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Black History Month Concert Series

February 14, 2018 @ 10:45 am

More than 4,000 In-School singers and the world-renowned Voice of Chicago perform at Symphony Center for our Black History Month Concert Series, presented by Target.

Performances take place at the following dates and times:

February 14, 15 & 16, 2018 at 10:45am.

Seating is limited for Black History Month Concert Series. We will accommodate patrons on a first come, first served basis as space is available. To attend please enter Symphony Center through the Michigan Avenue lobby and check in with our staff at the CCC table. From there you will be directed to your seat based on availability. We will begin accommodating patrons at 10:00am.

Concert Program – feb 14

Combined Choirs

Lift Every Voice and Sing


Schools: Great Lakes, Legacy, Tilton
Conductor: Elisabeth Van Schoonhoven

I Wish I Knew How it Would Feel to be Free

Schools: Gresham, Harvard, Kershaw, Mays, Oglesby
Conductor: Lonnie Norwood

Able (Yes We Can)

Schools: Lee, Mireles, Montessori School of Englewood, Perez, South Shore
Conductor: Miriam Cowen

1 2 3 Victory (Rise Up)

Schools: Edison, Green, Hibbard, Kellogg
Conductor: Meaghan Carroll

Jump – as performed by Cynthia Erivo

Combined Choirs

Abraham, Martin and John

Schools: Bright, Gale, Hampton, Morrill
Conductor: Roland Hatcher

I Know Where I’ve Been

Combined Choirs

Believe in Love

Schools: Langford, Murray, Ray, Shoesmith, Woodlawn
Conductor: Stephanie Gregoire

Black Butterfly

Combined Choirs

Precious Lord, Take My Hand

Peace – as performed by New Direction

Schools: Lavizzo, Nettelhorst, Prescott
Conductor: Evan Bruno

Move On Up

Combined Choirs

We Shall Overcome



February 14, 2018
10:45 am
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Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave.
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