Musical groups join forces for Crusader Clinic

The Northern Illinois Masterworks Chorus, Rock Valley College Concert Choir, Rock Valley Chamber Singers and Women’s Choir are joined by Kantorei in a joint concert to benefit Rockford’s Crusader Clinic at 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 3.

The concert will be at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 3300 Rural St., Rockford, and will include individual performances by all ensembles. The event will culminate with 160 voices uniting to perform the Illinois premiere of Vaughan Williams’ Song of Thanksgiving.

Special guests include Cathy Herdemann, soprano, and Guy Stevens (the voice of WNIJ) as narrator.

A free-will offering will be collected to benefit Crusader Clinic. This event is a part of the Rock Valley College Music Department’s semi-annual benefit music concerts for community organizations.

From the Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2006, issue

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