Music

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Friday Night Jazz:  Multiplicity Jazz Ensemble Concert

Friday, Feb. 1, 7:00-8:00 pm, Auditorium

Multiplicity Jazz Ensemble draws from varied eras and styles of the Great American Songbook to create fresh improvisational interpretations of works by legendary artists.


Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Lyric Opera of Chicago Season Lecture Series

Join Opera Lovers Lecture Corps to learn about the operas in the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s 2018-2019 season.  All lectures are on Wednesdays, 10 am til noon,  in the Auditorium.

Wednesday, Feb. 6: La Traviata by Verdi

Wednesday, Feb. 27: Ariodante by Handel


Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Celebrating African American History

Saturday, Feb. 9, 11:00-11:45 am, Auditorium; All Ages

Join storyteller Gwen Hilary and musician Enoch Williamson for this participatory storytelling program that will include folktales from various parts of Africa, African chants, and stories by renowned African American children’s authors, all infused with African instruments.


Canzonetta Youth String Chamber Orchestra Winter Concert

Hilel Kagan, Conductor and Artistic Director

Helia Schramm, Artistic Director

Tuesday, February 12, 7:00 pm 

Wilmette Park District

Community Recreation Center Auditorium

3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette

Free Admission

The program includes a variety of music, from Handel to Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky. The program also features a 10 year old soloist from Wilmette playing music by Kreisler.


Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Sunday Classical Concert: The Apollo Trio Classical Concert

Sunday, Feb. 17, 2:00-3:00 pm, Auditorium

The Apollo Trio features clarinetist Bernard Parish, bassoonist Andrew Jackson and flutist Scott Metlicka performing standard repertoire written for woodwind trio as well as their own arrangements.


Wilmette Community Band

Winter Concert

Dr. David Fodor, Conductor

Friday, Feb. 22, 7:30-8:30 pm

www.wilmetteband.org

Trinity Lutheran Church 

3637 Golf Rd., Evanston

Program includes:

– Wildcat Valley Fanfare

– At Morning’s First Light

– Undertow

– Lassus Trombone

– Forge Ahead!

– Golden Age of Broadway

– Second Suite in F

– Bonds of Unity


Stories Wrapped in String

Saturday, Feb. 23, 10-11 am

William Harris Lee & Co.
1138 Central Avenue, Wilmette
847-920-9445

www.whlee.com

‘Stories Wrapped in String’ is presented by The Lucky Trikes the fourth Saturday morning each month all year from 10-11 am at William Harris Lee & Company’s shop in downtown Wilmette.

The Lucky Trikes are Deirdre Harrison as story teller and on uke, Kyle Price as composer and on percussion, plus a third special guest on viola, violin, cello or bass each month.  The musical story series features improvised and classical music accompanying award-winning stories and original songs.

Older strings students also make guest appearances.  Visitors can see the luthier shop and try instruments after each session.

Snacks!  Free and open to the public.

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