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Uniting Voices Chicago

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We Are Uniting Voices Chicago

Our legacy deserves a name that honors our story. Chicago Children’s Choir is now Uniting Voices Chicago.

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Uniting Voices Chicago honors the mission and values of its roots as Chicago Children’s Choir, while recognizing the incredible and authentic evolution over its decades-long history.

Kyle Sircus, Uniting Voices Chicago alum (2007)


Our latest original single by Composer-in-Residence W. Mitchell Owens III was written to honor Uniting Voices Chicago’s decades-long impact—and potent, powerful future. This upbeat song aims to bring together voices from all sides of a divided society to sing as one: as people united.

Our Impact*

2,321 singers representing every Chicago zip code

100% high school graduation rate and 100% college acceptance rate

79 schools; 95% CPS

136 choirs

25 Nations

100% of programs subsidized; 70% of students participate for free

*As of December 2022

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school programs across Chicago.

of our after-school program singers come from low-income households.


of the schools with whom we partner serve predominantly students from low-to-moderate income households.

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Building a Harmonious World

Announcing: Uniting Voices Lexington

After decades of requests to bring our program to communities around the country, we're exciting to announce our first program site beyond Chicago: Uniting Voices Lexington. Led by alum Dr. Michael Preacely, Uniting Voices Lexington will be a vocal ensemble for diverse youth ages 12-18 across the city and the wider Bluegrass region. The program will showcase young people as ambassadors of the community and leaders on the global stage.

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We have to show the best versions of ourselves to set an example for everyone else. It makes what we do very meaningful. We’re in a choir singing songs, but we’re also really helping people and leading the world.

Christian (Current Uniting Voices Chicago singer) Meet the Uniting Voices Chicago Family

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