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  • Fees

    Observing the first time is always free. To sing at a single workshop session is $45. Auditing a session is $25. Payments by cash or check (payable to Working In Concert) are forwarded to DePaul University for all Tuesday sessions. A four-session package is $160 and must be used within two months. Financial Aid Request […]

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  • Masterclasses on the road

    Claudia’s approach to singing begins with story and character, using the vocabulary of theater training to build personal connections to song, singer and audience. When Claudia tours, her SongShop masterclasses are available to schools and communities. Claudia and her colleagues work with singers at various levels of performance experience, from ages 12 and up. Here’s […]

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  • SongShop Participants

    Professional, semi-professional and advanced-amateur singers have performed in SongShop concerts over many years, accompanied by an esteemed roster of pianists and featured guests. (Dates reflect first show with SongShop Live.) The playbills for each performance are available at our Performance Archives page.

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  • Performance Archives

  • In memory of Cliff Joseph, artist & activist

    While searching for an image to represent the launching of Black Voices in Cabaret, we are inspired by this painting by Cliff Joseph, African-American artist, activist and art therapist. Cliff was engaged in the world around us until the week of his passing on November 8, 2020, at the age of 98. He loved our […]

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  • Thank you! merci !

    Your donation allows us to do what we promise, and inspires us to do more! A special shout-out to our Encore Ensemble members who donate regularly. Looking forward to seeing you at our next events. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible for US taxpayers, up to $300 per year per person, and […]

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  • Black Voices in Cabaret seeks artist submissions

    Working In Concert has launched a new initiative to take on the much-needed advancement of Black artists in the field of cabaret. By cabaret, we mean the intimate style of performance that connects the singer to their song and their song to the audience in a personal way. We invite cabaret performers, musicians, videographers, and […]

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  • Kenneth Gourlay

    Currently acting as webmaster and online media consultant for Working In Concert, Kenneth Gourlay has provided Internet services for this and related organizations on and off since 1998. Kenneth also provides website development and social media marketing services for Art & Element, an independently owned art studio in Ann Arbor, Michigan. While he loves working […]

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  • Launching an ongoing project of Black Voices in Cabaret

    Encouraged by possible start-up funding from the Healing Illinois campaign (Department of Human Services), Working In Concert is facilitating the creation of a network and ongoing program to highlight Black Voices in Cabaret. African American artists interested in participating, submit program proposals and raise their hands to Make It Happen! Write to [email protected] or call […]

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  • International Women’s Day Concert Extravaganza — A Tribute to Women in the Arts by Women in the Arts

    Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 7pm, Oak Park. Tickets here.

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