal
Kapria Robinson, Assistant Principal

Murray Language Academy
Harrison Baker, Principal
Cicely Perry, Liaison

Beulah Shoesmith Elementary School
Kai Murray, Principal
Yolanda Anderson, Liaison