Heart of Illinois Chorus, In Residence at ICC, Offers Free Vocal Lessons

The Heart of Illinois Chorus, in residence at Illinois Central College, presents three free “girls’ night out” vocal lessons July 11, 18 and 25, from 7 to 9:30 pm in the ICC Performing Arts Center, located on the East Peoria Campus.

Area females who are interested in singing and learning more about the four-part barbershop style of harmony are invited to participate. Advance registration is not required. Participants are encouraged to attend all three sessions but may attend as many as they can.

The Heart of Illinois Chorus was founded in 1982 and is a member of Sweet Adelines International, a worldwide non-profit organization dedicated to women’s a cappella, four-part harmony arranged in a the barbershop style. The group has won regional championships four times, earning the right to compete internationally those four years.

For more information about this event or the organization, contact the Heart of Illinois Chorus through its web site,

The Heart of Illinois Chorus is supported as an in-residence ensemble by the Arts at ICC, which has a rich history of enhancing the arts community and expanding education beyond the classroom. Arts at ICC presents more than 500 exhibits, performances, lectures, rehearsals, meetings, master classes, clinics, seminars, receptions, orientations, forums, auditions and tournaments annually.