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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
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
Schools: Lavizzo, CICS-Prairie, Tonti
Conductor: Amanda Wolff
Stompin’ at the Savoy
Voice of Chicago
You’re All I Need to Get By
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
We Shall Overcome