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Chicago Children's Choir

Lincoln Park/DePaul Neighborhood Choir
Chicago Children's Choir

Founded in January 1989, the Lincoln Park/DePaul Neighborhood Choir was the first of ten neighborhood choirs of The Chicago Children’s Choir. Open to students in third through ninth grades, the choir program offers a comprehensive curriculum that emphasizes choral training while building community pride and stewardship in each singer. Repertoire includes a wide variety of excellent choral literature particularly suited to young voices. Students are placed in an appropriate choir group according to their level of maturity and vocal ability. Performance opportunities include The Chicago Children's Choir Neighborhood Holiday Concerts and 'Paint the Town Red.' Past tours have included trips to New Orleans, Baltimore/Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Detroit, and Dallas. Based on evaluations held in May, choir members may be invited to audition for the Chicago Children’s Choir Voice of Chicago.

  • Evan Bruno, Conductor
  • The Winter online curriculum includes:
    One ensemble rehearsal per week via Zoom (1 hour/week) 
    • Four 8-week Arts Enrichment Sessions (1 hour/week) offering singers an opportunity to explore a wide range of topics including music from specific regions of the world, choreography, musicianship and theory
    • One 8-week small group music theory tutoring session (30 minutes/week)
    • One 8-week small group vocal technique session (30 minutes/week)
    • Access to online resources for self-directed learning
    • Participation in virtual choir video productions

New students wishing to join the choir should visit:

Tuition is based on a sliding scale. Please call CeCe Hill, Program Manager for the Chicago Children’s Choir, at 312-849-8300 ext *105 for more information.