Carling FitzSimmons is a conductor and soprano and a native of Oak Park. She received degrees in English and music from Kenyon College. She also is an arts educator at Merit School of Music and serves as artistic director of La Caccina, a professional women’s vocal ensemble that she founded in 2011. La Caccina’s next concert is “Open Book: Reprise” on Saturday, February 10th at Glenview Community Church. Carling is the guest conductor for William Ferris Chorale and she conducted their Christmas performances of “In the Moon of Wintertime.” Their next concert will be May 5th.
NWCS’ search for a new artistic director is in the final phase. Two candidates will direct the chorus for the June 2nd concert. Come see who our new artistic director might be.
Mark your calendar, put it on your phone: Sunday, April 8th at 4:00 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church for “Celestial Songs.” Enjoy an afternoon of beautiful and sublime music by this talented chorus.
PARK RIDGE, IL, April 16, 2016 – Twenty-six members of Northwest Choral Society (“NWCS”) received recognition as a group and for two of its members at the ninth annual Windy City Choral Festival held Saturday, April 16 in Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center. Internationally renowned composer, conductor and lecturer Z. Randall Stroope served as the three-day Festival’s artistic director, rehearsed with the six participating choirs and conducted the finale concert.