Bound for Glory - Chicago a cappella

Bound for Glory

Program created by Jonathan Miller / Music Direction by John William Trotter

Let the power, beauty, and dignity of spirituals lift your heart.  Principal Music Director John William Trotter prepares this moving and joyous concert, which includes early choral settings like Burleigh’s “My Lord, What a Morning,” as well as exciting contemporary and genre-stretching works by musical greats like Moses Hogan and Adolphus Hailstork.  Our singers will uplift your spirit at this glorious musical event.

Guest student choirs featured:

February 11: Evanston Township High School Concert Choir
Mary Theresa Reed, director

February 12: Lindblom Math & Science Academy Choir
Casey Fuess, director

February 17: Oak Park River Forest High School Gospel Choir
Latonia Jackson, director

February 19: Lindblom Math & Science Academy Choir
Casey Fuess, director

Performance
Dates

Saturday
February 11, 2017

8:00 PM

Nichols Concert Hall

1490 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

Sunday
February 12, 2017

4:00 PM

Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

Friday
February 17, 2017

8:00 PM

Pilgrim Congregational Church

460 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Sunday
February 19, 2017

4:00 PM

Wentz Concert Hall

171 E. Chicago Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540

Performers

Carl Frank

Bass

Garrett Johannsen

Tenor

Kathryn Kamp

Soprano

Woo Chan (Chaz) Lee

Bass

Cari Plachy

Soprano

Angela Young Smucker

Mezzo-soprano

Emily Price

Mezzo-soprano

Alexia Rivera

Soprano

John William Trotter

Music director

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