2016 - 2017 Musical Sunday
Musical Sundays are held from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. in the atrium of the library on the first floor. Patrons are invited to enjoy cookies and a cup of coffee or tea while they listen to the program or go about their usual library activities.
Kraig Kenning is a singer/songwriter and National slide guitar champion who will be performing in styles including contemporary folk, blues, roots rock, American Fingerstyle, and more!
October 2 - On the Same Page Event
Chopin and Friends: The Piano in the Romantic Era
Professional pianist Kimberly Davis will perform a piano program featuring works by Frederic Chopin as well as other great composers from his time period. Discover the importance of 19th century salons and how they contributed to the careers of many great artists.
Ken Rothacker and Debra Stombres
Warm up a November afternoon with a concert of Flute and Guitar music.
Ken Rothacker and Debra Stombres will take you through history with fresh new arrangements of familiar and enchanting melodies that you are sure to recognize. From the 17th century to the 70s, there will be something for everyone as they play a wide variety of
musical genres from the centuries, and
then the decades.
Rick Pickren is a singer and songwriter (and direct descendant of Buffalo Bill Cody!) who will be performing his program “A Prairie Holiday,” in the style of the American Cowboys!
Pianist and Singer Mick Archer will perform well-known theme songs from popular movies and TV shows. Everything from Oscar-winning masterpieces to silly TV jingles!
Joy Yu Hoffman
Join us for as we continue to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a performance by acclaimed harpist Joy Yu Hoffman! She will present a solo harp concert that features music in the classic, romantic, and impressionistic styles, as well as popular music of the 50’s and 60’s.
Sean Cleland, master fiddle player and executive director of the Irish Music School of Chicago, joins us for a performance of lively traditional Irish music. He'll talk about the fascinating history and importance of the Irish, their music and song in Chicago as well as demonstrate many different types of tunes on the fiddle. Come tap your feet and clap while Sean takes you on a tour of Ireland through its music.
Kent Arnsbarger, beach weather and island sounds music specialist, has been performing for over a decade as a solo steel drummer all across the Midwest. Join Kent as he transports us to the Caribbean and back with his soothing island tunes!
Gold record winner, Grammy nominated artist Dave Rudolf will be playing his British Invasion Show, featuring the music of The Beatles, The Who, Donovan, The Kinks, and other iconic Brits of the era!