There is a change to tonight’s summer concert series. The concert will now feature
the Summer Student Guitar Ensemble.
All concerts are free and open to the public. Concerts will be held at the Drs. Kenneth
and Catherine Ender Outdoor Pavilion on the north side of Harper's campus. Convenient
and free parking in lots 9 and 10. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. No seating will be
provided, concertgoers may bring their own lawn chairs, blankets, etc. In the event
of inclement weather, concerts will be moved to the J143 Theater.
June 8: Peter Aglinskas, solo guitar
Award-winning guitarist and Harper Music Department faculty member Peter Aglinskas
returns to the pavilion stage for a concert of his solo fingerstyle arrangements of
Latin, Jazz, Soul, and Classic Rock gems. Usher in the summer season with this not
to be missed musical event.
June 15: Pan Go Steel
An evening of musical compositions and arrangements for steelpan ensemble.
June 22: Cruising Across the Time Zones
Esteemed violinist Linda Veleckis joins guitarist and Harper Music Department faculty
member Peter Aglinskas for a concert of music from around the world featuring Afro-Cuban,
Argentinian, Brazilian, Baltic, Eastern European, and African-American styles. You
won’t want to miss this imaginative musical journey.
June 29: Harper Radio Presents
OK Cool and Pinksqueeze have emerged as two of the top bands in the Chicago independent
music scene. Now, backed by their latest releases, fawn and Be Gay, Have Fun, OK Cool
and Pinksqueeze are on the precipice of breaking through nationally.
July 6: Jazz Faculty
Harper College Jazz Faculty will perform Jazz classics, modern favorites and original
compositions. All selections have been arranged or composed by the faculty.
July 13: The Continental String Ensemble and The String Shredders
Harpers College’s violin/viola instructor Edgar Gabriel presents a double-header of
his two ensembles. The first half is the classical ensemble the Continental String
Ensemble presenting material from their brand new 1893 Album "Music from the Era of
the Chicago World's Fair". With harpist Tija Danilovics, guitarist Steven Vazquez,
Hannah Barton and Edgar on violins and viola. The second half is the pop/rock trio
the String Shredders with vocalist Arla Vox, guitarist Ron Steta and Edgar on electric
July 20: Harper Guitar Legacy Concert
Harper Guitar Legacy presents and evening of wonderful music by American Composers.
Hear members of the Harper Guitar Legacy and guests perform works by Joplin, Bernstein,
York, Morse and more! Hear different combinations of guitars from solo, duo, trio,
quartets and Full ensemble in this virtuosic presentation of our majestic American
July 27: Lab Band
The Harper College Lab band will perform classic and modern songs from the Jazz, Funk/Fusion
and New Orleans inspired repertoire. Students will be featured as soloists and arrangers.
Selections can range from artist Charlie Parker to Miles Davis to P-Funk.