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Lake Forest Symphony announced today that Executive Director Susan Lape will step down from her role March 1. She will assume the role of Executive Director of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras, which is the nation’s premier youth orchestra program.
Stewart Kerr, a longtime resident of Lake Forest and an experienced non-profit leader, has been appointed Board President and will lead the search for a new Executive Director.
Heralded as “a musician of remarkable gifts” by the Chicago Tribune and “a cellist afraid of nothing” by the Chicago Sun Times, Allison Eldredge will perform with the Lake Forest Symphony on Saturday, November 12, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, November 13, at 2 p.m. at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts.
In addition to attending the Lake Forest Symphony's annual series concerts held at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, patrons wanted something more, for example, a shorter concert on a weeknight closer to Lake Forest, said the symphony's executive director Susan Lape.
Most petting zoos feature a variety of farm animals, but when they’re hosted by the Lake Forest Symphony, they’re home to an array of musical instruments instead.
Classical music aficionados used to heading downtown Chicago for programs at Orchestra Hall from fall through spring and to Ravinia Festival in the summer would do well to also check out the Lake Forest Symphony concerts.
As four musicians from the Lake Forest Symphony played "It's Only Make Believe" from the musical "Showboat" at Lake Forest Place, a woman toward the back of the room began to sing along...
Masterworks performances are held at The James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, IL.
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