July 27, 2022
The Soul Children of Chicago is celebrating 40 years as a group this year. Photo provided by Soul Children of Chicago.
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The Soul Children of Chicago began as a school choir in 1981. Founder Walt Whitman was the Minister of Music at St. John De La Salle Church, located at 102nd and King Drive. The church needed a music teacher for St. John De La Salle School. The students in the choir performed at Mass every third Sunday.