Chicago a cappella’s work with high school students has received national recognition. The national service organization Chorus America recently focused on high school choral festivals for the cover story of its magazine, The Voice. Four organizations were presented as outstanding examples: Carnegie Hall, Chanticleer, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, and…Chicago a cappella! The article states, “High school choral festivals engage teens, produce powerful music, and leave a lasting impact.” One student interviewed “says that his festival experiences with high-level professionals showed him ‘music has the power to change lives.’" Read the entire article here.
Chicago a cappella's Youth Choral Festival includes high school students from all over the Chicago area. This year's festival will be held Saturday, November 7, 2015, at the Logan Center for the Arts on the campus of the University of Chicago in Hyde Park. We invite you to join us for the inspiring public concert (5 PM) that caps off the day. If your school is interested in participating, contact Education/Outreach Coordinator Susan Schober.