Each Friday of the year at 12:10 p.m., free Noonday concerts take place at Fourth Presbyterian Churchin the Sanctuary or Buchanan Chapel (except when otherwise noted) from September through June and outdoors in the courtyard off Michigan Avenue, by the fountain, in July and August.

Weekday evening and Sunday afternoon concerts are also offered periodically throughout the year.

Tickets are not required for concerts unless otherwise indicated.

To receive the weekly “Music Notes” email about upcoming concerts at Fourth Church, send your email address to music@fourthchurch.org.


Concerts 2014:
Apr | May | Jun

Looking ahead to Christmas 2014


Friday, April 25, 2014
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Paul Carr, organist

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Friday, May 2, 2014
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel

Artistry by Twos and Threes
Cosponsored by the Musicians Club of Women

Friday, May 2, 2014
8:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Apollo Chorus: “The Beatles and Friends”
Tickets available at www.apollochorus.org

Friday, May 9, 2014
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel

Chicago Bronze

Sunday, May 11, 2014
7:00 p.m.

Chicago Chamber Orchestra
$20 suggested donation

Friday, May 16, 2014
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Thomas E. Gouwens, organist
(Associate Organist at Fourth Church)

7:00 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Camerata Chicago Orchestra, conducted by Drostan Hall
Mathias Tacke, violinist
Aurélien Pétillot, violist
Tickets available through Camerata Chicago

Saturday, May 17
7:30 p.m.
Fourth Church Choral Society

Friday, May 23, 2014
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel

Sarah Marsh, cellist

Friday, May 30, 2014
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

John W. W. Sherer, organist
(Organist and Director of Music at Fourth Church)

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Friday, June 6, 2014
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel

Angela Presutti-Korbitz, soprano
Cosponsored by the Musicians Club of Women

Friday, June 13, 2014
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Thomas E. Gouwens, organist
(Associate Organist at Fourth Church)

Friday, June 20, 2014
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel

Natalie Mann, soprano

Friday, June 27, 2014
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church Choir

Monday, June 30, 2014
7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Cathedral Festival Chorus and Orchestra
Requiem for the Living by Dan Forrest
conducted by Hugh Floyd
Tickets available at mcp.us

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Holiday Concerts

The internationally renowned a cappella group Chanticleer and the Fouth Church brass ensemble Tower Brass both perform annual Christmas concerts in the Sanctuary, as do several other groups from across the city.

• “A Chanticleer Christmas”
   Tuesday, December 2, 2014
   Wednesday, December 3, 2014
   7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
   Tickets available through concert cosponsor Symphony Center Presents only:
   www.cso.org |
312.294.3000

• St. Charles Singers
   Friday, December 5, 2014
   7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
   Tickets available through the St. Charles Singers and at the door
   www.stcharlessingers.com|
630.513.5272

• Festival of Advent Lessons and Music
   Sunday, December 14, 2014
   6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
   A cookies-and-hot-cocoa reception hosted in Anderson Hall by
   Women@Fourth Connect follows

• Lakeside Singers
   Friday, December 19, 2014
   8:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary
   Tickets available through Lakeside Singers and at the door
   www.lakesidesingers.com


• Christmas with Tower Brass
   Saturday, December 20, 2014
   5:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary
   Suggested donation will be received at the door

• Christmas Cantata
   Sunday, December 21, 2014
   During 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. worship in the Sanctuary


For more information about concerts at Fourth Presbyterian Church, contact Ryan Loeckel, Coordinator for Worship, Music, and Adult Education (312.640.2570).