…are working in concert!
Every donation counts toward underwriting our 2021-2022 projects.
- Bellissima Opera’s Tales of Transcendence premieres in April 2021 and 2022
- The 4th conference in Chicago of Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion
- Launching of Black Voices in Cabaret
- SongShop Scholarship Fund for ongoing sessions
Our 2019-2021 Individual Donors
Since coming together as Working In Concert in February 2019, we’ve received more than $44,000 in individual donations and family grants. THANK YOU!
|DONORS of $2000 and more|
Molly & Steven Allscheid
Suzanne Walsh in memory of Jeanne Cusack Walsh
DONORS of $1000-$1999
Dominique Frigo in memory of Jean Martin Bell
DONORS of $500-$999
Barbara J Scott
Ruth Fuerst and Jim Block
Streska Family Foundation (Jerome F Crotty)
DONORS of $200-$499
Marcia and Rick Ashton
Pam & Harlan Berk
Rachel & Dennis Hafemann
Adam Neil Tully and John Farina
Barbara Ann Smith
BC (Bernice) Juettner
Deneen Marie Bryce
Eleanor F. Dein Sharpe
DONORS of $100-$199
South Side Jazz Coalition
Suzanne and Steve Sharer
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 2021/2022. Claudia Hommel and four collaborators received a DCASE Individual Artists Project grant to support the travel expenses to the Cabaret Connexion Tour de France in 2019.
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.
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.