Help Support Our Summer Concerts!

Concert donations can be mailed to:
PRFAS
PO BOX 89A
Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Update 6/25  11am:

Pizza will be available for purchase 6/28.

A portion of the proceeds will go to help fund the Concerts in the Park. 

Check out our new fundraising site; donations made easy!!!

https://www.gofundme.com/concerts-in-the-park

PARK RIDGE FINE ARTS SYMPHONY 

Barbara Schubert, Music Director and Conductor 

All concerts are at 8 pm in Hodges Park.  Admission is FREE. 

Summer 2019 Season 

Click here for copy of orchestral schedule    PRFAS.2019.Program.Schedule

Click here for copy of PRPD summer band schedule

2019.PRPD.Summer.Concerts.Schedule

Friday, June 28 2019 –  Patriotic Splendors  –  Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony

Mark the upcoming Fourth of July holiday with an array of patriotic favorites, from Morton Gould’s American Salute to Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, performed by the Fine Arts SymphonyWorks by John Williams, Jerome Kern, Richard Rodgers, and more add to the traditional celebration.

Click here for copy of today’s program.  2019.6.28.Program

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PRCW

 Join PRCW for an evening of wonderful music and our annual Gift Basket Raffle.  All proceeds benefit future PRFAS concerts.  Help PRCW make a difference!!! 

 

We’ll have 9 baskets with values of at least $200 each for raffle!!! 

Soul Jam; Tea for Two; Date Night; Wine; BBQ; Cubs; Get Fit; Get Moving; Pusheen the Cat.

Here are a few of the baskets.  Stop by our table to see all nine (9) baskets and the goodies in each.

Date Night

Fred Astaire Dance Lessons $119; Silvers Gift Card $50; Trader Joes $20; Pennyville Discounts $20; Illuminated Bottle $30.  Total estimated value $239.

 

Wine Basket

Winestyles Tasting for 20 $100; Picnic Blanket and Wine Carrier $50; Truman Gift Card $25; Pennyville Discount Coupons $20; 2 bottles wine $25; Illuminated Bottle $30.  Total estimated value $250.

 

CUBS BASKET

Cubs Tickets $100; Cubs Tote $35; Pullover $60; Polo $55; 2 Hats $50; Pennyville Discount Coupons $20.  Total  estimated value $320

 

Friday, July 12 2019–  Summer Dreams  –  Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony

Celebrate the height of summer – and the Taste of Park Ridge – with lively and colorful orchestral selections performed by the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony.  The program includes Hugo Alfven’s Midsommarvaka, selections from Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Dvořák’s beloved Symphony No. 8 in G Major.

Friday, July 19  2019–  Hollywood Heroes  –  Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony

To culminate the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony’s 2019 season, the orchestra presents a showcase of Hollywood Heroes, featuring music by Elmer Bernstein, Klaus Badelt, Hans Zimmer, and (of course) John Williams.  Indiana Jones, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and more:  you’ll meet them all through the great film scores of modern Hollywood!

Friday, July 26  2019–  Dance Band Hits through the Decades  –  Brian Patti Big Band

Always a favorite of Park Ridge audiences, the Brian Patti Big Band presents an evening of Dance Band Hits through the Decades  – from the Swing Era to today!  This lively program also includes a Salute to the great Aretha Franklin.

PRPD BAND – Friday, August 2 2019  –  Tino & The Latin Swing Factor   –  Sponsored by the Park Ridge Park District.

Latin band heating up the dance floor with salsa, cumbia and merengue music.  Enjoy free salsa lessons 7:15pm – 8:00pm.  

2019.PRPD.Summer.Concerts.Schedule

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Check prparks.org for PRPD sponsored concerts at Prospect Park.

Sunday June 30, 2019 2:30pm – 3:15pm  –  Istvan & His Imaginary Band

Friday August 9, 2019 8pm-9:30pm –  Tainted Jake

Sunday August 11, 2019 2:30pm – 3:15pm  –  Jodi Koplin & The Jigglejam Band

Friday August 16, 2019 8pm-9:30pm  –  Ginger Road

Hodges Park concerts are sponsored in part by the Music Performance Fund of the American Federation of Musicians as administered by the Chicago Federation of Musicians.  Thanks to the following organizations that contribute to making these concerts possible for our community.

  • Musician’s Performance Fund and Chicago Federation of Musicians
  • The City of Park Ridge
  • The Park Ridge Recreation & Park District

 

 

Help Support Our Summer Concerts!

Concert donations can be mailed to:
PRFAS
PO BOX 89A
Park Ridge, IL 60068