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For more than four decades the William Ferris Chorale has occupied a special niche in the Chicago area's rich choral music scene. Paul French has infused the Chorale with new vitality, new vision, new purpose. -- John Von Rhein, Chicago Tribune

William Ferris Chorale

1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773-508-2940


John Vorrasi
Artistic & Executive Director

Paul French
Music Director

Managing Director

Jerry Privasky
President – Board of Directors



Please contact the Executive Director

Press Inquiries

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Artist Representation

To book the Ferris Chorale for performance or
recording engagements contact the Artistic Director.
The Singers 2013 - 2014


Tracie Davis
Carling Fitzsimmons
Henriet Fourie
Carey Goldenberg
Bethany Hamilton
Adriana Kopecka
Lisa Rogers Lee
Karen Nussbaum
Katy Taylor
Kelsey Williams
Kathryn LaMear


Lauren Auge
Sammi Block
Brenna Boncosky
Diane Bryks
Tamara Ghattas
Julia Hardin
Sheetal Heinert
Orna Orania
Katie Pacyna
Sarah Ponder
Liz Vasiljevic


Charles Cooney
Jeremiah Davis
Brian Hoffman
Wain Parham
Frank Villela
Patrick Willaert
Rob Cunningham
Micah Dingler
Chris Wolverton


Nathan Glocke
Jerry Privasky
Anslem Soyring
Sam Thompson
Vince Wallace
Eric Wallbruch
Brent Weiland
Davin Youngs
Andy Zapata

Thomas Weisflog


University Names Chorale Artist-in-Residence

Loyola University Chicago logoThe William Ferris Chorale has been named Artist-in-Residence at Loyola University Chicago. We are proud to be a part of the Loyola family!

Latest Recording

American Choral PremieresAmerican Choral Premieres
Sacred and spiritual works by nine contemporary composers including Paul French, Alan Hovhaness, Paul Nicholson, William Ferris and George Rochberg. Buy CD and more info button