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McHenry County Music Center

800 McHenry Avenue

Suite G

Crystal Lake, IL 60014



Tel:        (815) 356-6296



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The McHenry County Youth Orchestra and Academy will offer a masterclass and performance featuring the Avalon String Quartet on March 3, 2018, at 2 pm in The Listening Room at Lakeside Arts Park in Crystal Lake, Illinois.


Members of The Avalon String Quartet will work side-by-side with a handful of musicians from the McHenry Youth Orchestra in a free hour-long session.  Observe as these seasoned musicians share their artistic experience, as well as knowledge of technique and interpretation with the next generation of musicians.  Performers and audience members should not miss this great musical experience!

 Admission is free.  A $5 donation is suggested.  For more information please call MCYO at 815.356.6296

The Avalon String Quartet is quartet-in-residence at the Northern Illinois University School of Music, a 

This exciting group has performed in major venues including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the 92nd St Y, Merkin Hall, and Bargemusic in New York; the Library of Congress and National Gallery of Art in Washington DC; . Other performances include appearances at the Bath International Music Festival, Aldeburgh Festival, NPR’s St. Paul Sunday, Dame Myra Hess Concerts, Los Angeles Music Guild, and the Ravinia Festival.