KSO’s Holiday Pops Concert: “Winter Wonderland”

NIU Music Building 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL

Celebrate the holiday season with the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra! Friday, December 9, 2022, at 7:00 p.m.Sunday, December 11, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.This program will include seasonal popular music such as these:Nutcracker Suite, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)March of the Toys from “Babes in Toyland,” Victor Herbert (1859-1924)Christmas Sing-along

KSO’s Free Halloween Concert

NIU Music Building 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL

No ticket is needed for these free concerts! Celebrate Halloween with live music from the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra! Wear your costume; appropriate for all ages. Trick-or-treating will be offered AFTER the 5:30 p.m. concert only, as audience members are leaving the NIU Music Building.Two concert times: 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

A Book, A Page, A World: The Artistic Journey of Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome

NIU Music Building 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL

Collaborators in life and work, Lesa and James share their early beginnings as author and illustrator, the creative process from idea to revision, and how they navigate the business and art of writing and illustrating books for children.James Ransome has been named by the Children’s Book Council as one of 75 authors and illustrators everyone […]

Seven Ages of Man — An Avalon String Quartet Commission

NIU Music Building 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL

"All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts begin seven ages." Thus begins one of Shakespeare's most famous speeches, spoken by the misanthropic Jacques in the comic masterpiece, As You Like It. It […]