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South Loop Music Festival

May 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
PianoForte Studios
1335 South Michigan Ave
IL 60605
South Loop Music Festival @ PianoForte Studios

The South Loop Music Festival highlights Chicago-area freelance classical musicians who are a vital part of the musical fabric of Chicago. They serve as members of regional orchestras, teach at smaller local colleges and universities, and are an important core of the substitute musician pool for larger well-known Chicago institutions such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Grant Park Music Festival, and the Orchestra of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. For more information call (847) 902-0733.

Ticket price includes a free meet and greet reception with the artists sponsored by Forty Winks Wines and Evanston Cellars.


Romance for piano solo                                          Germaine Tailleferre (1892 – 1983)

Forlane for flute and piano                                    Germaine Tailleferre

Sonata for flute and piano                                      Francis Poulenc (1899 – 1963)

Sonatine for clarinet and piano (1927)                Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)

Sonatine for clarinet and piano                             Arthur Honegger (1892-1955)


Dileep Gangolli, clarinet, is an active freelance clarinetist in Chicago. He is a member of the Chicago Sinfonietta and the Lake Forest Symphony. He has appeared as an extra with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and the Elgin Symphony Orchestra. He is a former member of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra.

Janice MacDonald, flute, is a native of Chicago who serves as principal flute of the Chicago Sinfonietta and solo piccolo of the Lake Forest Symphony. She regularly appears with many of the finest groups in Chicago, including the Joffrey Ballet Orchestra, Grant Park Orchestra, Chicago Philharmonic, Ravinia Festival Orchestra, and Chicago Opera Theater. Ms. MacDonald is an adjunct instructor of flute performance at Loyola University Chicago.

Beatriz Helguera-Snow, pianist, is native of Mexico City, and is active in the Chicago area as a recitalist, chamber musician, and collaborative pianist. She is the founder and artistic director of the Chicago Panamerican Ensemble, a group that promotes the classical chamber music of Mexico and other countries of the Americas.


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