Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Fourth Annual SDG Fall Gala

The Cliff Dwellers
200 S Michigan Avenue, 22nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60604 

Featuring the World Premiere of SDG-Commissioned Melodies for Robert, a trio for flute, cello, and piano by Pulitzer-finalist Carter Pann. Click here for more information.

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SDG to Host Free Chicago Bach Project Events

Bach Mass in B Minor score
Bach Mass in B Minor score

SDG Music Foundation announces two free public events in early March to illuminate J. S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor, the featured work at the foundation’s March 11 Chicago Bach Project concert, where Grammy Award-winning conductor John Nelson will lead the Chicago Bach Choir and Orchestra and an all-new cast of world-class soloists.


Psallite CD Launch Event

Psallite CD

On April 9, 2016, SDG Music Foundation will hold a launch event at Grace Lutheran Church in River Forest, Illinois, to celebrate the release of its first Psallite CD. Five choral works from SDG's Psalms Project are included on the CD, recorded by Cor Cantiamo, the touring choral ensemble in residence at Northern Illinois University.


SDG 5-Year Milestones

SDG 5-year milestones

Take a look. We're celebrating the breadth of inspiring music we've been privileged to create and support around the world, between 2011 and 2015. Thank you to all who have helped make these events possible through their dedication and donations.


Highlights of SDG Fall Gala 2015

Psalms score display at SDG 2015 Fall Gala
 Psalms Project scores on display at the SDG Gala

The second Annual SDG Fall Gala on November 21, 2015, at The Cliff Dwellers in Chicago was a very lively and convivial gathering of old and new friends. Despite the day bringing Chicago its snowiest November storm in over 100 years, almost all of our registrants were able to attend!


Giving Tuesday is December 1st!

GivingTuesday logo

This year, on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, SDG is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving.  Last year, more than 30,000 organizations in 68 countries came together to celebrate #GivingTuesday! We invite you to join the movement and give generously. Your gift to SDG will help keep classical sacred music flowing for future generations.