Apr
12
Fri
Mainstage Series: David Kalous @ Mendelssohn Hall
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

David Kalhous has gained recognition in Europe and the United States for his elegant musicianship, brilliant pianism, probing intelligence, and engaging programming.  With wide-ranging repertorie spanning three centuries, he is equally at home with music of Scarlatti and Bach, Beethoven and Chopin, and Ligeti and Feldman.

Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door, $6 students

May
11
Sat
Music Academy Closing Activity Concert @ First Lutheran Church
May 11 @ 10:00 am

Music Academy Ensembles perform an All-School Concert, Seniors are recognized.  Ice Cream Social follows.

May
12
Sun
Avalon String Quartet @ Mendelssohn Hall
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Avalon String Quartet returns for their eighth season on the MPAC stage.  They will perform three concerts during our 18/19 season featuring works by MPAC’s namesake, Felix Mendelssohn.  Each Avalon String Quartet performance will feature a pre-concert lecture, which will offer insights into the pieces to be performed.  Lecture begins at 2 PM, concert begins at 3 PM.

Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door, $6 students

May
19
Sun
Jazz at Starr Center: Rockford Jazz Ensemble @ Starr Center
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Rockford’s newest big band will close Mendelssohn’s Jazz at Starr Center Series.  The performance will include a variety of jazz standards and contemporary selections.  They will be joined by a youth jazz band comprised of some of the best young musicians in the area.

Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door, $6 students