Season 1: Episode 12

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The Chicago Children’s Choir, under their dynamic director Josephine Lee, offers stirring renditions of the spiritual “Elijah Rock” and the South African spiritual “Lizela.” Drew Peterson, a 12-year-old pianist and aspiring conductor from Oradell, New Jersey, performs Chopin’s “Grande Valse,” and takes on host Christopher O’Riley in a left-handed “Name that Tune” challenge.

Performer Bios

Drew Peterson Drew Peterson

Drew Peterson (piano), 12, was recently featured in a performance of Mozart and Me with the Westchester Philharmonic. A resident of Orodell, NJ and an eighth grader at Dwight-Englewood School, Drew can often be found in the library of the...

Chicago Children's Choir Chicago Children's Choir

Chicago Children’s Choir (Josephine Lee, artistic director), founded in 1956, is a multiracial, multicultural choral music education organization, making a difference in the lives of children and youth through musical excellence. Composed of nearly 3,000 singers, ages eight through eighteen,...

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