Night Out In The Parks

Night Out In The Parks is upon us! Compass Rose will be strolling and playing music from around the world at three different Chicago parks this summer. Please Join us! July 19, Mary Bartelme Park, 6:30pm August 12, Strohacker Park, 5:30pm August 22, Telscer Playlot in Lincoln Park, 6:30pm

Spreading Joy Through Music

Here are some photos and videos of some of our Chicago adventures in 2015! Us entertaining Russian ladies with melodies from Russia at Indian Boundary Park: A Mexican ice cream vendor sings along with us at Indian Boundary Park: Entertaining Mexican families at Loyola Park: Halloween adventures on CTA Public Transit: Performing a Venezuelan song […]

Press Release for Chicago Folklore Ensemble Performances

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oral History Meets World Music in a Fusion of String Quartet and Storyteller Chicago Folklore Ensemble presents the songs and stories collected from Chicago immigrant musicians. September 9, 2015. In an upcoming series of concerts, string quartet and storyteller come together to narrate musical and oral histories of Chicago immigrant musicians. The […]

Chicago Folklore Ensemble Concerts

The Chicago Folklore Ensemble is having its premier performances this Fall! Save the dates, and come hear the music and stories of Chicago immigrants. October 15, 7:30pm, International House at University of Chicago (1414 E 59th St). October 23, 7:30pm, Musical Offering (743 Custer Ave, Evanston, IL). November 8, 12:00pm, City Winery, (1200 W Randolph St). […]