Upcoming Music Events
Redhot & Blue of Yale University to Perform an A Cappella Concert
Redhot & Blue, Yale University's oldest co-educational a cappella group, will perform Jazz A Cappella on the North Shore while on winter tour. Catherine Jameson of Wilmette is a member of the group.
Sunday, January 4
Trinity United Methodist Church
1024 Lake Avenue, Wilmette
Suggested Donation: $10 Adults, $5 youth; children under 6 are free
Canzonetta Youth String Chamber Orchestra
Hilel Kagan, Conductor and Artistic Director
Helia Schramm, Artistic Director
Winter Concert: Tuesday, Jan. 13 @ 7:00 pm (free admission)
Wilmette Community Recreation Center Auditorium
3000 Glenview Rd., Wilmette (corner of Skokie Blvd. and Glenview Rd.)
Wilmette Public Library Auditorium
1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette
The Lakeside Flutes in Concert
Sunday, Jan. 25, 2:00-4:30 pm
The Lakeside Flutes is an ensemble of talented musicians from throughout the Chicago area. Founded in 1987 by a group of flute enthusiasts, the group works to introduce the public to a wide variety of flute literature and to the unique sound of ensemble playing in a flute choir. Classical, pop, jazz, and contemporary styles will be featured. Light refreshments will be served.
Steve Justman Presents 'The Music and Influence of Pete Seeger'
Friday, Jan. 30, 7:00-9:00 pm
Celebrate and remember the man who sang songs that millions learned, and learned from. Pete Seeger taught America how to sing together as one and spread the songs he created and those learned from others for all to enjoy. Featuring banjo and guitar, Wilmette local Steve Justman, his program will feature many Seeger favorites that have become part of the American folk song legacy. Featured favorites include 'This Land is Your Land', 'Kisses Sweeter Than Wine', and 'Where Have All the Flowers Gone'.
Saturday, Jan. 31, 11:00-11:45 am, Auditorium, All ages
Get a kick-start on February's African-American History Month with this explosive demonstration of drumming, dance, and acrobatics. Free ticket required. Tickets are available in Youth Services Department on day of program on first-come, first-served basis. Limit 8 tickets/family.
Sensory-Friendly Performance: 12:30-1:00 pm
Registration required. Intended for children ages 3-18, with special needs and their families. Sign up starts Sat., Jan. 17 for Wilmette and Kenilworth residents; Sat., Jan. 24 for non-residents.
Stories Wrapped in String: The Emotions Edition
Saturday, January 31, 9:30-10:15 am
William Harris Lee & Co.
1138 Central Avenue, Wilmette
A monthly musical story series at William Harris Lee & Company's shop in downtown Wilmette continues with three award winning tales about childhood emotions:
'Sometimes I'm Bombaloo' by Rachel Valie, illustrated by Yumi Heo
'Mama Do You Love Me' by Barbara M. Joose, illustrated by Barbara Lavalle
'No, David!' written and illustrated by David Shannon
Storyteller: Deirdre Harrison
Contrabass: Albert Wildeman
Percussion and sound foley: Kg Price
Stories with composed and improvised music will be followed by a tour to the luthier workshop and snacks. Hot coffee and tea will also be served for the grown ups!
Free and open to all ages!
upcoming Wilmette event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1049285325097199/