SPECIAL MEMBER ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCEMENTS

MIDWEST YOUNG ARTISTS CONSERVATORY

25th SEASON CELEBRATION & ALUMNI CONCERT

AT CHICAGO SYMPHONY CENTER

Join MYA Conservatory in our once-in-a-lifetime 25th Anniversary Season Celebration & Alumni Concert!
Current and past MYAC orchestra, jazz and choral musicians will come together to pack the stage at the Chicago Symphony Center on Friday, December 29th at 6PM, performing fan-favorite masterpieces by Basie, Beethoven, Bernstein, Croce, Mahler, Ravel and Brahms. Celebrate 25 years of Midwest Young Artists Conservatory and support us in our continuing mission of building a home with the power of music to enrich the lives of our students and communities.

Tickets for the event can be purchased through the MYAC website.

 

LAKE FOREST SYMPHONY

CELEBRATES 60th ANNIVERSARY & BOARD MEMBER APPLICATIONS

The Lake Forest Symphony celebrates its 60th anniversary season in 2017-18 with a return to Lake Forest.
The Symphony will have two Masterworks concerts at the Lake Forest Academy in addition to the concerts at the James Lumber Center of The College of Lake County. The Salon Series continues this season in Lake Forest at the Gorton Community Center with performances by Kathy Pirtle, Nicole Cabell, Alyson Cambridge, Vladimir Kulenovic and the Metropolis Oboe Quartet. This season the Lake Forest Symphony also welcomes three new staff members, Executive Director Timothy Corpus, Operations Manager James Setzekorn and Box Office & Patron Services Manager Taylor Scott.

The Lake Forest Symphony is also accepting applications for additional board members. For more information, please contact Executive Director Timothy Corpus, timothy@lakeforestsymphony.org.

 

ROCKFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD

In 2016 the Rockford Symphony Orchestra created the Outstanding Music Educator Award to recognize an outstanding music educator in our community.

Current, full-time educators in Winnebago, Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, and Rock counties who teach music in public or private schools are eligible to be nominated. The award will alternate each year between elementary and secondary teachers.

The award winner, and two honorable mentions, will be announced at the RSO’s annual gala each Spring.  

For more information or to nominate a music educator, visit: www.rockfordsymphony.com/music-educator-award

Nominations are being accepted online now through November 1, 2017.