Posted by: sycamorechamberofcommerce | December 4, 2017

Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops Concert Friday and Saturday

DEKALB, Ill. – The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra plans to delight concert-goers once again with its annual Holiday Pops concert on Friday, December 8, at 7 pm, and new this season, an encore performance on Saturday December 9, at 2 pm, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, inside the Music Building, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb.

The orchestra will play music of the holiday season, including contemporary and familiar traditional music and holiday favorites including, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On an Open Fire) featuring singer Marybeth Kurnat.

Pre-concert music will be provided by the NIU Suzuki Strings Program, directed by Concertmaster Ann Montzka Smelser. Post-concert music will be provided by the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet. Refreshments will be served after the Friday night performance. This concert is supported in part by the George E. and Betty B. Dutton Foundation.

It is recommended to arrive early to this popular concert. Changes in programs, dates, times and location of concerts will be posted on the website. Tickets go on sale 30 minutes prior to each concert. All seats are general admission. Individual ticket prices are $16 for adults, $11 for seniors 62 and over, and a special discounted price of $6 for students (with a valid school i.d. card), and $6 for children under 12.

To learn more about the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra, visit or the KSO’s Facebook page.


Photo by Tamara Farrell attached.

Thank you!


Tamara Farrell

Publicist and Music Librarian

Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra

P.O. Box 310, DeKalb, Illinois

815.517.3700 cell

kishorchpr@gmail.comKSO Holiday Pops


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