Liam Teague to kick off 43rd Fine Arts Series


Liam Teague will perform on Sunday, Sept. 18, at 3 p.m. in Rammelkamp Chapel.

Hailed as the “Paganini of the Steelpan,” Liam Teague’s commitment to demonstrating the great musical possibilities of the steelpan has taken him around the world in acclaimed solo and ensemble performances. A native of Trinidad and Tobago, Teague is director of the world-renowned Northern Illinois University Steelband.

Bring the entire family to this exciting, unique event that will include Jacksonville’s own Tyler Carpenter. Carpenter is a percussionist and leads IC’s drumline. For this family-friendly program, adult tickets will be just $5.

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

For a full calendar of Fine Arts Series and other Illinois College events, 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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