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.


 

Andrew Carpenter:
Flights of Fancy

Sunday, September 21st | 2:00 p.m.

Described as "…an artist of great skill and rare sensitivity," Andrew Carpenter has performed as a saxophone recitalist and soloist throughout the Chicago area and the United States. He has performed on Chicago's Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series, appeared as a soloist with bands and orchestras and on Chicago-area new music concerts, and has recorded for Naxos with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra.


 

 

 

 


Oktoberfest:
The Happy Wanderers

Sunday, October 12th | 2:00 p.m.

The Happy Wanderers duo of Jerry on accordion and vocals and Judy on trumpet will take you to the streets of Munich with their mix of German polkas, waltzes, schottishes and drinking songs. The Happy Wanderers have performed all over the Midwest at Oktoberfests, churches, libraries, country clubs and private homes for the past 17 years.

 

 


EStrella Piano Duo:
Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker and Other Favorites

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

Svetlana Belsky and Elena Doubovitskaya are the EStrella Piano Duo, bursting onto the musical scene in 2011 with a series of concerts celebrating the great Russian masterpieces for piano duet. Both women share Russian heritage and training, and an enthusiasm for playing together. Svetlana Belsky has appeared as a recitalist and chamber pianist in the Ukraine, Russia, Poland, China, Hong Kong, and throughout the United States, as well as soloist with several Illinois orchestras. Elena Doubovitskaya performed her debut recital in Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall as part of Artists International Presentations, followed by numerous engagements in the United States, Germany, Austria, Italy, the Czech Republic and Russia.