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Sunday, December 10, 2017, 4:00 PM

Raue Center for the Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake
$18/$15 at the Raue Box Office
(815) 356-9212
 
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Community and chorus join their voices in harmony with Handel’s great masterwork.  It is presented with a 25-piece orchestra, excellent soloists and projections of beautiful calligraphy by Timothy Botts.  The McHenry County College Chorus will supplement the on-stage choir.  This is one of our area’s most meaningful holiday traditions.  Let the Raue resound with the glory of Handel’s music telling the story that reflects the greatest desires of mankind throughout history. 

Our soloists for this concert are (click each name for more):

Clarissa Reis, Soprano

Audrey Johnson, Mezzo-Soprano

Magnus “Wolf” Hillbo, Lyric Tenor

William Powers, Bass-Baritone

12/6/16 Story in the Daily Herald

12/5/16 Story in the Elgin Courier

View a video of the 2009 Sing-Along Messiah

VIH Summer Concert at the Main Beach Band Stage

For the THIRTY-SECOND consecutive yearVoices In Harmony will present two free, out-of-doors concerts on the Band Stage at Main Beach in Crystal Lake.  This concert in 1987 is what made the choir a part of our community.

These concerts are a community favorites. They always present a sampling of the diverse and beautiful music of America.  From folk songs to spirituals, from Stephen Foster to Stephen Sondheim, from William Billings to Randall Thompson, Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein, from Broadway and cinema to the Great American Songbook, VIH has explored our rich musical heritage.  And, of course, there are always the patriotic favorites.

The 2018 Summer Festival Chorus has only SIX rehearsals:

  • Monday, June 4
  • Monday, June 11
  • Monday, June 18
  • Monday, June 25
  • Thursday, June 28
  • Monday, July 2

All rehearsals are 7:30  – 9:30 PM at Bethany Lutheran Church.

There are two concerts:

  • We Are America!
    • Tuesday, July 3 at 7:00 PM
  • Fireworks Concert

You are invited join us for our 2018 Summer Festival Chorus.

Click here for the  MAIL-IN REGISTRATION FORM.

Download the form, then fill it out and send it to the address in the form.  Registrations are accepted up to and including the first rehearsal.  Registering by May 25 will insure that we have music for you at the first rehearsal.

The Easy Way:  Click here to REGISTER ONLINE!

Be A Part of 32 Years of Great Music!

 

Since May, Voices In Harmony and the ensemble, Viva Voce, have had several performances serving community events aside from our concerts at Main Beach.  This outreach is one the the reasons VIH exists.  We are proud to bring LIVE music to our community!

Viva Voce at Blazier Run

On Sunday, May 3, 2015, Viva Voce sang the Star Spangled Banner for the kick-off of the Bob Blazier Run For The Arts.  We were at the Raue Center by 7AM!  This terrific event raises thousands of dollars for the Raue Center. One of our members, Bob Ladner (singing in running shorts and shoes), ran and raised $140.

Viva Voce at MCCD Event 2

Viva Voce performed for the McHenry County Conservation District’s Celebration of Wildflowers & Art on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the Coral Ridge Conservation Area in Marengo.  A beautiful day with a beautiful event!

Viva Voce at Memorial Day Ceremony

Viva Voce participated for the second year in the Crystal Lake Memorial Day Ceremony at Union Cemetery on Monday, May 25, 2015.  We are honored to be a part of this meaningful event honoring our Armed Forces Veterans.

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Members of VIH sang the Star Spangled Banner for the start of the McHenry County Patriot Run on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at McHenry County College.  We had to be there by 7 AM!  This is a great event that raises thousands of dollars for veterans in McHenry County. (Photo Credit: Flash of Glory Photography)

Viva Voce at Faith & Family Day

On Saturday afternoon July 25, 2015, Viva Voce, sang a 45-minute program for Faith and Family Dayan event created by the Marengo-Union Clergy Alliance.  Though it was hot, it was a fun performance!

VIH at MCYSA Tournament

That same evening, Saturday, July 25, 2015, members of VIH sang the Star Spangled Banner at the Opening Ceremony of the MCYSA Summer International Championships.  The ceremony was at Lippold Park.  The tournament has baseball teams representing Puerto Rico, Japan, and the US.  This is our third year at the event.

On Sunday, August 16, 2015, Viva Voce sang a 60-Minute program for the Huntley ArtFest.  We began at 2:00 PM – a hot day, but a great concert!