Selected Community Events


Music on Main Concert - 20th Century Duo Flute

Oct 15, 2012 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Emerson House, 420 North Main Street, Rockford, IL
Don't miss the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center's next "Music on Main" performance, 20th Century Duo Flute!

Flutists Scott Metlicka and Jean Bishop of the Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra will perform a program of solo and duo flute music. All the pieces are tonal and were composed in the 20th century, yet each piece is distinctly different from the others. This program includes a piece by American composer Dexter Morrill, whose "Stained Glass Concerto" will be featured in the upcoming Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra performance on October 26, 2012. Visit for tickets and more info about that performance!

Program to include:
Conversation of Two Parakeets....Jean Francaix
Fragments for Solo Flute.....Dexter Morrill
Sonatine for Two Flutes.....Paul Hindemith
Night Soliloquy........Kent Kennan
Duos for Flutes......Robert Muczynski

Tickets: $10 for adults and $5 for students. Purchase your tickets online, by phone at 815-964-9713 or at the door of the concert.

Visit for the full "Music on Main" schedule. All programs, performers and prices subject to change.

"Music on Main" is the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center's series of brief and intimate after-work concerts in various genres, held at our historic Emerson House in the heart of Rockford's cultural corridor. Experience beautiful music, mingle with the artists, enjoy complimentary wine and light refreshments, and relax with your friends. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Seating is limited, so arrive early!

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
Beverly Broyles, 815-964-9713