'America's Great Women of Song' Featured at Northwest Choral June 1 Concert

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PARK RIDGE, IL, April 26, 2019 – Question: What do Dolly Parton, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Carole King, Judy Garland and Dionne Warwick all have in common -- besides being women of song and each a recipient of multiple Recording Academy Grammy Awards, as well as immortalized with a brass star (“recording” category) embedded in the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

Answer:  They each wrote and/or recorded a signature song(s)  that will be showcased at Northwest Choral Society’s(“NWCS”) final concert of the 2018-19 season on Saturday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Brook Parish in Northbrook.

Entitled Cherish the Ladies: America’s Great Women of Song, the concert program includes these arrangements, along with songs by nine additional great American ladies of popular music – singers and songwriters from the early days of jazz to contemporary folk, country and pop.  A complimentary discussion of the concert music will be hosted by NWCS Artistic Director Kevin Kelly at 7:00 p.m. prior to the concert.

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2018-2019 Concert (53rd) Season

Save the dates! Join Northwest Choral Society for the last concert of our 2018-19 season—our 53rd! Featuring hit songs by some of America’s great ladies of song,  Contact us by phone at 224-585-3127 to reserve tickets or order them securely online here using your PayPal Account, Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

Summer Concert


Cherish the Ladies: 

America's Great Women of Song





When:  Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Pre-Concert Chat:  7:00 p.m.
Where:  Our Lady of the Brook
3700 Dundee Rd., Northbrook, IL 60062

This delightful and varied program will showcase the signature songs by some of America’s great ladies of popular song—singers and singer-songwriters—from the early days of jazz to contemporary folk, country and pop. Expect songs that became hits for Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Judy Garland, Whitney Huston, Carole King, The Wailin’ Jennys and so many more!

Tickest purchased before Concert day:  Adult - $20.00    Student/Senior - $16.00

Tickets purchased at the door: Adult - $25.00    Student/Senior - $20.00

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