The 2019-20 season, titled Move explores the rich traditions of Dalcroze, ballet, and folk dance. The season will feature Elgin’s acclaimed Ballet Folklórico Huehuecoyotl and Joffrey Ballet artist Luis Vazquez. Download the season poster here.
When the touring show Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown comes to the Hemmens Cultural Center on September 23, the St. Charles East High School String Quartet will have the privilege of joining the professional musicians on stage to add some orchestral texture to the evening. The show pits Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction against rival Brit boys Abbey Road in an all-out musical showdown for rock dominance. The […]
Join us at one of the Q&A sessions Sunday, October 6 to hear from representatives of three area schools, each offering distinct programs and a variety of opportunities for both music majors and non-majors.
Dear EYSO Fan, This is the time of year we reflect on where we have been and where we are going. Last season took us on an adventure with The Little Prince, the time-honored classic novella written by French aristocrat, author, and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. With the Prince and our musical repertoire as guides, students explored big ideas: the importance of seeing beyond the surface; the meaning of multiple […]