Preludio Orchestra Concert ~ Spring
May 19, 2018 - 2:00pm
Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston
Free and Open to the Public
A fun and entertaining program from the Music Institute's Community School's Preludio Orchestra. The Preludio Orchestra, formerly the MIC’s Reading Ensemble, is an orchestra for string, woodwind, brass and percussion students, that primarily focuses on developing ensemble techniques, reading skills, intonation and musicianship.
Aaron Kaplan, conductor, cellist, and MIC alumnus, enjoys a multifaceted musical career with his work as a conductor, musical director, cellist, music educator, and arranger. Aaron earned a master’s degree in orchestral conducting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign under the tutelage of Donald Schleicher. He earned his bachelor’s degree in cello performance and bachelor’s degree in music education with high honors also from the University of Illinois. Aaron is currently an orchestra director at Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South High Schools in Northbrook and Glenview, IL where he co-teaches the orchestra classes, writes arrangements for the variety shows, and conducts the annual Glenbrook musical.