Simple Gifts


simple gifts concert series
Welcome to the 2017-2018 concert season at Glenview Community Church. With its variety of musical styles and sonorities, Simple Gifts hopes to touch and nourish the souls of all who enter here, creating a celebration through music shared by congregational, community and international artists. Our concerts support local charitable organizations and promote social justice in our world. Join us as we make a difference through music!

Click on a concert below for more details:

Sunday, October 1st 3:00pm Simple Gifts Gala Concert
Saturday, October 21st 7:30pm Sing to Live Community Chorus
Saturday, December 16th 7:00pm A Toy-Ful Celebration
Saturday, February 10th 7:00pm La Caccina
Sunday, March 18th 3:00pm A Concert for Peace
Saturday, April 14th 7:30pm Sing to Live Community Chorus
Sunday, May 20th 3:00pm Organ Walk 7
Sunday, July 1st 3:00pm Glenview Concert Band Lawn Concert

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Simple Gifts Gala Concert

Sunday, October 1st at 3:00pm

Gala Concert

The musicians of GCC open our concert season with sacred and secular music performed by vocal and instrumental soloists, small ensembles, the Chancel Choir and the Joyful Ringers!

A free-will donation will be taken to support the Simple Gifts Concert Series.

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Sing to Live Community Chorus

Saturday, October 21st at 7:30pm

Sing to Live Community Chorus

The Best of the 60s! Get ready to take a trip back to the evolution of Rock. This was a great
decade of music and our concert will bring back many memories!

Gen. Adm: $22 online; $27 at the door
Students: $17 online; $22 at the door
Breast Cancer Survivors: Free
www.singtolive.org

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A Toy-ful Celebration

Saturday, December 16th at 7:00pm

Toys for Tots

Join the newly-formed Toys Choir and the Glenview Concert Band for an unforgettable evening of holiday music and fun. This concert benefits the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves Toys for Tots Program

Free, but please consider bringing a toy (or TOYS) to the concert to donate to the Marines
and help make some child’s Christmas morning a little brighter.

www.toysfortots.org

JOIN THE TOYS CHORUS! If you’re a singer who would like to be a Santa’s Helper and help raise TOYS FOR TOTS, join us in the Glenview Community Toys Chorus! Click here for details.

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La Caccina

Saturday, February 10th 7:00pm

La Caccina

Rising stars on the acappella vocal scene, La Caccina is a Chicago-based women’s vocal ensemble committed to musical excellence across a wide range of styles. La Caccina is dedicated to
exploring the power of the female voice, and contributing new and innovative works
to the often-underrepresented treble canon.

This concert benefits the charities of The Village Treasure House which funds sixteen
organizations that support women and families in crisis.

A free-will offering will be taken and a silent auction of items from the Village Treasure House
will take place in the lobby.

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A Concert for Peace

Sunday, March 18th at 3:00pm

Concert for Peace

Members and friends of GCC will explore the theme of “Peace” through a wide variety of styles and ensembles. Katherine Hughes, Kevin Kizer, Jade Maze, Kent Wehman, Gary Wendt and others
perform in this annual concert favorite!

This concert benefits Hands of Peace - an interfaith organization developing peacebuilding and
leadership skills in Israeli Palestinian and American teens through the power of dialogue
and personal relationships.

A free-will offering will be taken.

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Sing to Live Community Chorus

Saturday, April 14th at 7:30pm

Sing to Live Community Chorus

Sing to Live returns with “A Tribute to the Late Greats!”

Gen. Adm: $22 online; $27 at the door
Students: $17 online; $22 at the door
Breast Cancer Survivors: Free
www.singtolive.org

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Organ Walk 7

Sunday, May 20th 3:00pm

Organ Walk

A walk (or drive) between three Glenview churches, featuring organists Kirstin Synnestvedt (New Church) and Gary Wendt (Glenview Community Church). We will begin at New Church at 3:00 and
conclude around 5:00 at GCC. Check www.gccmusic.com for exact concert route.

All proceeds to benefit Northfield Township Food Pantry.

A free-will offering will be taken.

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Glenview Concert Band Lawn Concert

Sunday, July 1st at 3:00pm

Glenview Concert Band

A community favorite returns with the Glenview Concert Band playing patriotic favorites
on the South Lawn of GCC!

A free-will donation will be taken to support the Simple Gifts Concert Series.

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Stay in Touch!

Sign Up for Simple Gifts Concert Series E-mails:
Email us to receive email notifications of upcoming concerts.
simplegifts@gccucc.org

Find Us on Facebook:
Simple Gifts Concert Series on Facebook.

Contact Us:
Gary Wendt, Minister for Music
847-724-2210, ext. 251


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glenview
community church

http://www.gccucc.org
1000 Elm Street • Glenview, IL 60025
847.724.2210