Academy Orchestra Concert

Date: 
March 2, 2019 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Skokie Library, 5215 Oakton Street, Skokie
Contact: 
847.905.1500
Cost: 

Free and open to the public

 

 

Founded in 2006, the Academy is an elite  training center at the Music Institute of Chicago for highly gifted pre-college string players and pianists. The Academy Chamber Orchestra is comprised of violin, viola, cello and bass students who rehearse and perform under the batons of artist faculty member and (nternationally respected conductor, Dr. Roland Vamosand Academy Director Jim Setapen. The orchestra has toured to Turin, Italy and has been featured at Millennium Park, Ganz Hall at Roosevelt University, and at the Music Institute of Chicago’s 81st Gala where the students performed in tribute to CSO Music Director, Maestro Riccardo Muti. Members of the orchestra perform in competitions, festivals and summer programs across the globe.  The Academy presents four orchestra concerts each year.  Some of the works include: Bartok - Divertimento for Strings, Elgar - Serenade for Strings, and Telemann - Sonata a Quattro.

 


2018-2019 ACADEMY CONCERT SEASON 

 

ACADEMY ORCHESTRA CONCERTS

 

Saturday, November 17 • 7:30 PM

Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston

 

Saturday, March 2 - 4 PM

Skokie Library, 5215 Oakton Street, Skokie

 

Sunday, April 28 • 3 PM  SPECIAL CONCERT
at Bach Week Festival featuring Sergei Babayan, piano

Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston

 

Saturday, May 18 • 7:30 PM

Nichols Concert Hall,1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston

 

ACADEMY CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERTS

Saturday, December 1 • 7:30 PM

Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston

 

Saturday, February 16 • 7:30 PM

Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston

 

Friday, April 5 • 7:30 PM

Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston

 

Saturday, May 4 • 7:30 PM

Lake Forest Place, 1100 Pembridge Drive, Lake Forest