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Tuesday Morning Music Schedule

Tue 7 Jun

Tim Sleep

Tim Sleep

Tuesday, June 7
10 - 11 a.m.

Tim Sleep is the Naperville city carillonneur and an instructor for the North American Carillon School. Sleep is serving his second term as president of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America, (GCNA). He began his carillon studies with Wylie Crawford in Naperville and continued with John Gouwens at the Culver Academies in Culver, Indiana.

Tue 14 Jun

Music Institute of Chicago

Tuesday, June 14
10 - 11 a.m.

The Music Institute of Chicago is dedicated to transforming lives through music education. Founded in 1931, the Music Institute has grown to become one of the largest and most respected community music schools in the nation. Each year, the Music Institute’s teachers reach thousands of students of all ages and levels of experience. More than 100 students, including string duos, piano trios, and string quartets and quintets, participate in the MIC chamber music program.

Tue 21 Jun

Bottle Cap Landing

Bottle Cap Landing

Tuesday, June 21
10 - 11 a.m.

Bottle Cap Landing is a duo of two classically trained musicians performing original music. Owen Burton (guitar and vocals) and Ally Perko (vocals) began playing together in high school. Their music encompasses a wide range, from bluegrass settings of Shel Silverstein poems to folk tunes about the hijinks of childhood.

Tue 28 Jun

David Chiriboga & Hugo Salcedo

David Chiriboga & Hugo Salcedo

Tuesday, June 28
10 – 11 a.m.

The David Chiriboga & Hugo Salcedo Spanish Guitar Duo is based in Chicago. Their repertoire is comprised of traditional flamenco and Spanish classical music.

Immediately following the concert, please join us for a tour of the Buehler Enabling Garden, led by Barb Kreski, director of Horticultural Therapy Services.

 

Tue 5 Jul

The Silverwood Duo

The Silverwood Duo

Tuesday, July 5
10 – 11 a.m.

Award-winning concert flutist Kim Fluechaus and international performing guitarist Julie Goldberg blend the fiery, emotive music of Latin and South American composers with the sophisticated counterpoint and lyrical compositions of the Baroque era in a program entitled Baroque, Brazil, and Beyond. They began their duo while pursuing graduate degrees at Northwestern University.

Tue 12 Jul

Wylie Crawford

Wylie Crawford

Tuesday, July 12
10 - 11 a.m.

Wylie Crawford has been the resident carillonneur at the Chicago Botanic Garden since 1986. He is the senior university carillonneur at the University of Chicago, and was the first city carillonneur for the Millennium Carillon in Naperville, Illinois. He is also the president of the World Carillon Federation, a federation of international associations that organizes conferences in countries with a carillon culture.

Tue 19 Jul

Midwest Young Artists

Midwest Young Artists

Tuesday, July 19
10 – 11 a.m.

MYA Conservatory reaches more than 1,000 students from more than 74 cities in the metropolitan Chicago area, with students ranging from grades 2 through 12. The school strives to provide the highest quality music experience for young musicians nationwide. MYA Conservatory students have the opportunity to travel abroad and to perform in major venues throughout Chicago and around the world. Leading the nation in chamber music instruction, MYA Conservatory graduates are accepted at the most selective conservatories, universities, and colleges in the country.

Immediately following the concert, please join us for a tour of the Sensory Garden led by Barb Kreski, director of Horticultural Therapy Services.

Tue 26 Jul

Midwest Young Artists: The Merit Combo

Midwest Young Artists: The Merit Combo

Tuesday, July 26
10 – 11 a.m.

The MYA Merit Combo, founded in 2012 and directed by saxophonist Chris Madsen, consists of the top improvisers in the jazz program at Midwest Young Artists.  Students in the combo are given a tuition break and the opportunity to act as ambassadors for MYA, performing at events public and private all around Chicago.  Merit Combo members write and perform their own pieces and arrangements of jazz standard repertoire. The group has collaborated with jazz luminaries John Clayton, Matt Wilson, and Ingrid Jensen.

Tue 2 Aug

Jim Kendros

Jim Kendros

Tuesday, August 2
10 - 11 a.m.

Jim Kendros is a composer, lecturer, music historian, researcher, and author. He specializes in performing on rare historic string instruments and giving concerts of his original piano music. Jim’s concerts include insightful backgrounds on instruments and on the classical, folk, and original compositions he performs.  Jim is the composer fellow and pre-concert lecturer of the Northbrook Symphony and is the resident music historian and pre-concert lecturer of the Lake Forest Symphony.

Tue 9 Aug Hunter ChaseHunter Chase

Tuesday, August 9
10 - 11 a.m.

Hunter Chase studied the carillon as an undergraduate at the University of Chicago, first under Oliver McDonald and later with Jim Fackenthal. For three years, he served as president of the Guild of Student Carillonneurs at the University of Chicago, a student organization dedicated to instruction and promotion of the carillon. He holds a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Chicago and is currently a graduate student at the University of Illinois-Chicago studying mathematical logic.

Tue 16 Aug

Leah Shoshanah

Tuesday Morning Music

Tuesday, August 16
10 - 11 a.m.

Leah Shoshanah is a folk rock singer-songwriter and guitarist from Chicago. Her music weaves elements of folk, rock, jazz, and soul with poetic storytelling and complex harmonies. When not performing or writing original music, Leah teaches music and yoga to children in Chicago.

Tue 23 Aug

Common Knowledge

Common Knowledge

Tuesday, August 23
10 – 11 a.m.

Common Knowledge is a Chicago-based harp and guitar duo. Harpist Michael Maganuco and guitarist Alex Sokol have created unique and sophisticated musical environments for concerts and private events at venues across Chicago and the North Shore. Their diverse musical style seamlessly blends traditional jazz, Brazilian, classical, and popular contemporary.

Tue 30 Aug

Chicago Bassoon Quartet

Chicago Bassoon Quartet

Tuesday, August 30
10 - 11 a.m.

The Chicago Bassoon Quartet was originally founded in the 1980s by Sue Nigro. The ensemble is comprised of bassoonists Beth Heller, Lynette Pralle, Dianne Ryan, and Sue Nigro—who also plays contrabassoon. Their music library contains more than 100 selections, enabling them to program concerts in a variety of forms, styles, and arrangements.

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