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Area Events

The Stonegate Brass Quintet in Concert

Sunday, January 28, 2018 4:00 PM

The Stonegate Brass Quintet presents "Amazing Spaces" featuring works of Mahler, Ewazen, Copland and others.

St. John Lutheran Church

505 S. Park Road

La Grange, IL 60525

Free-will offering will be taken

Duo-Piano Concert

Friday, February 2, 2018 7:30 PM

Redekopp & Edwards, pianos

Mark Edwards is organist of Baker Memorial United Methodist Church of St. Charles. Karin Redekopp Edwards is professor of piano at Wheaton College. Duo-piano works by Reger, Hovhaness, Bartok, and Infante will be included.

Pierce Chapel at Wheaton College

Washington and Franklin Streets

Wheaton, IL 60187

Admission free for students and Wheaton College ID holders.

$5 for seniors over 60; $10 general admission. Tickets available only at the door.

Brass, Organ and Choir Concert

Saturday, February 10, 2018 7:30 PM

Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble, with the Oriana Singers City Voices

Mark Sudeith, organist

Stephen Squires, conductor, for the principal work, "Love Songs (Shakespeare)."

William Chin, choral conductor

The holiday-themed "Shakespeare Valentines" concert will feature the world premiere of British-born composer Peter Meechan's "Love Songs (Shakespeare)." Commissioned by the Chicago Gargoyle ensemble, it's a half-hour neo-Romantic work in four movements for brass quintet, pipe organ, mixed-voice chorus, and narrator. The work was inspired by Shakespeare's love poems, specifically, four of his sonnets.

First United Church of Oak Park

848 Lake Street

Oak Park, IL 60301

General admission $20 per person; $15 seniors 55 and older; free, ages 17 and younger

Organ Concert with Lukas Hasler

Friday, February 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Young Austrian Organist, Lukas Hasler will perform music of Franck, Bach, Reger and Schumann and more in the great acoustics of St. Michael Church. The program is free; a free will offering will be received after the concert.

St. Michael Catholic Church

310 S. Wheaton Avenue

Wheaton, IL 60187

Free street parking and one short block from the Wheaton Metra stop, the church is easily accessible.

Organ Concert

Sunday, February 25, 2018 3:00 PM

Mark Edwards, organist

Music by Bach, Brahms and Reger are presented on the three-manual Berghaus pipe organ at First Congregational.

First Congregational Church of Elgin

256 E. Chicago Street

Elgin, IL

Jonathan Oblander

Sunday, March 18, 2018 3:00 PM

Madonna della Strada Chapel

1032 W. Sheridan Road

Chicago, IL 60660

Details at

Free parking in the main garage, enter from Kenmore and Sheridan.

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