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.


 

June:
Peter Oprisko: That's Amore, the Dean Martin Story
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Sunday, June 11th | 2:00 p.m.

Peter Oprisko hosted two nationally syndicated radio shows in the 1990s that featured pop music and interviews with music legends when he decided to embark on a singing career. He now performs over 300 engagements annually, interpreting adult pop, jazz, and Tin Pan Alley standards. He has also provided voiceovers for hundreds of commercials and has appeared in several films.
Join Peter as he celebrates Dean Martin's 100th birthday with the music from Dean's memorable life and career.


 


 

July:
Dave Rudolf's British Invasion Show Sign-up here

Sunday, July 30th | 2:00 p.m.

The British are coming, featuring music of the Beatles, Donovan, the Kinks, the Who, Joe Cocker and other British chaps! Multi-talented Dave Rudolf has released 32 CDs, written two books, appeared on national TV and radio shows, and composed soundtracks. He's opened for the Beach Boys, Tim McGraw, the Gatlin Brothers and many others.
Do you want to have a groovy time, hear great music and laugh?
Then come and join us for Dave's take on this musical era. A blast from the past!


 


 

August:
Four Hands Piano Concert
with Jimin Yun and Yoahn Kwon
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Sunday, August 13th | 2:00 p.m.

Jimin Yun was born in Korea and began her piano studies at age 5, winning many awards for her talent including the top prize for the National Arts Competition at age 12. After winning a scholarship she earned a Bachelor's Degree at Ewha Women's University in Seoul. She then came to the U.S. and earned her Master's Degree at the Manhattan School of Music in NYC. Her depth and passion have excited audiences at recitals and festivals in Korea and the U.S. She is the founder and leader of Apas Piano Trio and Jimin Yun and Friends duos. Pianist Yoahn Kwon, a native of South Korea, has won extraordinary critical acclaim for his deep musicianship, sensitivity and rare insight. Renowned critic Harris Goldsmith called him a 'versatile and interesting musician who keeps audiences' attention from beginning to end'.