Grant Park Chorus

Grant Park Festival Chorus

Conference Host

The 100+ member Grant Park Chorus was formed in 1962 by Thomas Peck, who led the group until his death in 1994. His protégé, Michael Cullen, then led the chorus until 1997, after which a series of guest conductors worked with the ensemble until 2002 when...

Chicago Children’s Choir

Chicago Children’s Choir

Conference Host

Founded as a single choir in Hyde Park at the height of the Civil Rights Movement in 1956, today the Chicago Children’s Choir serves 4,600 youth who represent all 57 Chicago zip codes. Founder Reverend Christopher Moore believed in uniting youth from...

ANIMA

ANIMA-Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus

Now in its 53rd season, ANIMA—Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus enjoys a reputation as one of the leading children and youth choirs in America. The organization’s rich heritage has served as an artistic and educational model across North America for many years while fulfilling its mission to...

Cantate

Cantate

Founded in 1997, Cantate is a mixed chamber choir comprised of both professional and avocational singers whose goal is to explore and present mainly a cappella music from all time periods, cultures and lands. Previous appearances include services and...

Chicago a cappella

Chicago a cappella

Chicago a cappella is a creative enterprise devoted to advancing the art and appreciation of ensemble singing. Founded by Jonathan Miller in 1993, the ensemble is comprised of some of the Chicago area’s most accomplished professional singers. Long recognized for vocal virtuosity and...

Schola Antiqua

Schola Antiqua

Schola Antiqua is a Chicago-based professional early music ensemble, specializing in repertory before the year 1600. An ensemble that executes pre-modern music with “sensitivity and style” (Early Music America), Schola Antiqua takes pride in providing the highest standards of...

St. Charles Singers

St. Charles Singers

St. Charles Singers, founded in 1984, is a cadre of 40 professional musicians under the direction of Maestro Jeff Hunt. Recognized for their sublime interpretation of choral classics, the singers strive for excellence in every performance, sing with passion, and demonstrate a sincere desire to...