Tag: St. Charles events
Kick off St. Charles Jazz Weekend with a performance by four of Chicago’s brightest jazz stars – pianist Jeremy Kahn, saxophonist/clarinetist Eric Schneider, bassist Dennis Carroll and drummer George Fludas. Friday, September 9, at the Baker Community Center in downtown St. Charles.
Judy Garland comes alive in a loving “centennial” tribute performed by her greatest portrayer, Joan Ellison, May 21 at the Baker Community Center, St. Charles.
Liam Teague explores “all things steelpan,” including its history, construction (they’re all hand-made), development of variously “voiced” steelpan instruments, its place in modern music, education trends and music repertoire, among other topics. Free program will be presented May 4 at the Baker Community Center, St. Charles.
Vocalist and guitarist Dennis O’Brien, a long-time local favorite, presents an evening of hits from the ’70s to the present day, April 16 at the Baker Community Center in St. Charles.
In this unique and entertaining musical program, singer-songwriter, storyteller, and Presidential Award winning chemistry teacher, Michael Offutt, takes you on a journey through the fascinating realms of science.
When you think of memorable film scores, two things may come to mind immediately – Disney films and The Wizard of Oz. The Dean-Dorhauer Jazz Orchestra plays Big Band versions of tunes from both in a concert they call, “The Wiz vs. Diz,” March 19 at the Baker Community Center, St. Charles.
Take an excursion with Jeorge Holmes and Diva Montell through one of the most important genres in our musical history in this Wednesdays @ One program, “Before Broadway, There Was Operetta,” March 2 at the Baker Community Center, St. Charles.
Warm up a mid-winter night with the sunny music of the NIU Steelpan Studio, an elite ensemble of the world-famous NIU Steelband, when they perform in concert February 19 at the Baker Community Center.
Wednesdays @ One returns for the 2022 winter/spring season with a program on the iconic 1957 Broadway musical, West Side Story, presented by Charles Troy.