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Along with classical and jazz musicians, a marimba orchestra, and others performing in a wide array of styles, this event at Northwestern University in Evanston features master classes taught by musicians performing in the festival. For more information call 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

THURSDAY 30

7:30 Sharon Isbin, Patty Larkin, Kaki King. $25, $21 seniors, $10 students.

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall | 50 Arts Circle Dr.

FRIDAY 31

4:00 Harmonica master class with Howard Levy, Joe Filisko, and Franz Chmel. Free

Regenstein Recital Hall | 60 Arts Circle Dr.

7:30 Howard Levy, Joe Filisko, and Franz Chmel with the Windy City Harmonica Trio and Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. $14, $10 seniors, $5.50 students.

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall | 50 Arts Circle Dr.

SATURDAY 1

7:30 "Monster Saxophone Concert" with Jim Gailloreto, Anthony Molinaro, the Chicago Saxophone Quartet, and a 40-piece saxophone orchestra (Bartok, Gershwin, Bernstein). $14, $10 seniors, $5.50 students.

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall | 50 Arts Circle Dr.

THURSDAY 6

7:30 Daniel Bernard Roumain with the Mission. $14, $10 seniors, $5.50 students.

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall | 50 Arts Circle Dr.

FRIDAY 7

7:30 Paul Wertico & the Chicago Percussion All-Stars with John Moulder, Brian Peters, Dede Sampaio, Kalyan Pathak, and Ed Harrison. $14, $10 seniors, $5.50 students.

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall | 50 Arts Circle Dr.

SATURDAY 8

10:30 AM Percussion master class with Leigh Howard Stevens, Gordon Stout, She-e Wu, and Bob Becker. Free

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall | 50 Arts Circle Dr.

7:30 Marimba orchestra performs music from "Clair Musser's Legendary 1933 Chicago World's Fair Marimba Orchestra Extravaganza" (Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Bizet, Sousa). $14, $10 seniors, $5.50 students.

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall | 50 Arts Circle Dr.

Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): photo/Leslie Lyons.

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