Warm greetings from the Sound of Illinois chorus.  Are you looking for a musical outlet? As always, we’d love to see you at rehearsal any Tuesday evening at Second Presbyterian church in Bloomington 7:00-9:15 p.m. 


Just stop on by, and hop on the risers with 70-80 friends and get ready to sing!  We’re currently working on music for our annual show. We’ve selected some of our favorite songs from the past 13 years, and have a few new ones as well. 

 Upcoming 2015 Sound of Illinois events you should attend:

Feb. 13-14Singing Valentines.   It’s the season of love.  The Sound of Illinois will send a quartet to your loved one in Central Illinois on Friday or Saturday.  Included in the package is a rose, a card, a gift and two songs.  Make this holiday a special memory.

Feb. 21Illinois District Academy of Harmony at the Parke Hotel in Bloomington.  (Vocal Spectrum, After Hours, Forefront, David Wright, Rich Knight and more.)  You don’t want to miss it.

Feb. 28Annual Show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”  We’ll be bringing back some of our favorite songs from Les Miserables, Beauty and the Beast, the Beatles and more.  Our very own Ray Romano (or a look alike) will be the host.  The music is already sounding great, but it will be better with you on the risers.  If you can’t sing with us . . . at least come to the show – and bring your friends and family.  Stop by the BCPA to get your tickets.  Or you can click on the links below:

Who Wants to be a Millionaire?: 2/28/2015 2:00 PM
Who Wants to be a Millionaire?: 2/28/2015 7:00 PM

 March 3 – First official rehearsal for the Road to Pittsburgh (International Competition July 3, 2015).  We already have the learning tracks to Old Man River and our new contest uptune . . . you’ll love it.

April 19 – Benefit concert for Habitat for Humanity 3 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bloomington, IL.  Ticket price $5.  Help us build a home without lifting a hammer

April 25 – It’s a chorus retreat in Sterling, Rock Falls, IL.  We’ll working on International Contest set during the day and then singing with the Sterling Rock Falls Chapter for their annual show in the evening.  It is definitely one you won’t want to miss.

June 23 – Final rehearsal for Road to Pittsburgh at Second Presbyterian 7:30 p.m.

July 1-5 – International Competition in Pittsburgh, PA

Sept. 25-26 – Illinois District Fall Competition (Bloomington, IL)

Oct. 22 – It’s our 14th Annual Youth In Harmony Festival @ the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts.  The Sound of Illinois and Vermillion Valley Show chorus will host nearly 500 high school singers for a day of harmony and fun.  You won’t want to miss the concert that evening at 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 3 – First rehearsal for the Sounds of Christmas. At Second Presbyterian in Bloomington, IL

Dec. 5Christmas at the Courthouse (Bloomington, IL) – singout

Dec. 12 – Sounds of Christmas 2015 (Bloomington, IL) – singout