Upcoming Faculty and Guest Artist Performances
Upcoming Concerts 2019
All faculty, guest and student concerts will be held in the Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music’s Westbrook Auditorium, 1312 Park St, Bloomington, IL, unless otherwise noted. All concerts are free of charge. (Please note, our elevator is under repair and may not be available.)
Sunday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Brahms Sextet in Bb Major
Dvorak Romantic Pieces
Thursday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor
Debussy Piano Trio Lou Harrison Varied Trio for violin, piano, and percussion
Sunday, July 14 at 3 p.m. (Faculty/Student Concert)
Mozart Piano Quartet in Eb Major
Andre Previn Trio for oboe, bassoon, and piano
Thursday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Beethoven Archduke Piano Trio
Brahms C minor Piano Quartet
Saturday, July 20 at 3 p.m.
Guest Artists: Griffon String Quartet
Sunday, July 21 at 3 p.m. - Children’s Concert* place to be determined.
Thursday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Hindemith Sonata for Cello and Piano
Martin Piano Quintet Thursday, April 4 at 8 p.m.
Upcoming Student Illinois Chamber Music Festival Concerts
Saturday, July 13 at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 26 at 7:30 p.m. - Pre-final Concert
Saturday, July 27 at 3 p.m. - Final Concert
2019 Past Concerts
Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music, Free Where: Westbrook Auditorium, Illinois Wesleyan University campus
Guest Recital Series.
The Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music presents Dr. Silvan Negrutiu, piano, in its Guest Recital Series.
Sunday, April 7th at 3 p.m. Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music, Free Where: Westbrook Auditorium, Illinois Wesleyan University campus
Chamber Music Recital featuring
Michelle Lee Elliott, violin
Nina Gordon, cello
Ilia Radoslavov, piano
Sunday, March 24 at 3 p.m. Illinois Chamber Music Festival & Illinois Wesleyan University Concert, Free Where: Westbrook Auditorium, Illinois Wesleyan University campus Featuring Indianapolis Piano Quintet. The String Quartet (https://indianapolisquartet.uindy.edu/biography/) will be performing string quartets by Haydn and Grieg, and they will be joined by pianist R. Kent Cook for Robert Schumann's glorious Piano Quintet.
Saturday, February 2 at 7 p.m. Illinois Chamber Music Festival Concert Where: Capitol Lakes Grand Hall, Madison, WI Brahms Sextet in B-flat Major and Dvorak Four Romantic Pieces Leanne League & Michelle Lee Elliott, violins; Lisa Nelson & Jen Paulson, violas; Nina Gordon & Benjamin Whitcomb, celli
Sunday, February 3 at 3 p.m. Illinois Chamber Music Festival Concert Where: Light Recital Hall in the Greenhill Center for the Arts, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Brahms Sextet in B-flat Major and Dvorak Four Romantic Pieces Leanne League & Michelle Lee Elliott, violins; Lisa Nelson & Jen Paulson, violas; Nina Gordon & Benjamin Whitcomb, celli
Sunday, January 27 at 1 p.m. Illinois Chamber Music Festival Concert IWU’s Evelyn Chapel, 1301 N. Park St., Bloomington Brahms and Dvorak String Sextets Illinois Symphony Orchestra String Sextet featuring: Roy Meyer and
Erik Rohde, violins; Nicholas Jeffery and Lisa Nelson, violas; Ruth Marshall and Amy Catron, Celli
2018 Past Concerts
Sunday, July 8 at 7:30 pm (opening night)
Shostakovich Five Pieces for Two Violins and Piano
Gounod "My Beloved Spake" for soprano, cello, piano
Lutoslawski Epitaph for Oboe and Piano
Mahler Piano Quartet
Thursday, July 12 at 7:30 pm
Dvorak Piano Trio in F minor
Franck Sonata for Violin and Piano
Sunday, July 15 at 3:00 pm
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Tuesday, July 17 at 7:30 pm
Gaubert Aquarelle No. 1
Shostakovich Piano Quintet
Sunday, July 22 at 3:00 pm
Schubert Fantasy in F minor for piano four-hands
Beethoven Cello Sonata No. 3
Brahms Sextet in B-flat Major
Thursday, July 26 at 7:30 pm
Brahms C Major Piano Trio
Luhmann Ergo for English Horn and Piano
Borodin Piano Quintet
Saturday, July 28 at 3:00 pm
Final Faculty/Student joint concert
Student Performances, Summer 2018:
Saturday, July 14 at 3:00 pm
Wednesday, July 18 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, July 21 at 3:00 pm
Wednesday, July 25 at 7:30 pm
Friday, July 27 at 7:30 pm -- Pre-Final Concert
Saturday, July 28 at 3:00 pm -- Final Concert
Music for Food
Monday, July 23, 7:00 pm -- Concert Program TBA
Mennonite Church of Normal
805 South Cottage Avenue
Normal, IL 61761
This upcoming July 23, the Illinois Chamber Music Festival is proud to present a special concert as part of Music For Food, a musician-led initiative for local hunger relief. The Illinois Chamber Music Festival has been a proud participant of Music for Food for the past three years. This year’s concert will be on Monday, July 23 at 7:00 pm, located at the Mennonite Church of Normal, 805 South Cottage Ave., Normal, IL 61761. Our faculty and students will perform pieces by Schubert, Beethoven, Brahms, and others. Free-will offerings are encouraged, and all donations are tax-deductible. All proceeds will benefit Home Sweet Home Bread For Life Co-Op, a locally owned organization that helps families struggling with chronic food security issues. More information about Music for Food can be found at http://musicforfood.net.
Please join us for our fall/spring concert series! All faculty, guest artist, and student concerts take place on campus at IWU, unless otherwise mentioned, and are free and open to the public.
Illinois Chamber Music Festival at IWU
PO Box 2900
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900