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 at the Welcome Desk, or call the library at 847-259-6050 to reserve them.

Persons with disabilities can arrange for special assistance by calling the library at least two weeks prior to any program.


 

Traditional
Trillium

Sunday, March 2nd | 2:00 p.m.

Trillium is an acoustic folk quartet with an eclectic repertoire ranging in style from Celtic to bluegrass to ragtime to swing that appeals to all age groups and most musical tastes! This seven-year-old group has performed at countless festivals, over four dozen libraries, coffee houses, wineries, and other venues in the midwest. Musicians include: Mim Eichmann on hammered dulcimer, vocals, and percussion; Ed Hall on guitar, banjo and vocals; Jonathan De Souza on fiddle and mandolin; and Doug Lofstrom on bass and vocals.


 

 

 

 


Classical
Norman Lee

Sunday, April 6th| 2:00 p.m.

Come and hear Norman Lee amaze you with works from Schubert and Sergio Prokofiev masterfully played on the library's baby grand piano. Mr. Lee received a Masters degree of Music from The University of Western Ontario working under Professor Ronald Turini. He frequently plays for various radio and television programs all over the world and has also performed many concerts in Hong Kong, United States, Canada , U.K., Italy, Russia, Taiwan and China. Along with performing, Norman is also a dedicated music educator.

 

 


Ragtime
Deborrah Wyndham

Sunday, May 18th | 2:00 p.m.

Seen on ABC Chicago, FOX and NBC, contemporary pianist/composer Deborrah Wyndham has performed for over 3,000 audiences in a variety of venues all across the states. Her original instrumental piano music is a fusion of modern classical and light jazz while her arrangements of familiar jazz tunes are in the style of traditional jazz such as stride and ragtime. Listeners have repeatedly described her playing as sounding "like four hands".