Our Leadership

Midwest Crossroad Chorus Leadership

Midwest Crossroad Chorus thrives because of the energy and style of the people who have stepped up to lead. Here are a few of the people that make our ensemble tick:

     Tori Hicks- Music Director

 

Tori Hicks, a Sweet Adelines Master Director, is a thirty year veteran of the Midwest Crossroad Chorus of Sweet Adelines International Region 3.  She served as assistant director and choreographer for the chorus for her first ten years as a member, but stepped out of the ranks in January of 1997 to become the front-line director, leading the chorus to numerous regional championships and International Competition appearances.  Tori graduated from Lewis University with a degree in Vocal Music; her interest in early childhood education sent her back to school for certification in this field.  Tori has been a pre-school educator for over 20 years and now is the Director of the Our Savior Lutheran Preschool in Joliet, Illinois.  She has blended her two professional interests perfectly!  In addition to directing the Midwest Crossroad Chorus, Tori has sung in numerous accomplished quartets. Stretching her musical talent even further, Tori also directs the Chorale at St. John Lutheran Church in Joliet. Tori, happily married to Daniel for 36 years, has two talented and amazing adult children, Jordan Hicks and Jenelle Lambert (along with their wonderful son-in-law, Jacob). All of their children love making music. Jordan (bassist extraordinaire) loves playing out with his Indy band, The Barefoot Elephants. Jacob is a member of and section leader for the New Tradition Barbershop Chorus while Jenelle sings with the World Champion Melodeers Chorus of SAI and is currently singing lead in the Region 3 Champion Quartet, PRISM! This busy woman has touched the lives of many with her sparkling sense of humor, positive energy and unflagging enthusiasm!

Management Team

Cindy Alsvig - Team Manager

Cindy Slowik - Showmanship Coordinator

Kathy Veasman - Marketing Coordinator

Diane Grace and Nancy Ziech - Membership Coordinators

Annette Pennington - Secretary

Debi Batchelor - Communication Coordinator

Marilyn Glatt - Finance Coordinator

 

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Midwest Crossroad Chorus
Rehearsal: 901 Shorewood Dr., Shorewood, IL 

Visit us: Tuesday nights, 7 - 10 pm

Mail: 15733 W Delaney Rd., Manhattan, IL 60442
Phone/Text: +1 815 603 4405

E-mail: C[email protected]