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World peace concert in Oak Park September 11
OAK PARK IL - Music & Potlucks, a 501(c)(3) non-profit community organization will
present an outdoor event, “A World Peace Concert” on Saturday, September 11 at 7:00
pm. The socially-distanced event will feature vocal performances by tenor Bradley
Schuller and soprano Christine Steyer, both of Oak Park, and commemorate the 20th
anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
Proceeds from the event will support The Church of Beethoven, a non-Profit
classical music concert series located in the Oak Park area.
“The Church of Beethoven,” said Schuller, who is also the artistic director, “is a
church with no preaching. Just uplifting music, poetry and two-minutes of silence in an
all-too busy world. We’re excited to be partnering with Music & Potlucks for our
The Church was established in Oak Park in 2011 offering Sunday morning classical
music and spoken word performances in a casual setting.
Schuller is a professional operatic tenor and has soloed in over three dozen
productions, with local opera companies and symphonies. He was a member of the
Lyric Opera of Chicago chorus for four seasons and has sung in Italy, Germany and
throughout the United States.
Christine Steyer has distinguished herself as an artist of great versatility. She
received acclaim for her portrayals of the title role in Madame Butterfly and Violetta in
La Traviata. She has sung as a chorister and in several roles in over forty productions at
Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Proceeds from “A World Peace Concert” will support The Church of Beethoven.
Since 2017 Music & Potlucks has been dedicated to nourishing the community by
presenting cultural events in support of neighbors and organizations facing challenging
Advance tickets are recommended. General admission lawn seating is $20. VIP
tickets are $30 and include early access to the venue, prime chair placement and a
Tickets may be purchased at www.musicandpotlucks.org. Upon confirmation ticket-
holders will receive the address to event location. For day of the event tickets please
call 312 451 5101.
To learn more about Bradley Schuller and The Church of Beethoven visit
For information on Christine Steyer, visit her web site at
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