music

Opera singers presenting program celebrating King’s legacy

To celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University is presenting “Lift Every Voice,” a musical celebration, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21.
 
This program will feature soprano Kimberly Jones, tenor Cornelius Johnson and baritone Adrian Dunn with Paul Hamilton on piano.
 

Sons of Serendip perform Stevie Wonder tribute Saturday at GSU

The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University will have you singing in your seats when its presents Sons of Serendip performing “50 Years of Wonder: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13.
 

IPO seeks young musicians as ‘rising stars’

Student musicians are invited to audition for the ninth annual Rising Star Showcase presented by The Friends of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra.
 
Students who are selected as "rising stars" will perform at the showcase on Sunday, April 22, at 4:30 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road, Flossmoor. This will be a ticketed event for adults; all youth are admitted free of charge.
 

Marian High School choir performs Christmas concert

  Nolan Way, a senior from Homewood, takes part
  in "A Christmas Journey," the annual Christmas choir
  concert at Marian Catholic High School. The various
  choirs sang traditional Christmas songs as well as
  carols in Spanish for the Dec. 5 program.  

IPO to perform Holiday Pops Movie Music Spectacular with special guest Singers on Dec. 16

Guest conductor Francesco Milioto will make his third appearance with Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra for the Holiday Pops Movie Music Spectacular matinee concert at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16.

The concert will be at Ozinga Chapel on the Trinity Christian College campus, 6601 W. College Dr., Palos Heights.

IPO maestro shares joy of music with H-F High orchestra

It was a wave of his hand, a lean in for emphasis, verbal cues and repeated “bravos” when Stilian Kirove, the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra maestro, spent time with Homewood-Flossmoor High School Viking Orchestra. Kirov’s work at H-F on Nov. 16 is part of his outreach as the new conductor for the orchestra.

Chatham Choral Ensemble concert is Dec. 16 in Homewood

The Chatham Choral Ensemble will present a concert at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 18850 Riegel Road in Homewood, on Saturday, Dec. 16, as part of a dinner and concert program.
 

H-F High asks community for input on expansion plans

The District 233 school board is hoping to get feedback through Nov. 17 on its survey of proposed plans for additions to Homewood-Flossmoor High School.
 

James Hart School bands fall concert is Tuesday

The James Hart School Bands will present their annual Fall Concert on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. at the school, 18820 Morgan Ave. in Homewood.
 
The performance will feature a varied repertoire for the sixth-grade varsity band and the seventh- and eighth-grade combined symphonic band. 
 

9 Hart musicians selected for festival performance

  District 153 student musicians performing
  at the IMEA District 1 Festival on Saturday are,
  from left, Kaitlyn Bolton-Shannon, band;

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