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Avalon String Quartet - September

Mendelssohn Presents!

September 16, 2022
7:30 PM

Continuing a tradition spanning more than 10 years of concerts for Mendelssohn, Avalon returns with two programs for MPAC's 138th concert season.

Admission:
$25 At the door / $21 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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Clarinet Quartet

Music Monday

October 3, 2022
5:30 PM

The Rockford Wind Ensemble Clarinet Quartet will present a wide variety of music from baroque, classical and romantic eras to jazz, pop, and rock.

Admission:
$15 At the door / $12 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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Jennifer Woodrum - Clarinet

Mendelssohn Presents!

October 14, 2022

7:30 PM

A rising star in the classical clarinet performance world, Jennifer will present a program featuring African-American composers.

Admission:
$25 At the door / $21 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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Pianorama

Mendelssohn Presents!

November 4, 2022
7:30 PM

Showcasing area pianists in a celebration of our three Steinway grand pianos with solos and ensembles of varying sizes.

Admission:
$25 At the door / $21 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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Beloit Memorial Jazz Orchestra

Sunday Jazz

November 13, 2022
3:00 PM

Don’t miss this award-winning high school ensemble showcasing America’s original art form.

Admission:
$15 At the door / $12 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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Randy Sabien Trio

Mendelssohn Presents!

December 9, 2022
7:30 PM

Originally from Rockford and a Charlotte’s Web favorite, violinist Randy Sabien will collaborate with the Music Academy in Rockford. This concert will be at First Lutheran Church in Rockford.

Admission:
$25 At the door / $21 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
First Lutheran Church
225 S 3rd St, Rockford, IL 61104

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Rockford University Vocal Collective

Music Monday

December 12, 2022
5:30 PM

This select auditioned mixed ensemble performs a wide variety of choral literature, from Renaissance polyphony to jazz and popular music.

Admission:
$15 At the door / $12 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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Evon Sams

Sunday Jazz

January 22, 2023
3:00 PM

Join us for a collection of your favorite jazz standards, arrangements of popular songs, as well as original compositions by Evon.

Admission:
$15 At the door / $12 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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Emily Dirks

Mendelssohn Presents!

February 3, 2023
7:30 PM

Enjoy an evening of soprano Emily Dirks performing arias and art songs, including pieces by American composers Barber and Walker.

Admission:
$25 At the door / $21 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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Syncronia

Music Monday

February 13, 2023
5:30 PM

Duo partners Kathryn Siegel and Marty Hackl present a violin & viola program with an international flair.

Admission:
$15 At the door / $12 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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Mark Baldin

Mendelssohn Presents!

March 3, 2023
7:30 PM

Preeminent area trumpeter and principal of the Rockford Symphony Orchestra, Mark Baldin presents works by Ponchielli and Shostakovich, among lighter fare.

Admission:
$25 At the door / $21 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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Domenic DiCello

Music Monday

March 13, 2023
5:30 PM

A classics-inspired pianist, Mr. Di Cello will present Chopin, Beethoven and a premier of his piano transcription of classical guitar works.

Admission:
$15 At the door / $12 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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The Steel Connection

Sunday Jazz

March 26, 2023
3:00 PM

This jazz quartet elecates the steelpan to new heights. You can hear the steel 'talk'!

Admission:
$15 At the door / $12 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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Josh Jones

Mendelssohn Presents!

April 14, 2023
7:30 PM

Principal percussion with the Kansas City Symphony, Josh Jones performs in solo concert featuring tympani, marimba and other percussion instruments.

Admission:
$25 At the door / $21 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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Carl Cole

Sunday Jazz

April 30, 2023
3:00 PM

Local legend Carl Cole brings us "Jazz & More" to round out Jazz Month.

Admission:
$15 At the door / $12 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

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Avalon String Quartet - May

Mendelssohn Presents!

May 12, 2023
7:30 PM

Continuing a tradition spanning more than 10 years of concerts for Mendelssohn, Avalon returns with two programs for MPAC's 138th concert season.

Admission:
$25 At the door / $21 In Advance / $6 Student

Venue:
MPAC Starr Center
415 North Church Street, Rockford, IL 61103

General Admission

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