IVCC Students ‘Prone’ to Musical Talent

Kacie Cusick, Social Media Manager

May 1, 2019

Filed under Concerts, Culture, Music, Student Life

Make some room in your playlist for a new local band you are about to fall in love with: Prone. Prone is a music group new to the scene that consists of IVCC student Joey Trupiano and some of his talented peers including Bailey...

The Newsies Strike of 1899: Still making headlines

Summer H.-Abernathy, Columnist

April 26, 2018

Filed under A&E, Concerts, Theater

“Newsies: The Musical” hit the Broadway stage in 2011 and Netflix in 2017, and throughout those years, young fans across the country have been cheering for their favorite newsboy rebels. Disney’s hit musical, which was...

Off go the winter boots, on go the dance shoes

IVLeader, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Filed under A&E, Concerts

Illinois Valley Community College’s Theatre department presents its annual holiday revue, “Jingle All the Way!” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8 and 9 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg...

Wind ensemble concert set for Oct. 5

Staff, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under A&E, Concerts

Illinois Valley Community College’s Wind Ensemble will offer a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs., Oct. 5 in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg Cultural Centre. The performance will include the music of Gustav Holst, Johan de Meij,...

IVSO schedules Pops Concert

Staff, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Concerts, Featured A&E

The Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra will have a Pops Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 in the Cultural Center. The concert features Masha Lakisova on violin. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for college students. IVCC...

We didn’t start the choir

Brittany Marx and Josh Rhinehart

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Concerts

Jeni Roether, director of the Illinois Valley Community College Choral Program, is more than qualified for her position. She began singing in second grade for the Illinois Valley Youth Choir, and she has been involved in choir...

IVCC Jazz Band performs with nationally known trumpet player

Aelsa Butler, IV Leader Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2016

Filed under A&E, Concerts, News

On May 5, the IVCC Jazz Band played a full concert featuring international award-winning trumpet player Stuart Mack. The ensemble is made up of IVCC students and community members. If you are interested in participating in...

Rihanna gets to work, work, work, work, work.

Aris Showers, IV Leader Opinion Editor

April 28, 2016

Filed under A&E, Concerts, Featured A&E

Top selling musical artist Rihanna graced the stage of Chicago United Center sold out April 15 concert. Rihanna tour included 36 cities in three months and her single “Work” has been No. 1 on Billboard top 100 charts for the...

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