Upcoming Performances

What’s Happening

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. 

Nov.30 ( Tues.) 2021 18:15-20:15 Rehearsal at Lutheran Hillside Village

                                                          open for residents there, not public.

Dec.2 ( Thurs.) 2021 18:30-19:00 Nativity Festival (Free)

Dec.4 ( Sat.) 2021 19:00-20:00 Winter 2021 Concert ($10 per person)

at First Christian Church (6400 North University Street, Peoria, IL 61614.) All ticket proceeds will go to the Youth Music Illinois.

New Singers are welcome

Now available for Spring 2022 audition..

Please Contact to Masako, the Music Director peoriainternationalchoir@gmail.com for more information. 

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)

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