Ney Alliey

Venezuelan guitarist, Ney Alliey graduated at 19 years old from the Maracaibo Conservatory of Music “José Luis Paz” with professors Ciro Adarme and Gerardo Soto, followed graduate studies with Maestro Rodrigo Riera at Lisandro Alvarado University and master classes with Alirio Díaz and Luis Zea. Toured his home country as soloist under the aegis of the Venezuelan National Council of Culture (CONAC), as well as performing chamber music. Founder of Ciro Adarme guitar quintet, and worked as guitar faculty at the Maracaibo Conservatory of music for 15 years. Graduated at La Universidad del Zulia in 1996 as physician (M.D.) and in 2007 as Psychiatrist Ney moved to Chicago in 2007 to study psychiatric genetics at the University of Chicago, becoming a research faculty of this institution in 2012. Besides with his scientific duties keeps an agenda of music performances, and in 2017 was awarded with a City of Chicago Individual Artist Program grant.

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Friday – DECEMBER 6
PARKING INFORMATION FOR GRACE LUTHERAN: Street parking is available along Division Street and Bonnie Brae. Read signs carefully — there are some restrictions on weekdays. Evening and weekend parking is available in Concordia University’s parking garage, just south of Grace, and in the spaces marked “Concordia” in the park district lot on the north side of Division Street. To learn more please click here (Link to:

Enter the church either via the entrance on Bonnie Brae or on Division Street.

Saturday – DECEMBER 7
PARKING/CTA INFORMATION FOR ST. JOHN CANTIUS: The church is accessible via the CTA Blue line (Chicago stop.) It is also accessible via two CTA bus routes: Bus 56 on Milwaukee Ave, and Bus 66 on Chicago Ave stop nearby.Street parking is available on Carpenter Street; plus free parking is available in the lot behind the church and the adjacent school (enter lot from Sangamon).  Don’t park in lot across the street. We recommend booking parking in advance at SpotHero (link to:

Sunday  – DECEMBER 8
PARKING/CTA INFORMATION FOR FIRST UNITED  METHODIST CHURCH: The large parking garage directly across from the church (on Church street) is FREE on Sundays (simply take a ticket and insert it at the machine at the exit when you leave.) Free street parking is available on the residential streets surrounding the church. The church is also accessible via the purple L line (Davis stop.)