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 2016
February | March | April | May | June | July


Friday, February 19, 2016
Thomas E. Gouwens, organist
(Associate Organist at Fourth Church)
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Friday, February 26, 2016
John W. W. Sherer, organist
(Organist and Director of Music at Fourth Church)
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Monday, February 29, 2016
Aberdeen University Civic Symphony
7:00 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Chicago Ensemble
7:30 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Tickets available through Chicago Ensemble | 773.558.3448


Friday, March 4, 2016

Susan Lageson Lundholm, soprano
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Cosponsored by the Musicians Club of Women

Friday, March 11, 2016
Charlie Sega, organist
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Friday, March 18, 2016
Andy Nogal, oboist
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel

Friday, March 18, 2016
Organ Dedication Concert
   with John W. W. Sherer, organist
(Organist and Director of Music at Fourth Church)
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Friday, March 25, 2016
No concert due to Good Friday

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Friday, April 1, 2016
Chicago Harp Quartet
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Cosponsored by the Musicians Club of Women

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
The Tallis Scholars
   directed by Peter Phillips
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Tickets available through the Chicago Symphony Orchestra | 312.294.3000

Friday, April 8, 2016
Scott Montgomery, organist
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Saturday, April 9, 2016
Paul Carr, organist
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Chicago Ensemble
7:30 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Tickets available through Chicago Ensemble | 773.558.3448


Friday, April 15, 2016
Choirs of America
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Friday, April 22, 2016
John W. W. Sherer, organist
(Organist and Director of Music at Fourth Church)
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Friday, April 29, 2016
Thomas E. Gouwens, organist
(Associate Organist at Fourth Church)
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

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Friday, May 6, 2016
Janice Larson Razag and Olga Bornovalova, piano duo
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Cosponsored by the Musicians Club of Women

Friday, May 13, 2016
Christopher Henley, organist
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Monday, May 16, 2016
Aaron David Miller, organist
6:00 p.m. dinner at Fourth Church
7:30 p.m. concert in the Sanctuary
Sponsored by the Chicago Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

Friday, May 20, 2016
Boulanger Ensemble
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel

Friday, May 20, 2016
Fourth Church Choral Society with Chicago Chamber Orchestra
   featuring Mozart's Mass in C Minor
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
A $20 donation will be received at the door.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Chicago Ensemble
7:30 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Tickets available through Chicago Ensemble | 773.558.3448


Friday, May 27, 2016
John W. W. Sherer, organist
(Organist and Director of Music at Fourth Church)
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

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Friday, June 3, 2016
Mary-Christine Stingley, flutist
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel
Cosponsored by the Musicians Club of Women

Friday, June 3, 2016
Ken Cowan, organist
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Cosponsored by Michael Quimby

Friday, June 10, 2016
Andrew O'Brien, pianist
12:10 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel

Friday, June 17, 2016
Thomas E. Gouwens, organist
(Associate Organist at Fourth Church)
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Friday, June 24, 2016
Pacific Boychoir Academy
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Monday, June 27, 2016

Requiem for the Living by Dan Forrest
Presented by Manhattan Concert Productions
7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary

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Wednesday, July 28, 2016
Hymn Festival
   led by Michael Burkhardt, organist
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Sponsored by the National Association of Lutheran Musicians


For more information about concerts at Fourth Presbyterian Church, contact John Sherer, Organist and Director of Music (312.981.3592).