SPRINGFIELD – Grammy Award winner John McLaughlin Williams will serve as guest conductor for a performance by the UIS Chamber Orchestra, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, in the TV studio at the University of Illinois at Springfield. Both the concert and a reception immediately following are open to the public.
The recital is presented as part of the campus' annual Arts Night, sponsored by the Alumni Association.
In this intimate recital of chamber music, Maestro Williams will direct the orchestra in two works by George Frederick McKay as well as smaller ensemble performances including a string quartet, piano trio, viola/flute duo, and the Celluba quintet.
Concert tickets are $5 and are available at the Sangamon Auditorium Ticket Office. All proceeds will benefit the UIS Music Student Merit Award Scholarship Fund.
UIS' TV studio is located in the Office of Electronic Media, on the lower level of the Public Affairs Center.