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Uniting Voices Chicago’s after-school programs create one-of-a-kind experiences that make a lasting impact far beyond the stage.

For 65 years, our world-class instruction has infused the lives of more than 50,000 students with a timeless commitment to the virtues of education, expression and excellence. These programs empower singers at the community and citywide level to expand their horizons and embrace a leading role on the world stage through new music, new friends and a new-found sense of confidence.

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Confidence never sounded so good.

Registration for the 2024-25 program year is open now!

Our after-school programs offer something for everyone. With world-class instruction, sessions with international artists and touring opportunities, the sky is truly the limit. Explore all of our after-school offerings and start your journey today.

The Uniting Voices Experience

Our after-school programs offer something for everyone. Singers will:

  • Learn music from many genres, cultures and languages
  • More deeply understand and represent how music is created across artistic traditions
  • Engage in conversation about the historical and social context of music and its relevance today
  • Feel a sense of pride through high expectations and performance opportunities
  • Build life-long friendships

Explore all of our after-school offerings and start your journey today.

Questions about registration? Please check out our Frequently Asked Questions and How-To Guide.

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Neighborhood Choir Program

Our Neighborhood Choir Program gives singers in 12 communities across Chicago the opportunity to bond over a shared experience. These community-based, after-school programs provide culturally responsive musical instruction to students ages 8-18 at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels, empowering them to embrace their role as creative spirits and active ambassadors for their communities.

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Dimension is a unique ensemble for singers age 12 and up who are beginning the vocal transition into their tenor and baritone range. Singers learn to understand their own voices through ensemble singing, vocal technique, solo opportunities, music theory and sight-reading.

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Voice of Chicago

Voice of Chicago is Uniting Voices Chicago’s most advanced choral ensemble for high-schoolers across the city, maintaining an extensive performance schedule that includes touring and collaborations with Chicago’s finest cultural institutions.

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With locations in Hyde Park and Lincoln Park, the Prelude program provides beginning level vocal instruction and literacy for first and second grade students. Through songs and games, singers will be introduced to foundational musicianship skills.

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“One of the most important things that choir has taught me is to put myself out there. I’ve completely blossomed into a more open version of myself and learned to embrace my inner me and let everyone see me.”

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No Financial Barriers

Accessibility is at the heart of everything we do. That’s why every one of our students receives tuition on a sliding scale, with rates as low as just 50 cents per instruction hour.

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