2001 – 2002

Friday, September 21 at 8:00pm A Benefit Concert

New York Fire Fighters
Disaster Relief Fund

Featuring Chicago-area singers and pianists including members of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, Lyric Opera of Chicago Chorus, Bowen Park Opera, Light Opera Works and Sarasota Opera.

The program will consist of favorites from opera, musical theater and operetta.

All proceeds will be sent to the International Association of Firefighters, who have established The New York Fire Fighters 9-11 Disaster Relief Fund.

100% of the donations from the concert will go directly to the families of fallen New York Fire Fighters and EMS Workers.


October 14th

The Andersonville String Quartet


Lori Ashikawa, Violin
Carmen Llop Kassinger, Violin
Monica Reilly, Viola
Erica Lessie, Cello
Roger Bingaman, Piano


December 9th


The Irving Park Community Children’s Choir
under the direction of William Gordon

The Irving Park Chancel Choir and Guests
“God’s Greatest Gift”
a Cantata by John Dressler
under the direction of Roger L. Bingaman

Audience Sing-Along
Solos by Guest Artists


January 27th

Anna Fermin – Guitar
Andon Davis – Lead guitar
Paul Bivens – Drums
Michael Krayniak – Bass

February 24th

Vienna Waltz Ensemble

Greg Sarchet – bass
Clara Lindner – violin
Carl Johnston – violin

April 28th

98.6 Fahrenheit
Dance Company