Chicago Children's Choir

Founded in 1956, the Chicago Children's Choir is musical gift to our city. This active nonprofit organization provides multicultural choral music education, serving over 4,000 children annually through choirs in more than 70 Chicago schools, after-school programs in 9 Chicago neighborhoods, an ensemble for boys with changing voices, and the internationally-acclaimed Voice of Chicago, Chicago Children's Choir.
The choir has received a Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award for the 2008 documentary Songs on the Road to Freedom and has been featured in nationally broadcast television and radio performances, most recently on Oprah's Super Soul Sunday, NBC's Today and the PBS series From the Top: Live from Carnegie Hall. The Chicago Children's Choir gives our city kids the gift of musical education and while also encouraging them to reach for the stars on stage and in school.

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES: Chicago Children's Choir in Concert 

You can catch Chicago Children's Choir in performances across Chicago — in addition to around the globe — often in collaboration with the city's most esteemed cultural institutions, from The Joffrey Ballet to Chicago Symphony Orchestra. 


This season, select CCC singers perform in Lyric Opera of Chicago's production of Alban Berg's 20th-century masterpiece, Wozzeck November 1-21, 2015 at the Civic Opera House. The choir will hit the stage as part of the free Target Community Concert series on November 19, 2015, 7:30pm at the Irish American Heritage Center (4626 N. Knox). The choir will also present a Winter Concert with Sphinx Virtuosi on December 7, 2015, 7:30pm at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph). 



Take a moment to listen to some beautiful recordings of the choir and watch some of their recent performances. You can learn more about the Chicago Children's Choir, view upcoming performances and purchase performance tickets at


Photo credit Chicago Children's Choir