PARK RIDGE, IL, November 7, 2013 – The Northwest Choral Society (“NWCS”), under the direction of artistic director Alan Wellman, will present its first concert of the season, entitled “Joy to the World!”, on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in River Forest, IL, and Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at First Congregational United Church of Christ in De Plaines, IL.
PARK RIDGE, IL, March 14, 2014 – The Northwest Choral Society (“NWCS”), under the direction of artistic director Alan Wellman, will present “Crowning Jewels – Music of Britain’s Choral Revival” on Sunday, May 10, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Grace Episcopal Church in Oak Park.
Gala Benefit Concert to Honor John H. Melcher
In a rare opportunity for the Northwest Choral Society and its loyal audience, a special benefit performance by members of the tour choir of the famed Chicago Master Singers will take place on Sunday, June 27th in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The choir, under the direction of Alan Heatherington, will tour Germany shortly following the performance, which will include works by Brahms, Bruckner, Biebl, Paulus, Lauridsen and Berger. The concert is honoring the legacy of Maestro John H. Melcher, NWCS director for over 30 years, who passed away on June 27, 2009. All proceeds will benefit the John H. Melcher Memorial Fund.