…are working in concert!
Every donation counts toward underwriting our 2020-2021 projects.
- SongShop Scholarship Fund for ongoing sessions
- Bellissima Opera’s premieres in April and June 2021 from our Tales of Transcendence
- August 2021 conference in Chicago of Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion
- Launching Black Voices in Cabaret
Our 2019-2020 Individual Donors
In our first 20 months as Working In Concert, we’ve received more than $31,000 in individual donations and family grants. THANK YOU!
|Molly & Steven Allscheid |
Marcia & Rick Ashton
Pam & Harlan Berk
Deneen Marie Bryce
Mary Ann & Don Debruin
Dominique Frigo in memory of Jean Martin Bell
Marcia Engel & Gerald Fuscone
Rachel & Dennis Hafemann
Keith & Susan Huizinga
BC (Bernice) Juettner
Mary Ann Karris
Mary G Kidd
Mardi Gras Fund
Barbara J Scott
David Stephens & Daniel Johnson
Streska Family Foundation (Jerome F Crotty)
Unity Temple Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Barbara Van Eekeren
Suzanne Walsh in memory of Jeanne Cusack Walsh
Gary W Woll
Wrigley Corporation employer match
Mary Catherine Wygonik
Our VIPs donate $35 or more per person at our concerts.
Working In Concert received two grants in 2020 from the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs (DCASE): a CityArts grant to support our operating budget ($3,000) and a Special Projects grant for the Year of Chicago Music in support of the 4th international conference of Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion to be held in Chicago in August 2021.
The Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) has awarded Working In Concert a grant of $3,200.00 from State funds for general operating support for 2020-2021.
Claudia Hommel received a DCASE Individual Artists Project grant to support the travel expenses of five collaborators to the Cabaret Connexion Tour de France in 2019.
We thank the managers and family members of venues who gave us their space on an in-kind basis:
|Cabaret Lapin Agile (Paris)|
Studio Raspail (Paris)
L’Harmattan Publishers (Paris)
Salle Olympe de Gouges (Paris)
Salle Molière at the National Opera house (Montpellier)
Trinque Fougasse O’Nord (Montpellier)
Jean Capy’s Villa des roses (Sète)
Cliff Dwellers Club (Chicago)
|DePaul School of Music (Chicago)|
Ruth Fuerst & Jim Block (Hyde Park, Chicago)
Drew’s on Halsted (Chicago)
Louise Gale (River Forest)
Pam & Harlan Berk (River Forest)
Hunters Restaurant (Elmwood Park)
Lakehouse Restaurant (Lake Bluff)
And we thank the dozens of singers who gave of their time to perform at the many Chicago fundraising concerts. They are listed at our Past Events page.