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Record #: R2016-463   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 6/22/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 6/22/2016
Title: Congratulations extended to Curie Metropolitan High School Musicality Vocal Ensemble on performance on America's Got Talent
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Burke, Edward M.
Attachments: 1. R2016-463.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL MAYOR
June 22, 2016










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

I transmit herewith a congratulatory resolution regarding the Curie High School Musicality Ensemble.

Your favorable consideration of this resolution will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,



adopted by Qlty GoUHCli
ofthe Qity of Qkicago, Illinois
ALDERMAN EDWARD M. BURKE
^presented by MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL

^Qher&lS > °n June 17' 2016> tne Musicality Vocal Ensemble from Curie Metropolitan High School on Chicago's Southwest Side wowed judges and the entire Country with their inspirational rendition of One Direction's musical hit "Night Changes" on NBC's "America's Got Talent" television show; and

WHEREAS, "America's Got Talent" is a competition that showcases talented performers from around the world. The winner of the competition is decided by audience vote; and

WHEREAS, The Musicality Vocal Ensemble ("Musicality") was created in 2008 by Curie faculty member Michael Gibson in order to provide an artistic outlet for students; and

WHEREAS, Musicality is an elite, audition-based, vocal ensemble whose members rehearse on a school stairwell three hours a day, every day, after school in order to perfect their craft. Participating students must maintain a passing-grade G.P.A. in order to sing in the group; and

WHEREAS, Ruby Andrade, Ephraim Andrewin, Sara Bautista, Norberto Chavez, Violetta Chyc, Michelle Crawhorn, Diana Cruz, Anna Huang, Zindy Macias, Ernesto Martinez, Bertha Montelongo, Ulises Rincon, Axel Sandoval, Victor Valdez, Amanda Villagomez, Reggie Woods, and Philip Xu are the musically gifted students who represented Curie High School on "America's Got Talent"; and

WHEREAS, Their resounding performance, which met with a standing ovation from the audience, is lasting testimony to these students' hard work and perseverance, and has reminded young people everywhere that it is possible, throug...

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