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Grand Prize

$300 Gift Certificate for Studio 2015, Woodstock, IL

Dave Schremph (Ticket #0378)


Take Me Out To The Ball Game Basket

Doug James (Ticket #0592)


Spa Basket

Pam Becker (Ticket #2176)


Family Fun Basket

Teena Carroll (Ticket #0306)


Thanks to all who purchased tickets and got in on the fun!

Thanks to Studio 2015 for their generous donation for our Grand Prize.

Thanks to the Crystal Lake Country Club and Cardinal Wine and Liquors for their basket donations.

Thanks to all the wonderful members of VIH for their many significant basket donations.


Make Your Reservation Online

Join Voices In Harmony
and the
Food Shed Co-op

Sunday, November 13, 2016
2:00 ~ 5:00pm 


397 Virginia Street

Crystal Lake, IL

$25 Per Person

Your ticket price includes:

    • Samples of more than 40 quality wines (List of wines offered and order form – Coming Soon)
    • Delicious hors d’oeuvrés from the eclectic 1776 menu
    • And a performance by Viva Voce the a cappella ensemble of VIH!

Tickets on sale at the RAUE Center For The Arts lobby during the November 6 Festival of the Voice, from VIH members, or at the door. 10% of sales from the wine orders will benefit VIH and THE FOOD SHED CO-OP. For more information or to purchase tickets for this event:

Voices in Harmony ~ email: vihchoir87@gmail.com

Click for Wine Tasting Flyer (Coming Soon!)

Click to make your reservation ONLINE





Click to download the 2016 – 2017 Concert SeriesReflections

Singing allows us to reflect on the life within us and between us.  Singing together inspires and transforms.  That renewed spirit will be reflected throughout our life and community. 

Raue Center For The Arts


November 6, 2016, 3PM & 7PM

REFLECTIONS: Festival of the Voice

Sixteen vocal ensembles of all kinds will join VIH in a celebrating the joy of choral music reflecting throughout our community and across all ages. There will be two different concerts, 3PM and 7PM including community, church and school choirs, both youth and adult. This the the fourth time VIH and the Raue Center has hosted the Festival of the Voice.

December 11, 2016, 4PM

REFLECTIONS: Sing-Along Messiah

Community and choir join their voices in harmony reflecting Handel’s great masterwork accompanied by 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.

April 9, 2017, 4PM

REFLECTIONS: 30 Years of Community in Song

VIH reflects on 30 years of music in our community – transforming, inspiring, affirming.  Great music – right here! We will honor those people and businesses who have helped to bring our music to life. Our featured guest musicians is The Winds Off The Lake Woodwind Quintet.  AND – Something you will want to be sure to hear – the WORLD PREMIER of  “Reflections” – a composition for chorus and piano by Tom Vos. 

Come Sing With Us!

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Concert Attire for
Fall, Winter and Spring Concerts (more…)


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.

Patriot Run 2015_039

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!