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Black History Month Concert Series

February 27 @ 10:45 am

More than 4,200 In-School singers and the world-renowned Voice of Chicago come together for a dynamic educational program and performance honoring black culture. This year’s concerts feature special guest artist and legendary gospel singer, songwriter and producer Donald Lawrence.

Performances take place at the following dates and times:
February 25, 26 & 27, 2019 at 10:45am.

Click here to watch highlights from our 2018 Black History Month Concert Series.

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 27

Combined Choirs

Lift Every Voice and Sing


Schools: Gresham, Kershaw, Langford, Mays, McDade, South Shore
Conductor: Lonnie Norwood Jr.

Wade in the Water

Schools: Cardenas, Cooper, Greeley, Jungman, Acero-Paz
Conductor: Lisa Roth

Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens

Schools: Catalyst-Circle Rock, Harte, Lewis, Powell, Robinson, Tilton
Conductor: Heather Stewart

John Henry

Schools: Lavizzo, CICS-Prairie, Tonti
Conductor: Amanda Wolff

Stompin’ at the Savoy

Voice of Chicago

You’re All I Need to Get By

Combined Choirs


Schools: Murray, Reavis, Shoesmith, Woodlawn
Conductor: Stephanie Gregoire

If I Could Reach Out (and Help Somebody)

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


Schools: Alphonsus, Jordan, Kellman, New Field, Wildwood
Conductor: Elisabeth Van Schoonhoven

I’ll Be There

Donald Lawrence & Combined Choirs


The Best is Yet to Come

Combined Choirs

We Shall Overcome


February 27
10:45 am
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220 S. Michigan Ave.
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