Announcements

Open Mic Workshop and Master Class

If your singer would like a little extra assistance getting ready for open mic night, sign them up for our workshop on Saturday, October 1st from 10AM – noon at First United Church.  The workshop will be led by Ms. Wilberg and Ms. Kelly with Ms. Erickson accompanying. Basics of singing into a microphone will be covered. Singers will have the opportunity to perform their numbers and get conductor and peer feedback. The workshop costs $25 and is open to ALL ensembles. Please register online by clicking this link https://goo.gl/forms/NnEIglVukjyjriVf2


Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker Sign-up

Pro Musica’s Harmonia and Canterini Ensembles perform in the Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker at Auditorium Theater every season. It is an honor to be invited back year after year to be part of this iconic holiday experience. It will be one of the most amazing performance experiences your singers will have and all our singers from…

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Mark your calendar for October 22nd: Retreat and Open Mic Night

October 22nd begins with a daytime retreat at First United Church for all our singers and culminates in an amazing new fundraiser this year – an Open Mic Night at Connolly’s Public House in Oak Park for singers, their families and friends.  Here is the general schedule:     10AM:      Canterini and Harmonia arrive…

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Help Your Child Succeed in School, Life, Work.

Not everyone may be able to play a violin, dance a tango, or act in a Shakespeare drama, but most everyone can carry a tune! From learning ABC’s, to wishing someone a happy birthday, to humming a favorite Disney soundtrack, it doesn’t require expensive equipment. With training, very quickly singing can be done extremely well, which builds self-confidence. And singing is something that can be done throughout a lifetime.

Arts education prepares students for success in school and in life,, and choral singing is an integral part of arts education. There is plenty of evidence that singing in a choir helps students succeed in school, work, and life.

Study after study state that children who sing in choruses get significantly better grades; are better team players; have more advanced social skills; and achieve valuable life skills such as increased memory, creative problem-solving techniques, and good homework habits. (Research and statements from the US Department of Education, NEA, Chorus America, Arts Education Partnership and others.)

Celebrating our Past. Building our Future.