Cantores Community Choir is a non-profit (509 a) choral organization open to anyone High School and older who enjoys singing and wants to learn more about music and perform a wide range of musical styles and genres. Education and community outreach are our two primary goals.

If you enjoy singing and want to expand your musical experiences in a very welcoming environment, please fill out a membership form today.

Audition is not required!

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"In Pursuit of Awesomeness" Youth Choral Camp Summer 2018        (dates will be announced in January 2018)

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"In Pursuit of Awesomeness" summer choir camp is dedicated to providing eight grades and high school students with the opportunity to have an excellent week-long, concentrated choral music experience. The program is designed to challenge and enrich the student with inspiring rehearsal and the teaching of various techniques to achieve their most potential in their participation as singers in the setup of a choral ensemble. Enabling them to expand their musical knowdledge and creating an inclusive atmosphere of total fun, learning and individual growth. 

Complete the form and registration fee (Check or money order). Print and send to: Cantores Community Choir, P.O. Box 736, Downers Grove, IL 60515



Belford Hernandez / Music Director

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An accomplished director, arranger and composer for vocalist, choral groups and instrumentalist, Belford has performed in many piano recitals as a featured artist in Venezuela, Colombia, Jamaica, Ecuador, Canada and United States. In addition he has served as piano collaborator for professional choir and instrumental ensembles.

He received his Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Adventist University of Colombia and master in Choral Music Education from VanderCook School of Music in Chicago, IL. Currently, Belford is the Music Director at Montini Catholic High School in Lombard, ILL, and Music  Director at Hinsdale United Methodist church. Additionally he is the Jazz piano collaborator for the Illinois Music Educator Association (ILMEA).

Previously, Belford has served as Piano Collaborator and Choir Director at Downers Grove South High School, Piano Collaborator for Anima Singers of Greater Chicago (formely Glenn Ellyn Children Chorus) and Chapel Choir Director at First United Methodist Church.

 See Curriculum Vitae 

Matthew Loeb/ Piano Collaborator


Don Dunham/ Administrator





Sounds of the Season 2017

Saturday December 16 / Sunday December 17

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