As a Choir of gifted singers and committed members, Peoria International Choir sings to serve the hearts and souls of audiences wherever they perform. The choir has 2 concerts every year in Spring and Winter.
Our Winter 2019 Concert's theme is A Ceremony of Carols and Our Favorite Songs. All ticket proceeds will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The concert will be held at First Christian Church on December 7th from 7 PM to 9 PM.
Venue Address: 6400 North University Street, Peoria, IL 61614.
Ticket donations can be made here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-ceremony-of-carols-tickets-72242777091
2019 Spring Charity Concert: Second Half
Listen to us sing lullabies and songs of encouragement expressing the unconditional love a Mother has for her child, over the second half of the concert. The songs you will hear are:
Thula, Thula Ngoana (Hush, Hush Child) Traditional Lesotho Lullaby
The Seal Lullaby by Eric Whitacre
Stand By Me Arr. Roger Emerson
Try Everything (from Zootopia) Sia Furler, Erik Hermansen, Mikkel Erikson
Homeward Bound by Jay Althouse (Solo: Renae Baker)
Spring Concert 2017
Enjoy this blues version of Amazing Grace!
Enjoy listening to some of our past performances
2019 Spring Charity Concert: First Half
Peoria International Choir presents their Spring 2019 Concert. The theme was Mother's Love and all ticket proceeds went to the Children's Hospital of Illinois.
Listen to us sing Stabat Mater by Karl Jenkins during the first half of the concert!
Conductor: Masako Johnson; Pianist: Justin Kothenbeutel
1. Cantus lacrimosus (choir)
2. Incantation (Solo: Carmen McCarthy)
3. Vidit Jesum in tormentis (Choir, Violin: George Johnson)
4. Lament (Solo: Carrie Tilly, Oboe: Jessica Li)
7. And the Mother Did Weep (Choir)
9. Are You Lost Out in Darkness? (Choir, Solo: Carmen McCarthy, Carrie Tilly)
10. Ave Verum (Choir, Solo: Carmen McCarthy, Carrie Tilly)
12. Paradisi Gloria (Choir, Dance: Xuan Simon, Percussion: Owen Cox)
Leslie Renken wrote up a beautiful article about our choir on our local newspaper Peoria Journal STAR. Read more here: https://www.pjstar.com/news/20190426/peoria-international-choir-to-perform-stabat-mater-on-may-4
Spring Concert 2017
Heidenroeslein is a love song, originally a poem by the German author and poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, which describes his unrequited love for a woman in his life.
Wǒ ài Nǐ Zhōng Guó
Chinese New Year 2018
Enjoy this beautiful song composed by Zheng Qiufeng to the lyrics of Qu Cong for the film Overseas Compatriots sung by our very own director Masako San!