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Illinois College Fine Arts Series announces 2022-23 season


The Illinois College Fine Arts Series will kick off its 43rd season of bringing outstanding, inspiring music to the Jacksonville area next month.

The season opens on Sept. 18 with a family concert by Liam Teague on steelpan and will include two additional musicians, including IC Drumline Director Tyler Carpenter, at 3 p.m. in Rammelkamp Chapel. Then, on Oct. 19, pianist Pei-I Wang will perform a solo concert.

The series will also bring back the Engelbach-Hart Music Festival, which offers three free concerts open to the community. The weekend begins with St. Louis-based Russian-American master pianist Alla Voskoboynikova on Friday, Nov. 11, followed by an IC Faculty Collage Concert on Saturday, Nov. 12. The festival will conclude with pianist George Winston on Sunday, Nov. 13.

Other season highlights include acclaimed Houston-based early music ensemble Istanpitta in January, organist Jan Kraybill in February and Momenta Quartet in March. Boston-based wind and string ensemble Hub New Music will close the season in April and will premiere a new work by Timothy Kramer, Illinois College professor emeritus.

Tickets for the opening family concert are $5. Individual tickets for the Illinois College Fine Arts Series are $15, and season tickets, which include all concerts, are available for $70 each. Students of all ages receive free admission. Tickets are available for purchase in advance by phone at 217.245.3192.

Fine Arts Series 2022-23 Season Calendar:

Liam Teague, steelpan - Family Concert
Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, 3 p.m.
Pei-I Wang, pianist
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Engelbach-Hart Music Festival - FREE Admission
Alla Voskoboynikova, pianist :: Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Faculty Collage Concert :: Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
George Winston, pianist :: Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, 3 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
Jan Kraybill, organist
Friday, Feb. 24, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
Momenta Quartet
Sunday, March 26, 2023, 3 p.m.
Hub New Music
Friday, April 14, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

For more information and a complete listing of Fine Arts Series concerts visit

About Illinois College

Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. The college is located in Jacksonville, Illinois. With an enrollment of more than 1,000 students, the college offers over 50 undergraduate programs. In 1932 the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.

Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

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