Paul Freeman: The Global Maestro Remembered

Paul Freeman: The Global Maestro Remembered

Join us as we honor and remember Maestro Paul Freeman through music, special guest speakers and more. This event is free and open to the public and attendees will be invited to remember Paul through participation in our 1,000 Stories Project, contributing to a collaborative artwork made in Paul's memory and embracing the beauty of some of Paul's favorite pieces of music.

Paul Freeman: The Global Maestro Remembered
Community Memorial Event

Saturday, October 17th
@ 11AM-12:30PM

Lund Auditorium
Dominican University

No RSVP is needed for this event. All are welcome!

MPF The Location

Dominican University & Chicago Sinfonietta

In a fitting tribute to Maestro Freeman's legacy as the founder of Chicago Sinfonietta, we are returning to the place where it all began. We will come together at Dominican University, the site of the Sinfonietta's first performances, to reflect on and celebrate Paul's many great accomplishments.

Lund Auditorium
Dominican University
7900 Division St.
River Forest, IL 60305

DIRECTIONS (from downtown)

  • Take I-290 West to Harlem Avenue (Exit 21B) NOTE: This exit is on the LEFT side of the expressway.
  • Turn right (north) on Harlem Avenue to Division
  • Turn left on Division for 8 blocks.
  • Dominican will be on your right.

Onsite parking is ample and free. For complete directions, visit

MPF Joining us in the Celebration

Below is a list of the special guests, speakers and musicians who will join us in celebrating Paul at this event. Please check back frequently for more details as we will continue to update this page.

Special Guests & Speakers:

Lascelles Anderson
Donna Carroll
Maestro Mei-Ann Chen
Michelle Collins
Doug Freeman
Sister Jean Murray
Jim Paglia
Betty Wilkins

Guest Performances by:

Apostolic Church of God Sanctuary Choir
Leon Bates
Jeremy Jordan
Elizabeth Sojourner
Project Inclusion Ensemble