These "Play-In" events and the MYAC
Oak Brook program are open to all ages and levels.
The show is being jointly organised by MYAC
, set up to improve community facilities for families and young people, and Marsden and Slaithwaite Transition Towns (MASTT), an environmental group that wants to encourage greener lifestyles.
View the historic Fort Sheridan location of the MYAC
Center, where weekly rehearsals of orchestra, chamber music, jazz ensembles and combos, choral ensembles, and early childhood music classes take place.
Jenni Smith-Wignall from MYAC
said: "Our hope for the event is to encourage more people to buy their clothing from charity shops instead of buying new clothes from the high street.
Guests were called to dinner in the adjacent ballroom decorated with a lush spring floral theme, as a grand "Sound of Music" medley filled the room, sung by a full choir accompanied by the Symphony Orchestra led by MYAC
Founder and Director Dr.
Evanston, IL), MYAC
orchestras perform beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Allan Dennis on Sunday April 28 at MYAC
's spring concert at Pick Staiger Concert Hall on the campus of Northwestern University.
Enrollment for students in MYAC
's non-audition based classes and groups is ongoing.
* A full calendar of MYAC
events and an online ticket purchasing portal.
Students from elementary through 12th grades competed for more than $20,000 in scholarships and cash prizes in the MYAC
Division and the Open Division, which were both further divided into the Junior Level (up to 8th grade) and the Senior Level (9th through 12th graders).
The past two events have raised over $11,000 for MYAC
and we hope the addition of a casino will up the ante for the Celebrate Highwood operating fund as well, so we can keep our events running."