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Black History Month Concert Series

February 16, 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 16

Combined Choirs

Lift Every Voice and Sing


Schools: Belmont-Cragin, New Field, Wildwood
Conductor: Elisabeth Van Schoonhoven

I Wish I Knew How it Would Feel to be Free

Schools: Cooper, N. Davis, Greeley, South Loop
Conductor: Lisa Roth

A Tisket, A Tasket – as performed by Ella Fitzgerald & the Chick Webb Orchestra

Schools: Barnard, Catalyst-Maria, Henderson, St. Philip Neri
Conductor: Lonnie Norwood

Able (Yes We Can)

Schools: Carver, M. Davis, Mt. Vernon, Owen, Sherwood
Conductor: Meaghan Carroll

Jump – as performed by Cynthia Erivo

Combined Choirs

Abraham, Martin and John

Schools: Boone, Homeschool, Rogers
Conductor: Daniel Wallenberg

Hymn to Freedom

Schools: Gunsaulus, Higgins, LaSalle II, McNair, Owens
Conductor: Roland Hatcher

I Know Where I’ve Been

Combined Choirs

Believe in Love

Precious Lord, Take My Hand

Peace – as performed by New Direction

Schools: Brunson, Clark, CJA, Drummond, Lewis, Parker, Paz
Conductor: Keshena Luckett

Finish Strong

Combined Choirs

We Shall Overcome


February 16, 2018
10:45 am
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220 S. Michigan Ave.
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