Arts Alive Concert Series

Come to the library and enjoy a different musical experience each month! You'll have a chance to meet the musicians and visiting gallery artists following the concert. Refreshments will be served.

Held in the library's Community Room, these popular concerts are sponsored by the Friends of the Rolling Meadows Library.

Get your FREE tickets by calling the library at 847-259-6050, stop by the Welcome Desk or click the link next to the program listing and sign-up online! Persons with disabilities can arrange for special assistance by calling the library at least two weeks prior to any program.

BG Singers Encore!
Holiday Concert
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Sunday, December 4th | 2:00 p.m.

Encore! is the traveling performing ensemble of the Buffalo Grove Park District fine arts adult choir, the BG Singers. This talented group performs a variety of music from jazz to pop, and from oldies to the best of Broadway. They will be performing their very popular Holiday Show for us which features a medley of holiday songs that will put us in a festive spirit. Come in from the cold and warm up to the joyous season.




Charles Billington:
Classical Piano
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Sunday, January 15th | 2:00 p.m.

Charles began piano studies at age seven with significant recognition of his playing occurring three years later. He studied piano at North Park Academy, Northwestern, St. Olaf College, and the American Conservatory of Music. His teachers include Esther Kittlesby, Harold Reever, Gui Mombaerts, Gail Quillman, and Ramon Salvatore. Charles strives to tailor his recitals to his audience and discusses the compositions so that the listeners can gain a deeper understanding of his performance. Join us for an afternoon of classical music selections.




Steve Justman:
The History of American Country Music
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Sunday, February 19th | 2:00 p.m.

The History of American Country Music covers how the genre has developed from the late 1920s with the Carter Family and string bands to the modern day music industry. Many important country music figures are represented in this concert, including Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and many others. Steve Justman has been performing Americana, folk and popular music in the Chicago area and the Midwest for many years, entertaining in many of the best folk and acoustic venues in the area. He has performed on the radio and appeared at libraries, festivals and community events.