Severson Dells Nature Center
Susan Severson, granddaughter of Harry and Fannie Severson and her husband to play at Severson Dells and you’re invited! Susan Severson and Jean-Paul Barbier are back on Saturday, September 19th from Paris. (NO, not Paris, IL)
Paris Sepia played at the Nature Center a few years ago and blew the capacity crowd away. Their presentation is powerful in that it gives the listeners a musical treat as well as an education about the music of Paris at the turn of the century. It is a unique blend of instruments and voices. With Paris Sepia you learn to know and appreciate French musette, instrumental music as song, at its origins. Their music is homage to the French and Italian musicians and composers who conceived the French waltz (Amelia Poulain, La Mome…) loved all around the world.
Susan Severson and Jean-Paul Barbier have been students of music their entire lives. They have played for diverse structures (cafes, cultural associations, and festivals) in France, Italy, Poland and the United States. They develop a great rapport with their listeners and their music is alive with feeling and enthusiasm.
Pianist Jim Hendricks IN CONCERT!
8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:11 a.m.
Roscoe United Methodist Church; 10816 Main St.; Roscoe, IL
Dr. Hendricks’ arrangements of traditional, Gospel and contemporary Christian music are characterized by unmatched technical ability and passion. Because of the fun, humor, energy, and variety of his performances, people of all ages with diverse tastes in music are sure to enjoy this program. Dr. Hendricks has performed in churches all over the land, including the Crystal Cathedral. He has also been a featured symphonic orchestra soloist and has performed with such greats as the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Dave Brubeck, Della Reese and many others. Come catch the excitement!
RSO Presents; Music That Goes Bump in the Night!
Coronado Theatre Rockford, IL
Enjoy the thrills and chills of your favorite Halloween music-spooky, scary and just plain fun! A Spine-tingling program of classics awairs, as well as music from movies, video games and some surprises. Come dresses as your favorite zombie, Star Wars character or video game hero!
Ticket prices are $22-58. Student tickets are available for $7.