Rock Valley College unveils spring concerts schedule

The Rock Valley College Music Department announces its schedule of concerts for spring 2005. The season begins Sunday, Jan. 30 with a string quartet concert featuring guest performers from the Rockford Symphony and the Chicago Sinfonietta. Theme is “Night of Classical String Quartet Music from Vienna.”

The RVC Jazz Festival returns in February, and a series of concerts by the College/Community Orchestra with the Community Chorale fill the April schedule. Early May, the Old Towne Band returns to the Performing Arts Room stage.

The schedule is as follows:

RVC Music Consortium/String Quartet Concert – Sun., Jan. 30, 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Room (PAR), RVC Main Campus

Jazz Festival – Sat., Feb. 19, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., concert at 2:30 p.m. in PAR, RVC Main Campus

Student Recital – Wed., March 23, 10 a.m., PAR, RVC Main Campus

College/Community Orchestra – Fri., Apr. 22, 7 p.m., PAR Concert Choir and Chamber Singers – Sun., Apr. 24 7 p.m. in the PAR

Community Chorale – Fri., Apr. 29, 7:30 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 1203 Comanche Dr. (free)

Community Chorale – Sat., Apr. 30, 7:30 p.m. in the PAR

Children’s Choir – Tues., May 3, 7:30 p.m. in the PAR

Student Recital – Wed., May 4, 10 a.m. in the PAR (free)

Old Towne Band – Thurs., May 5 – 7-7:30 p.m. in the PAR

Pops Concert – Sun., May 8, 2 p.m., Starlight Theatre, RVC Main Campus (free)

Tickets for the Consortium concert are $8 for adults, $5 seniors/students. Tickets for Old Towne Band concerts are $2 general admission. Tickets for the Children’s Choir concert are $2 general admission (children free). For all remaining concerts requiring tickets, the prices are $5/adults, $4 seniors/students.

To order tickets, call 921-2160. For information on the concerts, call 921-3401.

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