WE ARE CELEBRATING OUR 80TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON!
Songs of Peace
Sing, Share, Inspire!
Find out why this organization has been thriving for eight decades — join us as we celebrate!
Music of Peace
Sunday, November 22, 2015, 3 p.m.
Glenview Community Church
1000 Elm Street, Glenview, IL
Sunday, April 3, 2016, 3 p.m.
This exciting exchange of musical and cultural traditions features special guests from Japan, the Kyoto Concert Choir with Director Tetsuo Hashio, and Director Gary Geiger and the Evanston Children’s Choir. The concert includes music in a variety of different languages: Robert Evan’s “Shalom – A Reason for Peace,” Oscar Peterson’s stirring “Hymn to Freedom,” and many others.
Regina Dominican High School
701 Locust Road, Wilmette, IL
Requiem for Peace by Larry Nickel
Saturday, May 14, 2016, 8 p.m.
This Chicago premiere performance of Larry Nickel’s stunning Requiem for Peace features full orchestra and soloists. Performances world-wide are garnering rave reviews. Exciting and dynamic music accompanies the poetry of war-torn nations from around the world, combining in a powerful and transcendent work calling for reconciliation. The composer joins us for a preconcert talk.
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
In addition to the concerts described above, we have planned events involving schools, community organizations, and peace groups. In the fall we’ll hold an 80th anniversary party for members, alumni, family, and friends, and in the spring Northwestern's Block Museum will host our exciting benefit. Follow us here or on Facebook for more details of how you can get involved!
See Concerts/Current Season for more information.